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BIOGRAPHICAL REGISTER 



(Officers ani) OSrakatts 



U. S. IILITAEY ACADEMY, 

AT 

WEST POINT, N. T., 

FROM ITS 

ESTABLISHMENT. MARCH 16, 180a 

TO THE 

ARMY RE-ORGANIZATION OF 1866-67. 

BY 

BVT. MAJOR-GENERAL GEORGE W.^CULLUM, 

OOI/)NE^. CORPS OP ENGINEEES, U. S. ARMY. 

SECOND EDITION. 



VOL. II. 



NEW YORK: 
D. VAN NOSTRAND, 192 BROADWAY 

1868. 



Ekitered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by 

GEORGE W. CULLUM, 

In tbe Oerk's office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York. 



0. S. W»tTCOTT A Co., Prlulan, :» Jobn Stn«t, N. Y, 



SERVICES AMD PROMOTIONS 



GRADUATES 



OF THE 



UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY. 



NtJMBER. 1S41. Class Rank. 



CLASS OF 1841. 



1059 . (Born Mas. ) . .. . ZEALOUS B. TO"WER (Ap'd Mas. ) . . 1 

Military EQstory. -Cndot at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1. Isil, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Second Lieut., Corps of Exgineers, July 1, 1841. 

Served: as Assistant to the Board of Engineers, 1841-42; at the Military 

Academy, 1842-43, as Asst. Professor of Engineering, Aug. 31, 1842, to Apr. 4, 

1843, — and as Principal Asst. Professor of Engineei-ing, Apr. 4 to Aug. 29, 

1843; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of the Defenses of Hampton 

Beads, Va., 1843-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the 

Siege of Vera Cniz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 

(BvT. First. Lieut., Apr. 18, 1817, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Conduct in the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex. ) 

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Apr. 24, 1847) 

1847, — Reconnoissance of San Antonio, Aug. 18, and of the Pedregal, 

Aug. 18-19, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847, where he led the Storm- 

(BvT. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 

ing column, Battle of Molino del Rey. Sep. 8, 1847, — Reconnoissance of the 

southern approaches to the City of Mexico. Sep. 9-13, 1847,— Storming of Chapul- 

tepec, Sep. 13, 1847, where he was wounded, — and Assault and Capture of the 

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

in the Battle of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 

City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Superintending Engineer of the repairs of 



GKADUATES OF THE 



Nttmbeb. 1841. Class KA^fx. 

the Harbor Defenses of Portland, Me., and of Portsmouth, N. H., 1848-53,— 
of Surveys and repairs of harbor works on the North-east Coast, 1852-53, — of 
the l;uilding of fortifications at Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, Cal., 
1853-57,— of the construction of San Francisco Custom House and Appraiser's 
(Captain, Corps of Engineebs, July 1, 1855, foe Foubteen Yeabs' 
Continuous Service) 
Store, Cal., 1855-58, — and of the buildin" the Defenses at Fort Point, at the 
entrance of San Francisco Bay, Cal., 1857-58; as Member of the Board of 
Encrineers for projecting the Defenses of the Pacific Coast, May, 1853, to 
July 31, 1858; on leave of absence in Europe and Asia, 1859-60; as Member 
of special Board for an-anging details of Iron Carriages and Platforms for Sea- 
coast Guns, 1860; and on Temporary duty in U. S. Treasury Department, 
1860-61. 

Served during the Bebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief 
Engineer in Defense of Ft. Pickens, Fla., Feb. 20, 1861, to May 10, 1862, being 

(Majob, Corps of Engineer.s, Auo. 6, 1861) 

present at the Repulse of the Rebel Attack on Santa Rosa Island, Fla. , Oct. 9, 

1861,— and participated in the Bombardments of the Work, Nov. 22-23, 1861, 

(BvT. LiECT-CoL., Nov. 23, 1861, for Gallant and Mkritorious 

Services during the Defense of Ft. Pickens, Fla.) 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 23, 1861) 

and Jan. 1, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, July -Aug., 1862, being 

engaged in the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9, 1862, — Actions at Rap- 

(Bvt. Colonel, Aug. 9, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Ser\'ices at the Battle of Ced.vr Mountain, Va. ) 

pahaunock Station, Aug. 20 and 21, 1862, — Action of Thoroughfare Gap, 

Aug. 28, 1862, — and Battle of Manassas, Aug. 30, 1862, where he was severely 

wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, Aug. 30, 1862, to 

June, 1864: as Superintendent of the U. S. MiliU^n* Acaderav, July 8 to Sep. 8, 

1864; as Chief Engineer of the Defenses of NashWUe, Ten., Sep. 28, 1864, 

to July, 1865, and as such directed the Engineer Operations during their 

Investment by the Rebel Anny under General Hooil, Dec, 1864, and was 

engi\ged in the Battle of Nashville, Dec. 15-16, 1864; as luspector-Geneml 

of Fortifications of the Military Division of the Mississippi, Oct 20, 1864, to 

July, 1865, being engaged upon an Inspection of the Defenses of Tennessee, 

Mar. -May, 1865; as Chief Engineer of the MUitiiy Division of the Tennes- 

(BvT. Brio. -General, IJ. S. Army, M.vr. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services at the Battle of Groveton, Va. ) 

(BvT. Maj.-General, U. S. Army, Mab. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Mebitobious SER^^cEs in the Field dcbing the Rebellion) 

(BvT. Maj.-Gener.a.l, U. S. Volunteers, Junt: 12. 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

see, July, 1865, to Jan. 13. 1866, being President of Board of Appraisers of 

the Railroad Property in that Division, Aug. 1865, to Jan. 13, 1866; as Mem- 

(LiEUT. -Colonel, Corps of Engineers, Nov. 11, 1865) 
ber of Joint Board of Army and NaN'y Officers on Harbor Defenses, Torpedoes, 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 
otc, Feb. 9 to Sep. 1, 1866, — of Board for Examining and Improving Wash- 
ington City Canal, Mar. 10 to July, 1866,— of Board of Engineers. Sep. 11, 1866, 
to May 18, 1867, to carry out in detail the Modificjttious of the Defenses in 
the vicinity of Boston, Mas., as proposed by the Board of Jan. 27. 1864. —and of 
Board to prepare Engineer Regulations, Nov. 6-28, 1864; as Superintending 
Engineer of the construction of the Defenses of Portsmouth harbor, N. H.. 
Aug. 22, 1866, to May 18, 1867; and as Member of I^oard of Engineers for 
Fortifications, and Harbor and River Obstrai^tions. required for the Defense 
of the Territory of the United States, since May 18, 1867. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 



NnMBEE. 1841. Class Rank, 



1060 (Bom Ct.) HORATIO G. "WRIGHT (Ap'd Ct). .2 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was gradiiated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1841. 

Sei-ved: as Assistant to the Board of Engineers. 1841-42; at the Military 
Aoademv, 1842-44. as Asst. Teacher of French, Aug. 31. 1842, to Jan. 20, 
1843.-.\sst. Profe.ssor of Engineering. Jan. 20 to .\.ug. 29. 1843,— and Prin- 
cipal Asst. Profes-sor of Engineering, Aug. 20. 1SS43, to July 2, 1844; as Assist- 
ant to the Board of Engineei-s, 1844-40; on a ililitary Tour of Inspection with 
the Secretarj' of War, 1845; as Superintending Engineer of the building of 
Ft. Jefterson, Tortugas, Fla., 1846-50, -and of Repairs of St. Augustine Sea- 

(FiRST Lieut., Corps of Engineers. Feb. 28, 1848) 
wall. Improvement of St. John's River, and Haul-over Canal, Fla, 1852-53; as 
Light-house Engineer in Florida, 1852-53; as Member of Commission for pro- 
jecting a plan for the Improvement of St. John's River, 1853; as Superintend- 
ing Engineer of the building of Ft. Taylor and Na^•5'Coal Depot, at Key West, 
Fill., 1854-55; a.s Assistant to the Chief Engineer, at Washington, D. C, 
(Captain, Corps op Engineers, July 1, 1855, for Fourteen Years?' 
Continuous SER\^CE) 
1856-01 ; as Member of Board for arranging details of Iron Carriages and Plat- 
forms for Sea-coast Guns. 1860, -and of Board for testing and reporting upon 
the qualities of the 15-inch gun as a part of our system of Ordnance. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief En- 
gineer of the Expedition to destroy Norfolk Navy Yard, Va., Apr., 1861; as 

(Major, 13th Infantry, May 14, 1861: Declined) 
Ynlunteer .\ide to General Heintzleman, in the crossing of the Potomac River 
into Virginia, and tiking possession of the heights opposite Washington, 
May 24. 1861 : as Engineer in constructing Ft. Ellsworth and other Defenses of 
Wivshimirton. D. C. >Liy 25 to July 15. 1861 ; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 

1861. being engaged a.s Chief Engineer of General Heintzleman's Division in 
the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861: in the Port Royal. S. C, Expedition, 1861, 
being engaged as Chief Engineer in its organization, July 24 to Sep. 14, 1861, — 

(M.uoR, Corps OF Engineers, Aug. 6, 1861) 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 14, 1861) 

and in command of Brigade, Sep. 15. 1861, to Feb. 28, 1862, making Recon- 

noissance of the enemy's works at Port Royal, Nov. 5, 1861, and present 

at the Capture of Hilton Head, Nov. 7. 1861; in command, Feb. 28 to June 2, 

1862, of the land forces in the Florida Expedition, which captured Fernandina, 
Jack.sonville, and St. Augustine, Fla. ; in command of Division in the Attack 
on Secessionville, James' Island, S. C, June 16, 1862; in command of the 

(Major-Gener.al, U. S. Volunteers, July 18, 1862, to Mar. 12, 1863) 
Department of the Ohio, Aug. 19, 1862, to Mar. 26, 1863,— and of the 
District of Louisville, Ky.. Mar. 26 to Apr. 26. 1863; in command of Division 
(Army of the Potomac)' in the Pennsylvania Campaign, May July, 1863, be- 
ing engaged in the Passage of the Rappahannock, June 6, 1863, —Battle of 
Gettysburg (after a forced march of 35 miles^, July 2-3, 1863,— Skirmish at 
Fairfield. Pa., July 5. 1863. -and Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton, Va., 
July. 1863; in theRapidan Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Dec, 1863, 
being engaged, commanding 6th Corps, in the Capture of the Rebel works 
at Rappahannock Station, Nov. 7, 1863,— and Operations at Mine Run, 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Nov. 8, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of Rappahannock, Va. ) 
Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 1863, including Action of Locust Grove, Nov. 27, 1863; as 
Iklember of the Board of Engineers to Reorganize our system of Sea-Coast 
Fortifications, Jan. 27 to May 31, 1864; in command of Division, Apr. 24 to 
May '.), 1864, and subsequently of 6th Army Corps (Army of the Potomac), in 



GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1841. Class Kank. 

the Richmond Campaign, being engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, 

May 5-6, 1864,— Battles about Spottsylvania, May 8-21, 1864, where he was 

(M\.JOR- General, U. S. Volunteers, May 12, 1864) 

(BvT. Colonel, May 12, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious 
Services at the Battle of Spottsylvaxla, Va. ) 
wounded,— Battles of North Anna, May 23-24, 1864,— Battle of Tolopotomy, 
May 30, 1864,— Battles and Actions of Cold Harbor, June 1-13, 1864, — 
and Siege of, and Battles about Petersburg, June 23-July 10, 1864; in 
the Washington Campaign, in command of 6th Array Corps, July, 1864, 
being engaged in the Defense of the Capibil, July 11-12, 1864, — Action 
before Ft Stevens, D. C, July 12, 1864,— Skirmish at Snicker's Gap, 
July 18, 1864, while in Pursuit of General Early's Rebel Raiders to 
Winchester, Va.,— and return to Washington, D. C., July, 1864; in the 
Shenaudoah Campaign, in command of 6th Army Corps, Aug. -Dec, 
1864, being engaged in the Action of Charlestown, Va., Aug. 21, 1864,— 
Battle of Opequan, Sep. 19, 1864,— Battle of Fisher's Hill, Sep. 22, 1864.— 
Battle of Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864, where he wiis wounded,— and num- 
erous skirmishes; in the Richmond Campaign, in command of 6th Corps 
(Army of the Potomac), Dec, 1864-Apr., 1865, being engaged in the Siege of 
(BvT. Brig.-Gener.\l. U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services at the Battle of Cold H.arbob, Va.) 

Petersburg, — in the Action of Mar. 25, 1865, capturing the intrenched picket 

line of the enemy,— in the Assault, which, by breaking the enemy's hues. 

Apr. 2, 1865, terminated the Siege, — Pursuit of the Rebel Army, .\pr. 3-9, 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services at the Capture of Petersburg, Va.) 
1865,— Battle of Sailor's Creek. Apr. 6, 1865,— and Capitulation of General 
Lee. with the Rebel Army of Northern Virginia, at Appomatox C. H.. Apr. 9, 
1865;* on March to North Carolina, in command of 6th Corps, to operate 
against the Rebel Army under General J. E. Johnston, .\pr. 23-27. 1865,— and 
return March to Washington, D. C. May 16-June 2. 1865. where Corps was 
mustered out of sersnce; assigned to command of, and organized Provisional 
Army Corps, June- July, 1865; in command of the Department of Texas, July 

(LiEUT.-CoL., Corps of Engineers, Nov. 23, 1865) 
20, 1865, to Aug. 18, 1866.— and of District of Texas. Aug. 18-28, 1866; as Mem- 
ber of Board to conduct Experiments on the use of Iron in Permanent Defenses, 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Sep. 1, 1866) 
Sep. 11, 1866, to May 18. 1867,— of Board of Engineers, Oct 2 to Nov. 24, 
1866, to cany out in detail the Modification of the Deftu.ses in the vicinity of 
New York, as proposed by the Board of Jan. 27, 1864, — and of Board to prepare 
Engineer Regulations, Nov. 6 28, 1866; as Assistant to the Chief of Engineers, in 
charge of the Third Division of the Engineer Department at Washington, 
D. C, Nov. 8, 1866, to May 18, 1867; as Member of Board for the Armament 
of Fortifications, Jan. 18 to Feb. 6, 1867, — and of the Board of Engineers for 
Fortifications and Harbor and River Obstructions required for the Defense of 
the Territory of the United States, since May 18, 1867. 

« Tho thanks of the Legislature of his native Stale, Connoctiout, were tendered to General 
Wrigbt by resolutions of June 14, 1865, "for his eminent services in tho late w.ir, as com- 
mander of the flrsl brigade that set foot on tho soil of South Carolina, in which wore Terry and 
Hawley and Chatfleld and other noblo soldiers of Omneciicut; as comnwnler of the First 
Division of tho gallant Sixth Corps, at Gettysburg, and through all tho woarisorao marches and 
sanguinary b;ittles from thit vict )ry to Iho fall of the modest, yet great, Goneral Sedgwick; to; 
the energy, skill, and courage, which from that sad day ho cli^piiyed as commander of the Sixth 
Corps i:i many brilliant engagements, an I especially at Cold Ilarbor, in front o Petersburg, at 
Washington during the last rebel rai I, in the Shenandoah Valley at Opequan, Fisher's Hill a id 
Cjdar Creek, and in tho last blooly assault and terrible pursuit which, ending iu the capture of 
Lee and bis army, decided the fate of the Rebellion." 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 



NuMBEK. 1S41. Class Rank. 



1061 . . (Bom MA ) . . . . M ASILLON HARRISON .... (Ap'd at Large) 3 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, ISil, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., Cokps of Engineeks, July 1, 1841. 

Served: as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Warren, Boston harbor, 
Mas., 184:1-43; as Assistant to the Board of Engineers, 1843-44; as Asst. 
Engineer in building Ft. Montgomery, Rouse's Point, N. Y., 1844-46, — and 
Ft Taylor, Key West, Fla., 1846-47; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; on 
Special duty in the Engineer Bureau at Washington, D. C, 1848; as Asst. 

(First Lieut., Cokps of Engineers, May 24, 1848) 
Engineer on the fortifications of New York harbor, 1848-49; and as Superin- 
tending Engineer of the repairs of Fts. Hamilton and Lafayette, New York 
harbor, 1849-54, — of the Harbor Improvements on the New Jersey Coast, 
1852-54, — of Ft. Schuyler, at the Eastern entrance to New York harbor, 
1853-54,— and of Survey of Port Jefferson, Long Island, N. Y., 1853-54. 
Died, Feb. 2, 1854, at Ft. Schuyler, N. Y. : Aged 35. 



1062. (Bom La.) SMITH STAJNTSBURY (Ap'dMd.)..4 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1841. 

Served as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Ft. Monroe Arsenal, Va., 1841-42, — at 

Washington Arsenal, D. C, 1842-43,— at Ft. Monroe Arsenal, 1843,— and at 

Mount Vernon Arsenal, Va., 1843-44. 

Resigned, May 31, 1844. 

Civil History. — Banking-house Clerk, Baltimore, Md., smce 1848. 



1063. . (Bom Mas.) AMIEL "W. WHIPPLE (Ap'd Mas.) . .5 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1841. 
Transferred to Top. Engineers, Sep. 28, 1841. 
Served: as Afist. Top. Engineer on Hydrographic Survey of Patapsco River, 
Md., 1841, — on Mihtary Reconnoissance of the approaches to New Orleans, 
La., 1841-42, — and on Trigonometrical and Hydrographic Survey of Ports- 
mouth harbor, N. H., 1842-4i; as Asst. Astronomer upon North-eastern 
Boundary Survey between the United States and the British Provinces, 
1844-49, — and upon Mexican Boundary Survey, 1849-53; as Engineer in 

(First Lleut., Top. Engineers, Apr. 24, 1851) 
charge of Explorations and Surveys of Railroad Route near the 35th Parallel, 
Crom the Mississippi River to the Psicific Ocean, 1853-56; as Light-house En- 
(Captain, Top. Engineers, July 1, 1855, for Fourteen Years' 
Continuous Service) 
gineer of 10th L. H. District, 1856-61; as Engineer in charge of Ship Channel 
over St Clair Flat, 1856 61, —and of Ship Channel through Lake George and 
Neebish Rapids of St Mary's River, Fla., 1856-61. 



GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1841. Class Bane. 



Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-63: as Chief 
Topographical Engineer of the Defenses of Washington, D. C, south of the 
Potomac, June 1 to July 15, 1861, — of the Army of the Potomac, in the Manassas 
Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 
(BvT. LiEUT.-CoL., July 21, 1861, for G.u.la:st and Meritorious 
Services in the Manassas Campaign) 
1861, — of General McDowell's Division in the Defenses of Washington, July 25, 

(Major, Top. Engineers, Sep. 9, 1861 : Corps of Engineers, JIar. 3, 1863) 
1861, to Mar. 13, 1862,— and of 1st Army Corps, Mar. 13 to Apr. 2, 1862; in 

(Brig.-Gen'eral, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 14, 1862) 
command of Brigade in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, south of the Poto- 
mac, Apr. 23 to Sep. 8, 1862, and of Division, Sep. 8 to Oct 10, 1862; and in 
the Rappahannock Campaign, in command of 3d Division, 3d Coips (Army of 
the Potomac), Oct., 1862, to May 4, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of 
(BvT. Colonel, Dec. 13, 1862, for Gall.ujt and Meritorious Services 
IN THE Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.) 
Fredericksburg, Dec. 13-15, 1862,— and Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2-4, 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, May 4, 1863, for Gallant and Merito- 
rious Services at the Battle of Chancellorsville, where 
HE WAS Mortally Wounded) 
(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, May 6, 1863) 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, May 7. 1863. for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 
1863, where he was Mortally Wounded. 

Died of Wounds, May 7, 1863, at Washinoton, D. C: Aged 46. 



1064. (Bom Pa.) JOSIAH GORGAS (Ap'd N. Y.)..6 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militarj- Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Ordn.\nce, July 1, 1841. 
Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1841-43, — 
at Detroit Arsenal, Mich., 1843-44.— and at Watt^rvliet Arsenal. N. Y., 1844^5; 
on leave of absence in Europe, 1845-46; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Water- 
vliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846^8, being engaged 

(First Lieut., Ordnance, Mar. 3, 1847) 
in the Siege of Vera Cruz. Mar. 9-29, 1847 —and in charge of the Ordnance 
Depot at Vera Ciniz, 1847-48 ; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Watervliet Arsenal. 
N. Y., 1848-51, — a Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., 1851. — and at Ft. Monroe Arsenal, 
Va., 1851-53; in command of Mount Vernon Arsenal, Ala., 1853-56, — of Ken- 
(Captain, Ordnance, July 1, 18-55, for Fourteen Y'ears' 
Continuous Service) 
nebec Arsenal, Me., 1856 -58, —of Charleston Arsenal, S. C, 1858-60,— and of 
Frankford Arsenal, Pa., 1860-61; and as Member of Ordnance Board, Oct 9 
to Dec. 28, 1860. 

Resigned, Apr. 3, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



U. S. MILITAEY ACADEMY. 



NtJMBEB. 1841. Class Kank. 

1065 . . ( Boi-u lutl. ) THOMAS J. RODMAN (Ap'd Ind. ) . . 7 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, iJSil, when he was graduated and promoted in the Aimy to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1841. 

Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Allegheny Ai-senal, Pa., 1841-48, be- 
ing detached to Eichraond. Va., May 14 to June 28, 1845, for the preparation 
of^machiuery for testing gun metal, and Oct. 27 to Doc. 27, 1845, to super- 
vise the manufacture of cannon, — at Boston, Mas., Sep. IG to Nov., 1846, 
mounting and experimenting with Bomford's r2-inch Columbiad, — and at 
Ft. Pitt foundry, Pittsburg, Pa., most of 1847, supervising the manufac- 

(FmsT Lieut., Ordnance, ^Lvr. 3, 1847) 
tnre of cannon; as Ordmmce Officer, 1848, during the War with Mexico, at 
Camargo and Point Isabel Depots; as Asst. Ordnance Otlicer at Allegheny 
Arsenal, Pa., 1848-50, 1850-52, 1852-53, 1853-54; at Iron Mountain and Pilot 
Knob, Mo., Feb. 6 to Apr. 14, 1850, examining iron and furnaces; in command 
of .yiegheny Arsenal. Pa., Feb. 27, 1854, to Mar. 14, 1855,— and of Baton 
Rouge Arsenal, La., Mar. 28, 1855, to June, 185G; at Pittsburg, Pa., June 6, 
(Captain, Ordnance, July 1, 1855, for Fourteen Years' 
CoNTiNUODs Service) 
18oG, to Jan. G, 1857, testing experimental cannon; as Asst. Ordnance Officer 
at Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., Jan. G. 1857, to May 8, 1859, being detached, at 
intorviUs. to tix programme of Experiments with cannon, — experimenting on 
gun-powder, and determining proper form of cannon, — testing carbines, — 
and inspecting and tixing tlie quality of iron; and in command of Watertown 
Arsenal, Mas., May 12, 185S), to Apr. 12, 18G1, continuing his experiments on 
metals for cannon, form of guns, gun-powder, &c. , the results of which were 

SublLshed in 18G1, in a valuable work, entitled, "Reports of Experiments, on 
[etixls for Cannon, and Cannon Powder. " 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 18G1-66: in command 
of Watertown .\r.senal, Ma.s., Apr. 12, 18G1, to Aug. 3, 1865, being on various 

(Major, Ordnance, June 1, 18G3) 
detached duties, 1859-65, particularly the supervising of the casting and 
testing the first 15-inch Columbiad, 12-inch rifled gun, and 20-inch smooth- 
bore, and since Sep. 27, 18(>4, supervising the casting of all Projectiles and 
Ordnance (with hollow core and cooled from imside to outside, as invented by 
himself), for the U. S. Ordnance Department; in command of Rock Island 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Mar. 13, 18G5, for Faithful, Meritorious, and 
Distinguished Services in the Ordnance Department) 
(BvT. Colonel, Mar. 13, 18G5, for Faithful, Meritorious, and most 
Distinguished Services in the Ordnance Department) 
(Btt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 18G5, for Faithful, 
Mebitobious, and Distinguished Services in the 
Ordnance Department) 

Arsenal, HI., Aug. 4, 1865, to ; and as Member of various Ordnance 

(Lieut. -Colonel, Ordnance, Mar. 7, 1867) 
and Artillery Boards, 1865-67. 



1066 (Born Me.) ALBION P. HOWE (Ap'dMe.)..8 

Militeiry History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1841. 

Served: on Northern Frontier during Canada Border Disturbances, at Ft. 
Gratiot. Mich.. 1841,— and Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1841-42; in garrison at 
Ft. Severn, Md., 1842-43; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of 



10 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEK. 1841. Class Bank. 



Mathematics, Aug. 29, 1843, to June 1, 1846; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 

(First Lieut., 4th Abtillery, June 18, 184G) 
184e-47; as Adjutant, 4th ArtiUery, Oct. 1, 1846, to Mar. 2, 1855; in the 
War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 
9-29, 1847,— in the BatUe of CeiTO Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Con- 
treras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Moliuo del Key, Sep. 8, 1847,— with the 

(BvT. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
Batteries against Chapultepec, Sep. 12-13, 1847,— and Assault and Capture of 
the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Ft Monroe, Va., 1848, — 
Pensacola, Fla., 1848^9,— Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1849-50,— Pensacola, Fla., 1850,— 
and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1850-51, 1851-52; in conducting Kecruits to Texas, 
1852; in garrison at Ft. Columbus. N. Y., 1852.— Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1852-53, 
— New York city, 1853, — and Baltimore, Md. 1853-55; on frontier duty at Ft 

(Captain, 4th Artillery, Mar. 2, 1855) 
Leavenworth, Kan., 1855, — Sioux Expedition. 1855, being engaged in the 
Action of Blue Water, Sep. 3, 1855, — Ft Laramie, Dak., 1855-56, — Ft 
Kearny, Neb., 1856, — and Lecompton, 1856, in quelling Kansas Distui-bances; 
in garrison at Ft Monroe, Va. (Artillerj- School for Practice), 1856-57, 1858-59; 
on Harper's Ferry Expedition, to suppress John Brown's Eaid, 1859; in gar- 
rison at Ft. Momoe, Va. (.Aitillery School for Practice), 1859-60; and on 
frontier duty at Ft Kandull, Dak., "1860-61. 

Served during the llebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the West 
Virginia Campaign, June-Dec. 1861, being engaged in the Action of Rich 
Mountain, July 11, 1861,— and Skirmishes of Elk Water. Sep. 11, and of Green- 
briar, Oct 3, 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. Dec, 1861 -Mar., 
1862; in command of Brigade of Light Artillciy, in the Virginia Peninsular 
Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege 
ofYorktown, .\pr. 5 -May 4, 18G2,— Battle of Williamsburg, May 5. 1862, — 
Action of Mechanicsville, June 25, 1862,— and Operations of the' Seven Days' 

(Brig-General, U. S. Volunteers, June 11, 1862) 
" Change of Base " to the James River, June 26-July 2, 1862; in the Northern 
Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Manassas, 
Aug. 29-30, 1«02; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep.- 
Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sop. 14, 1862, — 
Battle of Autietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct-Nov., 
1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec, 1861, 
to Jan., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec 13. 1862, — 
Storming of the enemy's position east of Marye Heights, ^iay 3, 1863. — and 
Battle of Salem, May 3-4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (.Ai-my of 
the Potomac), June July. 18(!3, being engaged (after a forced march of 35 
miles) in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2-3, 1863, — and Pursuit of the enemy 

(Major, 4Tn Artillery, Aug. 11, 1863) 
to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863; in the Rapidan Campaign (Army of the Poto- 
mac), Sep. -Dec, 1864, being engaged in the Combat of Rappahannock Station, 
Nov. 7, 1863, — and Mine Run Operations, Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 1863; and in 
command of Artillery Depot and in charge of Office of Inspector of Artillery, 
at Washington, D. C, Mar. 2, 1864, to Aug. 2, 1866, being engaged in the 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Bvt. Colonel, Bvt. Brig. -General, and Bvt. 

Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, July 13, 1865, for FAiTHFUii 

and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

Defense of Harper's Ferry, July-Aug., 1864; i\s Member of Ai-tilleiy Board, 

Jan. 30 to Aug. 2, 1866,— and of Board to Inspect all the Arms, Ammunition, 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 
and Military Stores in the Forts and Aisenals of the United States, Aug. 2, 
1866 to 



MILITARY ACADEMY. 11 



NuMBEE. 1841. Class Kank. 

1067 , . ^Bom Prt. ) . . . PHILIP W. MACDONALD (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 9 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1S37, to July 1, ISil, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 18il. 

Second Lleut., 2d Dragoons, Oct. 8, 1841. 

Served: at the Cavalry School IbrPmctice, Carlisle, Pa., 1841; in garrison at 

Mount Vernon, Ala., 1841.— and Baton Rouge, La., 1841; on frontier duty at 

Ft. Towson, L T., 1841 42, -and Ft. Washita, I. T.. 1842-44, 1844-45; in 

Military Occupation of Texas, 1815 4tj; as Adjutant, 2d Dragoons, Apr. G to 

Julv 27. 184G; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the 

Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 184G.— Battle of llesaca de la Palma. May i), 1846,— 

Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23. 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, 

(BvT. Flkst Lieut., Sep. 23, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Conduct in the Batile of Monterey, Mex. ) 

—Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 

(First Leeut., 2d Dr.vgoons, Mar. 3, 1847) 

1847,— Battle of Coutrems, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 

(B\T. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

in the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.) 

1847,— and Operations before, and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 12-14, 

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant Conduct at Chapultepec, Mex.) 
1847; and lus Aide-de Camp to Brig. -General Twiggs, July 27, 1846, to Oct. 11, 
1851, in the Mexican War, 184G-48, and at New Orleans.'La., 1848-51. 
Died, Oct. 11, 1851, at New Orleans, La.: Aged 33. 



1068 (Bom Pa.) GEORGE W. AYERS (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 10 

Military History. Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1. 

1837, to July 1, 1811, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

Second Lieut., 3d Artilleey, July 1, 1841. 

Servrd: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1841, in the Florida War, 

1841 42; in garri.scm at Ft. Morgan. Ala., 1842; on Recruiting service, 1842; 

in garri.son at Ft. .Moultrie, S. C, 1842 44,— and Ft. McIIenry, Md., 1844-45; in 

(First Leeut., 3d Artillery, Dec. 20, 1845) 
Military Occupation of Texa.s, 1845-46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, 
being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of llesaca de la 
Pahna, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 184G,— Siege of Vera 
(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 23, 1846, for G.\llant Conduct in the several 
Conflicts at Monterey, Mex. ) 
Cruz., Mar. 9-29, 1847.— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18. 1847,— Skirmish 
of Amazoque. May 14, 1847,— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Bat- 
tle of Churubu.sco, Aug. 20, 1847,- and Battle of Molino del Rey, where, while 
leading, with chivalric dainng, an Assault of the enemy's works, he was 
Killed, Sep. 8, 1847: Aged 26. 



1069 (Bom Ct.) NATHANIEL LYON (Ap'd Ct. ) . . 11 

Military History. —Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1841. 



12 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1841. Class Eank. 



Served: in the Florida War, 1841-42; in garrison at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 
1842-43, 1843-46,— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1846; in the War with Mexico, 
1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29 1S47,— Battle 

(Fhjst Lieut., 2d Ixfantry, Feb. 16, 1847) 
of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— 
Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, 
(BvT. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Coxdcct 
IN THE Battles of Contkeras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
—Battle of Molino del Eey, Sep. 8, 1847,— and Assault and Capture of the City 
of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847, when he was wounded at the Belen Gate ; in 
garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1848; on voyage to California, 1848-49; on 
frontier duty at San Diego, Cal, 1849,— Benicia, Cal., 1849,- Camp Stanis- 
laus, Cal., 1849,— Monterey, Cal, l850,--and Expedition to Clear Lake, Cal., 
and Russian River, 1850, being engaged in two Skirmishes with hostile In- 
dians; on Quartermaster duty at San Diego, Cal., 1850-51,— FL ililler, CaL, 

(Captain, 2d Infantry, June 11, 1851) 
1851-52, 1852 53,— Benicia, Cal., 1853,— Ft. Lane, Or., 1853,— and Rogue 
River Expedition, 1853; (m journey to New York, 1853; in garrison at Jeffer- 
son Barracks, Mo., 1854; on frontier duty at Ft. Riley. Kan.. 1854-55,— 
Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1855,— Sioux Expedition, 1855,— Ft. Piene, Dak., 
1855,— Cantonment Miller. Miu.. 1856.- and Ft. Lookout^ Dak., 1856-57; in 
garrison at Jetierson Barracks, Mo., 1858; and on frontier duty at Ft Scott, 
Kan., 1858,— Ft. Randall, Dak., 1858-59,— Ft Riley, Kan., 1859 60,— Silver 
Lake, 1860-61,— and Ft Scott, Kan., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding Sti\tes, 1861 : in command of 
(Brio. -General, U. S. Volunteers, May 17, 1861) 
the forces for the Defense of St Louis Arsenal. Mo., Feb. 7 to June 13, 1861, 
having, May 10, 1861, broken up the assemblage of Secessionists at Camp 
Jackson; in Military Operations in Missouri, June 11 to Aug. 10, 1861, being 
engaged in the Pursuit of the Rebels, and Capture of the State Archives at 
Jetterson city, June 15, 1861,— Action of Boonville, June 17, 1861,— Action of 
Dug Sprmg, Aug. 2, 1861,— and Battle of Wilson's Creek (Springfield), where 
he was 

Killed,* Aug. 10, 1861: Aged 42. 

Civil History. — .Vuthor of "PoUtical Writings," being a series of letters, 
wiitten in 1860, and published after his death. 



1070. (Born Pa.) JOSEPH F. IRONS ( Ap'd Pa. ) . . 12 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militjin,- Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was gn\duatod and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1841. 

Served: ingarrisonat Ft Preble, Me., 1841-43,— Ft Adams, R. L, 1843-44,— 
and Ft Kent, Me., 1844; on Aleteorological duty at Washington, D. C, Dec. 20, 



• General Lton had sont froqiicnt and urgent requests for reinforcements, the Rebels under 
McCuUoch and Price bcinu qiiailrupio his army, but llndinR it rmpossiblo to pPTiiro th^m, he 
detormiiiod, rather th:in abiin Ion S. W. Missdiiri. to give battU' to the enemy, which he met at 
Wilsons Crociv, near Spriiipflel I, Mo. A rogimi^nl whoso Colonel had been killed, a.«keil for a 
commander. Though twice w «a ideil Lyon replied: •' I will load yo i; come on, brave m<n," 
and while gallantly charging at tlicir heal, was stnxk in the breast by a Minio ball, and al- 
most inslaiilly ox|>ired. Ho was intoned, wiih groU honors, in Omnoctlcut— his native State. 
After his death, Congress resolved: "That it deems it just and proper to ont r «j>on lt.< records 
a recocnitiou of the eminent and patiiotic s-rvioes o;' tho lat> Brig. -General Nathanikl Lyon. 
The country to whosL- services ho dovotnl his life will guird and p.-oserve his fame as a part of 
its own glory." 



U. S. MILITAKY ACADEMY. 13 



Number. 18-41. Class Eank. 



1844, to Apr. 14. 1845; on Coast Survey, Apr. 14 to Sep. 10, 1845; in Military 
Occupation of Texius, 1S45-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being 
euLHi^'ed in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1840, — Battle of Resaca de la Pahna, 
May 0, 1840, —Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1840,— Siege of Vera Cruz, 

(FuisT Lieut., 1st Artillert, Mar. 3, 1847) 
Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— as Aide-de-Camp 
to Brit;. -Genenxl Cadwallader, Apr. 27 to Aug. 20, 1847, — in the Skirmish of 
La Hoya, June 20, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— and Battle 
of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, where he was ilortally Wotinded by a grape 
shot through the neck, while reconnoitring the Tete-du-Pont Battery. 

Deed of Wounds, Aug. 26, 1847: Aged 26. 



1071 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . . . . LEONID AS JENKINS (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 13 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1841. 
Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Dec. 31, 1841. 
Served: at the Cavalrj- School for Pmctice, Carlisle, Pa., 1841-42; on fron- 
tier duty at Ft. Atkinson, lo., 1842,- Sac and Fox Agency, lo., 1842,— Ft. 
.\tkiu.son, lo., 1842 43, — Scouting against ^Winnebago Indians, 1843, — Ft. 
Atkinson, lo., 1843-45, — Expedition to Lac qui parle, 1845, — and Ft. Atkin- 

(Fibst Lebut., 1st Dragoons, June 30, 1846) 
son, lo., 1845; onKecruiting service, 1845-46; and in the War with Mexico, 
1840-47. 

Died, Oct. 18, 1847, at Vera Cruz., Mex.: Aged 28. 



1072 (Bom Va.) JOHN LOVE (Ap'd Ten. ).. 14 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1m:37, to July 1, l><4i, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1841. 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1841-42; on fron- 
(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Feb. 21, 1842) 
tier duty at Ft Gibson, I. T., 1842,— Ft. Scott, Kan., 1842-43,— March to Ft 
Leavenworth. Kan., 1843, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1843-44, — Pawnee Coun- 
try, 1844. — Ft Leavenworth, Kan., 1844, — Expedition to the South Pass of 
the Rocky Mountains, 1845,— and Ft Leavenworth, Kan., 1845; on Recruiting 
service, 18-15-47; on frontier duty at Ft Leavenworth, Kan., 1847; in the War 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, June 30, 1846) 

with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Assault of Santa Cruz de Rosales, 

Mar. 16, 1848; as Quartermaster, 1st Dragoons, Mar. 12, 1849, to Dec, 1850; 

(Bvt. Capt., M.4.R. 16, 1848, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Santa Cruz de Rosales, Mex. ) 

on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1849; in garrison at Jefferson 

Banacks, Mo., 1849-51; and on Recniiting service, 1851-52. 

Resigned, Feb. 1, 1853. 

Civil History.— Railroad Contractor, 1854-58. Captain, Lidiana Militia, 
1858-61. 



14 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1S41. Class Eane. 

Military History.— Sei-ved during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-63: as Chief of Staff of Brig. -General Moms, in Western Virginia Cam- 
(Major Staff — Bricidk Inspector, Indiaxa Volunteers, 
Apr. 27 to July 29, 1861) 
paign, Apr. -July, 1861, being engaged at the Eebel Evacuation of Laurel HUl, 
July 11, 1861, — and Combat of Carrick's Ford, July 13, 1861; in command of 
Camp of Instruction for Indiana Volunteers at Indianapolis, Ind. , Aug. 1 to 

(Major-General of Indiana Legion, Sep. 10, 1861) 
Sep. 10, 1861,— and of a Division in Defense of Cincinnati, O., Sep., 1862, till he 
Resigned, Jan. 1, 1863. 
Commanded a force in Pursuit, through Indiana, of John Morgan's Eaiders, 
repulsing them at Mount Vernon, Ind., July 11, 1863. 

Civil History. — Eeal Estate Broker at Indianapolis Ind.. since 1863. 
Agent, in Etrrope, of the Gatling Eitie Gun, 1867. 



1073. (Born N. C.).... HARVEY A. ALLEN ( Ap'd N. C. ) ■ • 15 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in garrison at Ft Columbus, N.Y., 1841,— and Ft, Mifflin, Pa., 1841-43; 
at the Military Acaj:Iemy, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 29, 1843, to 
Aug. 29, 1845; in gaiTisou at Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 1845-46,— and Ft. Columbus, 
N. Y., 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of 
Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skir- 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
mish of Amazoque, May 14, 1847,— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, — 
Battle of Churubusco, A\ig. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Eey, Sep. 8, 1847, 
(BvT. Capt., Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Molino del Eey, Mex. ) 
— Battle of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847. — and Assault and Capture of the 
City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Jeflferson Barracks, Mo., 
1848-49; on frontier duty, on the March to New Mexico. 1849, — and at Santa 
F^, N. M., 1849-50; in garrison at Ft. MoiUtrie, S. C, 1850-51,— Castle Piuck- 
ney, S. C, 1851,— Ft. Moultrie. S. C, 1851-52,— Ca.stle Pinckney, S. C, 1852,— 
and Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1852, 1853; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole 
Indians, 1853-55, 1855-56; ami in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1856-59, — 

(Captain, 2d Artillery, Nov. 25, 1854) 
Plattsburg Barracks. N. Y., 1859-61,— Ft. McHenry, Md., 1861,— and Wash- 
ington, D. C, 1861. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in garrison at 
Washington, D. C, Feb. -Apr., 1861; on Expedition to Believe Ft. Pickens, 
Fla., and in Defense of the work, Apr. 19, 1861, to Sep. 14, 1864; in command 

(Major, 2d Artillery, Aug. 1, 1863) 
of Ft. Federal Hill, Baltimore. Md., Oct. -Dec, 1864,— of Ft. Warren, Mas., 
Jan.-June. 1865, — and of the Defenses of Massachusetts Coast, June 26 to 
Aug. 14, 1865; in command, at San Francisco harbor, Cal., of Angol Island, 
Sep.-Oct., 1865, — Benicia Barracks, Oct.-Dec, 1865, — of Light Companies oif 
2d Artillery, at the Presidio, Dec, 1865, to May 29, 1867. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 15 



NxTMBEK. 1841. Class Bank. 



1074 . . (Bom Cuba) . . . JUTiIXJS P. GARESCHE (Ap'd Del. ) . . 16 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Jtdy 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted ia the Army to 
Secont) Lieut., 4th Aktllleky, July 1, 1841. 
Served: on the Northern Frontier, 1841-42, at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., during 
Canada Border Disturbances; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1842, — Ft. Mc- 
Henrj', Md.. 1842-43, 1843-44, 1844,— Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1844-45,— and 
Ft. McHenrj', Md., 1845-46; on Recruiting service, 1846; in the War with 

(First Lleut., 4th Artellert, June 18, 1846, to Feb. 14, 1856) 
Mexico, 1846-48, at Camargo, Mex. ; as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of Rio 
Grande District. 1847-48; in gamsou at Ft. Polk, Tex., 1849-50,— and Ft. 
Brown, Tex., 1850 51; on Staff duty in the Adjutant-General's Office, Wash- 
ington, D. C, 1852 53; on Recruiting service, 1853; on Engineer duty in the 
Department of Texas, 1853; on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1853-54,— Las 
Animas, N. M., 1854, — and Ft. Brown, Tex., 1854-55; and as Asst. Adjutant- 
(Bvt. Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Gen., Nov. 9, 1855) 
(Bvt. Major Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Gen., May 14, 1861) 
(M-UOR Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Gen., Aug. 3, 1861) 
General in the Adjutant-General's Office at Washington, D. C, Nov. 23, 1855, 
to Nov. 5, 1862. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862: as Chief of Staff of 
Major-Genoral Rosecraus, commanding the Armj' of the Cumberland in the 

(Leeut.-Col. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Gen., July 17, 1862) 
the Tennessee Campaign, Nov. 13 to Dec. 31, 1862, being engaged in the Bat- 
tle of Stone River, Ten., where, at a critical moment, when the Commanding 
General, ^^'ith his SUiff, djished forward to restore tlie tide of battle, which was 
turning against our arms, he was, by a cannon ball, instantly 
Killed, Dec. 31, 1862: Aoed 42. 

Civil History. — Degree of A. M., conferred by Georgetown College, D. C, 
1842. 



1075 (Bom Vt.) SEW ALL L. FREMONT* (Ap'd N. H.). .17 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1836, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 3d Aettlleky, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1841; in the Florida War, 
1841-42; in garrison at Ft. Morgan, Ala., 1842,— and Ft. Johnston, N. C, 
1842-44, 1844-45; in ililitary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with 
Mexico, 1S46, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— and 
Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846; in garrison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, May 11, 1846) 
1846; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Geography, History, and 
Ethics, Sep. 4 to Nov. 28. 1846; on Quartermaster duty at Washington, D. C, 
1846 47; in mustering North Carolina Volunteers, 1847; on Quartermaster 

(Capt. Staff— A.sst. Quartermaster, Mab. 3, 1847, to Feb. 19, 1849) 
duty at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1847,— Detroit, Mich., 1847-48, —Jefferson Barracks, 
Mo., 1848-49,- and with Surveying party on Boundary Line between the 
United States and Mexico, 1849; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1849— Ft. 

• Name Sewall L. Fku when he was graduated. 



16 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1841. Class Rakk. 



TrumbuU, Ct., 1849-50,— and Ft. Adams, E. I., 18otV51, 1851-52; on Eecruit- 
ing service, 1852; as Quartermaster, 3d Axtilleiy, Miir. 6, 1852, to Aug. 5, 1854 
— at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1852-53, — and on voyage to Calilomia, 1853-54, when, 
on being wrecked, Dec. 24, 1853, in the transport steamer San Francisco, was 
compelled to retiim to New York. 

Resigned, Apb. 5, 1854. 

Civil History. — Asst. Engineer in the service of the United States on the 
Improvement of the Cape Fear River, N. C, 1854. Chief Engineer and Su- 
perintendent of Wilmington and Weldon Railroad, N. C, since 1854. Resi- 
dence, Wilmington, N. C. 



1076 (Bom Va.) SAMUEL S. ANDERSON (Ap'd Va. ) . . 18 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militiiry Academy from Sep. 1, 

1836, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Artillert, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in garrison at Ft Hamilton, N. Y., 1841-42,— and Ft Columbus, 

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Jan. 4, 1842) 

N. Y., 1842-43, 1844-45; in conducting Recruits to Ft Gibson, L T., 1845-46; 

on Recruiting service, 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged 

in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Skirmish of Amazoque, May 14, 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
1847,— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 
1847,— Battle of Molino del Roy, Sep. 8, 1847,— with Battery against Chapul- 
(BvT. Capt., Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and ^Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 
tepee, Sep. 12-13, 1847,— and as Aide-de-Camp to Brig.-Greneral Cadwallader, 
(BvT, Major, Sep. 13, 1847, fob Gallant Conduct at Chapultepec, Mex.) 
Nov. 26, 1847, to June 30, 1848; in garrison at Augusta Arsenal, Ga., 1848-49, 
—and Savannah, Ga., 1849; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole In- 
dians, 1849-50; in garrison at Ft Moultrie, S. C, 1850-51, 1851-52,— and 
Castle Pinckuey, S. C, 1852; on Recruiting service, 1853; in Florida Hostil- 
ities against the Seminole Indians, 1854-55; on Recruiting service, 1857; and 

(Captain, 2d Abtilleby, Mab. 8, 1855) 
in garrison at Ft Hamilton, N. Y., 1857-60,— and Fayetteville Arsenal, N. C, 
1860-61. 

Resigned, Apb. 27, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1077. (Bom Va) SAMUEL JONES (Ap'd Va.)..19 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militxry Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1811, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Leeut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1841. 

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Sep. 28, 1841. 

Served: on Maine Frontier, at Houlton, 1841-43, pending "Disputed Terri- 

tory" controversy; in gan-ison at Ft Adams, R. I., 1843-45, —and Ft Brooke, 

Fla., 1845-46; on Recruiting service, 1846; at the Military' Academy, 1846-51, 

as Asst Professor of Mathematics, Oct 4, 1846, to Sep. 15, 1849,— Asst 



MILITARY ACADEMY. 17 



NuMBEK. 1S41. Class Kank. 



Instructor of Inlautry Tactics, Dec. 1, 184C, to Mar. 2, 1818,— Asst. Instnictor 

(First Lieut., Ist Aethleey, Mas. 3, 1847) 
of Artillery, Nov. 26, 1847, to June 6, 1848.— nud Priucipal Asst. Professor of 
Mathoniatics. Sep. 15, 1849, to Sep. 1, 1851; in garrison at New Orleans Bar- 
racks, La., 1851-52,— East Pascagoula, Mi.s., 1852.— and Ft. McHenry, Md., 
1852-53, 1853-54; on frontier duty at Ft Mcintosh, Tex., 1854-55; in garri- 

(Captain, 1st Artilleey, Dec. 24, 1853) 
sou at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1855-56; on frontier duty at Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 
1856-57,— and Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1857-58; and as Assistant to the 
Judge Advocate of the Army, at Washington, D. C, Nov. 3, 1858, to Apr. 27, 
1861. 

Resigned, Apb. 27, 1861. 

Civil History. —Elected Commandant and Professor of Engineering, 
Georgia Militarj' Institute, 1855: declined. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1078 (Bom Pa.). . . . SIMON S. FAHNESTOCK (Ap'd Pa.). .20 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1841. 
Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1841. 
Served: on the Northern Frontier during Canada Border Disturbances, at De- 
troit Arsenal, Mich., 1841. -aud Sackett's Harljor, N. Y., 1841^2; in garrison 
at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1842-43,— Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1843-44,— and Ft. Mon- 
roe, Va., 1844-45; in Militiry Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with 
with Mexico, 1816, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— 
and Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846-47; 

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 18, 1846) 
in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, as 
Acting .\s.st. .\djutant-General of the Department of Vera Cruz, Dec. 16-24, 
1847,— and of the Brigade mo^-ing on Orizaba, Mex., Jan. 31 to June 8, 1848; 
in garrisf)n at Ft Monroe, Va., 1848,— and Ft. Pike, La., 1849; and in 
Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50. 
Resigned, Apr. 30, 1850. 

Civil History.- Hardware Merchant, Pittsburg, Pa., 1850-56. Farmer, 
Prince William County, Va., 1856-57. Draughtsman in Construction Bureau. 
U. S. Trea.surj- Department, Washington, D. C, 1857-00. Assistant Exam- 
iner, U. S. Patent Office, Washington, D. C, 1860-61; and Principal Examiner, 
1861-65. Solicitor of American and Foreign Patents, at Washington, D. C, 
and Attorney before the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, since 
1865. Colonel, District of Columbia Militia, since 1861. 



1079 . . (Bom Md. ) . . . RICHARD P. HAMMOND (Ap'd Ark. ) . . 21 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut, 3d Artillery, July 1, 1841. 

Second Lieut., 3d Arth^lery, Sep. 10, 1841. 

Served: in garrison at Ft McHenry, Md., 1841^2.— St Augustine, Fla., 

1842-43,— Augusta Arsenal, Ga., 1843; in assisting Inspector-General toinves- 

2 



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Number. 1841. Class Rank. 



tigate claims of Georgia and Alabama Volunteers for losses during the Florida 
War, 1843^4, —Augusta Arsemd. Ga., 18-14; ; in assisting Inspector-General to 
investigate claims of Florida Volunteers for losses during the Florida War, 
Dec. 3, 1844, to Aug. 16, 1845; on Coast Surrey, Aug. IG, 1845, to Jan. 24, 
1846; on Inspection and Mustering duty, Jan. 24 to July 17, 1846; in the War 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery. Max 28, 1846) 

^^ith Mexico, 1846-48, as Aide-de-Camp and Acting Asst Adjutant-General to 

Brig. -General Shields, July 27. 1846, to July 20, 1848, being engaged in the 

March through Coahuila, 1846,— at Tampico, 1846-47,— Siege of Vera Cruz,- 

Mar. 'J-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Con- 

(BvT. Capt., Apr. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mes. ) 

treras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Storming of 

(BvT. Major, Aug. 20, 1847. for Gall.\^n't and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the B-vttles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 

Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, 

Sep. 13-14, 1847, — and as Secretary of the City Government, and Acting Judge 

Advocate, 1847-48; as Adjutant, 3d' Artillery, Oct. 1 to Dec. 1, 1848; on Coast 

Survey, Jan. 20, 1848, to Aug. 19, 1850; and on leave of absence, 1850-51. 

Kesigned, May 26, 1851. 

Civil History. — Counsellor at Law, and Land Agent, Stockton, Cal., 
1851-52. Speaker of the House of Representatives of the State of California, 

1852. Collector of Customs for the District of San Fmncisco, Cal., Mar. 22, 

1853, to Sep. 1, 1855. President of the Democratic Stj\te Convention of Cali- 
fornia, 1859. Farmer, near Stockton, Cal., 18-55-61. Mining in Calilbmia, 
Nevacla, and Arizona, 1861-66. GenenU Superintendent of San Francisco and 
San Jos(j Railroad, since 1866. Residence, San Francisco, CaL 



1080 . . (Bom Mas. ) JOSEPH B. PLUMMUR ... ( Ap'd Mas. ) . . 22 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militiiry Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he wi\s graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 1st Inf.antry, July 1, 1841. 
Served: in ganison at Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1841-43, — Ft. Crawford, Wis., 
1843-44.— Ft. Atkinson, lo., 1844-45.— and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1845-46; 
in the War with Mexico, 1846, near Ft. Brown, Tex. ; on sick leave of absence, 
1846-47; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, in ganison at Vera Cruz, 1847-48, 
and City of Mexico, 1848; and as tinarterm.vster. 1st Infantry, Jan. 1, 1848, to 

(FiR.sT Lieut., 1st Infantry, M.ui. 15, 1848) 
Mar. 1, 1852, being on frontier duty at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848,— Ft. 
Brown, Tex., 1848-49, 1849-50,— Ft Duncan, Tex., 1850-54,— Ft Clark, Tex.. 

(Captain, 1st Infantry, May 1, 1852) 
1854-55,— Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1855-57, 1858-59,— March to Camp Cooper, 
Tex., 1859,— Ft Cobb, Tex., 1859-61,— and Ft Leavenworth, Kan., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-62: in Operations 
in Missouri, being engaged in the Battle of Wilson's Creek. .\ug. 10, 1861. 
where he was severely wounded, — Retreat to Rollii, .\.ug., 1861, — Combat of 

(Colonel, 11th Missouri Volunteers, Sep. 25, 1861) 
Frederickstown (in command), Oct 21, 1861, — in command of Cape Girar- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 22, 1861) 
deau, Nov., 1861. to Mar. 1, 18G2, — March from Commerce to New Madrid, 
Mar.. 1862, — and in Occupation of Point Pleasant, constantly skirmishing 



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NuMBEK. 1841. Class Rank. 



with the enemy's gunboats, auil repulsing many attenips to land, till Apr. 7, 

(iLvJOR, 8th Infantry, Apr. 25, 1802^ 
18G2: on Expedition to Ft. PilKnv, Apr., 18G2; and in the Mississippi Cam- 
paign, Apr.-.\ug., 18(?2, being engaged in the Advance upon and Siege of Cor- 
inth, Apr. 22 to May 30, ineludiug Action before the i)lace, May 28, 1862, — 
and Pursuit of the Kebel Army under Beauregard, to Boomille, Mis., 
June 1-11, 18G2. 

Died, Aug. 9, 18G2, near Corinth, Mis. : Aged 43. 



1081. . (Born D. C.) . . . . JOHN M. BRANNAN (Ap'd Ind.) . .23 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1n;{7, ti> July 1. IMl, when he was gnulnated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st AiiTiLLERY, July 1, 1811. 
Served: on the Northern Frontier, at Plattsburg, N. Y., 1811-42, during Can- 
(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, May 1G, 1842) 
ada Border Disturbances; in garrison at Hancock Barracks, Me., 1842-43, — 
Ft. AdaiuK, 11. I., lK-13-45,— and Ft Wood, La.. 1845-4G; on Recruiting ser- 
vice, 1»4G; in the War with Mexico, 184G-48, being engaged in the Siege of 

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
Vem Cruz. Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skir- 
mish at Lit Hoya, June 20, 1847,— Battle of C(mtreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— 
Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,- -and Assault of the City of Mexico, 
(BvT. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
Sep. 13, 1847, where he was severely wounded, at the Belen Gate; as Adjutant, 
1st .\rtillerv, Apr. 17, 1847, to Nov. 4, 1854: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, 
N. Y.. l848'50.~New Orleans Barracks, La., 1850-51,— Pensacola. Fla., 1851, 
--Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1H52 53,— Pensacola, Fla., 1853,— and Ft. Monroe, Va., 
1853-50; in Florida HostiUties against the Seminole Indians, 185G-57, 1858; 

(Captain, 1st Artillery, Nov. 4, 1854) 
and in garrison at Key West, Fla., 1858, 1859-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-G6: in the De- 
( Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 28, 18G1) 
fenses of Washington, D. C, Nov. -Dec 18G1; in command of the Department 
of Key West, Fla., Jan. 10 to Mar., 18G2; in the Department of the South, 
June, 18G2, t(i Jan. 24. 1863— in command of Port Royal, S. C, and on Court- 
Martixil duty, June to Sep. 5, 18G2, and temporarily of the Department, 
Sep. 5-17, 1802, — in command of Expedition to St. John's River, Fla., 
Sep. 25, 1862, resulting in the Reduction of the Rebel Batteries on St. John's 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col. , Sep. 25, 1862, for GallvVnt and Meritorious 
Services at the Battle of Jacksonville, Fla. ) 
Bluff, and Evacuation of Jacksonville,— engaged in the Combat of Pocotaligo, 
S. C, Oct. 24. 1862. driving the Rebels to Pocotaligo Bridge, and successfully 
retreated to Broad River before a birge force of the enemy, — and again in tem- 
porary command of the Department, Oct. 30, 1862, to Jan. 24, 18G3; in the 
Tennes.see Campaign, in command of Division (Army of the Cumberland), 
Apr.-Sep., 1863. being engaged in the .\ction of Hoover's Gap, June 2G, 1863, 
—Rebel Evacuation of Tullahoma, July 1, 1863,— Passage of Elk River, July 3, 

(Major, 1st Artillery, Aug. 1, 1863) 

18e3,— and Battle of Chickamauga, Sep. 19-20, 1863; as Chief of Artillery of 

(Bvt. Colonel, Sep. 20, 1803, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

at the Battle of Chickamauga, Ga. ) 



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Number. 1841. Class Rank. 

the Department of the Cumberland, Oct. 10, 1863, to June 25, 1865; at Chat- 
tanooga, Oct., 1863, to May, 18C4, being engaged in arranging the Armament of 
its Defenses, Oct. -Nov., 1863, — in the Battle of Missiomuy liidge, Nov. 23-'J5, 
1863 (in charge of the Artillery of the combined Armies of the Tennessee and 
Cumberland),— and in reorganizing the Ai-tillery of the Army of the Cumber- 
laud, Dec, 1863-May, 186-i, in the Invasion of Georgia (Army of the Cumber- 
land^ May 4 to Oct. 1, 186-4, being engaged in Operations around Dalton. 
May7-13,— Battle of Eesacca, May U-15, 186-4,— Battle of Dallas, May 25-28, 
Igfj'j,,— Battles of Kenesaw Mountain, June 20-July 2, 1864:,- Pas.sage of the 
Chattahoochie River, Julv 12-17, 1864,— Combat of Peach Tree Creek, 
July 19-21, 1864,— Siege of Atlanta, July 22-Sep. 2, 1864,— Assault of the 
enemy's iutrenchments at Jonesboro. Hep. 1, 1864 —Surrender of Atlanta, 
Sep. 2, 1864,— and Occupation of the place, arranging the Artillery for its De- 
fense, Sep. 2-Oct. 1, 1864; at Chattanooga, Nashville, and on Inspection Tour 
of the Department of the Cumberland, Oct., lS64-Juue, 1865; in command ol 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Jan. 23, 1865) 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. AR>nr, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

MeRITOIUOUS SER^^CE3 IN THE C.VSIPAIGN AGAINST ATLANTA, Ga. ) 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, M^vk. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 

the District of Savannah and 1st Division, Department of Georgia, July 10 

to Sep. 25, 1865, — and of the District of Savannah, Oct 5 to Dec. 19, 1865, 

—and temporarily of the Department of Georgia, Dec. 19, 1865, to May 31, 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, May 31, 1866) 
1866; on leave of absence, Mav 31 to Nov. 6, 1866; and in command of Ft Trum- 
bull, Ct, Nov. 6, 1866, to 



1082 . . (Born N. Y. ) . . . SCHUYLER HAMILTON ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 24 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MiUtaiy Academy from Sep. 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Atkinson, lo., 1841-44,— and Ft Craw-ford, 

Wis., 1844; at the MiUtary Academy, as Asst Instnictor of Infantry Tactics, 

Nov. 19, 1844, to June 19," 1845; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1845; 

on sick leave of absence, 1845-46; in the War vnth. Mexico, 1846-47, being 

engaged in the Battle of Monterey. Sep. 21-23, 1846; on sick leave of absence, 

(Bvt. First Lleui., Sep. 23, 1846. fob Gallant and Meritorious 

Conduct in the Sen-eral Conflicts at Monterey, Mex. ) 

1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Skirmish at 

Mil Flores, Aug. 13, 1847, where he was severely wounded; as Quartermaster, 

(Bvt. Capt., Aug. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Con-duct 

IN AN AeFAIR with THE EnEMY AT MlL FlOBES, MeX. ) 

1st Infantry, Apr. 19 to May 7, 1847; as Aide-de-Camp to Major-General Scott, 
Apr. 30, 1847, to Sep. 1, 1854; and as Secrctarj to the Board of Commission- 

(Fiest Lieut., 1st Infantry. Mar. 15, 1848) 

ers of the Military Asylum (Soldiers' Home), near Washington, D. C, 1852-54. 

Resigned, May 31, 1855. 

Civil History.— Administrador of New Almaden Quicksilver Mine, Cal., 
1855. Farmer, Branford, Ct. 1858-61. Author of " History of the American 
Flag," 1854. 

Military History.— Sen-ed during the EcbeUion of the Seceding States, 
1861 (13: as a volimteer private of the 7th N. Y. Reg. Natirtnal Guards, on 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 21 



Number. 1841. Class Rane. 

the ilarch to the Relief of Washington, Apr., ISGl, and Acting Aide-de-Camp 
to Brig.-GenenU Butler at Annapolis, Mil.; on the SUxfi of Lieut. -General 
Scott, ivs Militarj' Secretary, May 9 to Aug. 7, 18G1, and as Aidc-de-Cainp, 

(LtETT.-CoL. StATF — JkllLITAEY SECRETARY TO THE GeNERAL-IN-ChIEF, 

Mat'J, 18151) 
Aug. 7 to Nov. 1, 1861; as Asst. Chief of Stall" to Major-General Halleck, com- 

(CoL. Staff — Aide-de-Camp to Gexer.\l-in-Chief, Aug. 7, 1861) 
monding the Department of the Missouri, Nov. 12, 1861, to Jan. 2, 1862; in 

(Brig.-Gener-vl, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 12, 1861) 
command of the District of St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 2 to Feb. 16, 1862; in com- 
mand of Di^•ision, in Operations against New Madrid, Mo., and Island No. 10, 
Mis.sissippi River, resulting in the ^Evacuation of the former. Mar. 13-14, 1862, 
and Capture of the latter, Apr. 7, 1862, which was greatly facilitated by cut- 
ting a canal, suggested by hnu, to turn the enemy's position; in the Campaign 
of 1862, in Tennessee and Mississippi, being engaged in the Advance upon 
and Siege of Corinth. Mis., Ai)r. 22 to May 3U. 1862; on sick leave of absence, 
Sep., 1862; and reported lor duty to ilajor-General Rosecrans, at Nashville, 
(Major-Gexer.xj., U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 17, 1862, for Meritorious 
Services at New Madrid and Island No. 10) 
Ten., but protracted sickness compelled him to leave the service. 
Resigned, Feb. 27, 1863.* 

Civil History.— Farmer, Branford, Ct, 1863-66. Residence, New York 
city. 



1083 (Bom Pa.) JAMES TOTTEN (Ap'd Va. ) . . 25 

Military History. —Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, ltt41, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, 2d Artillery, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1841-42, — Ft. Adams, R. L, 
(Second Lleut., 2d Artillery, Aug. 17, 1842) 
1842.— Ft. Columbus. N. Y, 1842,— and Ft. Trumbull, Ct., 1842-46; on Re- 
cruiting service, 1846; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1846-47; in the 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
War with Mexico, in garrison at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1847-48; in garrison at 
Savannah and Augusta, Ga., 1848-49; in Florida Hostilities against the Semi- 
nole Indians, 1849-50; in garri.son at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1850; on Coast Sur- 
vey, Dec. 10, 1850, to Nov. 20, 1855; in garrison at Barrancas Barracks, Fla., 

(Captain, 2d Artillery, Oct. 20, 1855, to Nov. 12, 1861) 
1855-56,— and Ft. Monroe, Va., 1857; in quelling Kansas Disturbances, 
1857-58; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1858; and on frontier duty at Ft. 
Leavenworth, Kan., 1858, — Ft. Riley, Kan., 1858-59,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.. 
1859-60,— Ft. Smith, Ark., 1860, being engaged in expelHng Squatters from 
the Indiiin Reserves in Kansas and Arkansas, -and in command of Little Ruck 
Arsenal, Ark., 1860-61 (evacuated, Feb. 8, 1861, to a superior Rebel force 
under Gov. Rector). 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in guarding 
magazines, near Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Mar. -Apr., 1861; in Defense of 

• The order accepting hlg resignation was in the following terms: " The President, with much 
regret, accepts the r»«ignation of Major-GfDfral Schcylkr Hamilton, because of the ill-health 
an 1 disability he incnrrcil ill the service of his country, wherem he was highly di.stinguishcd 
for ability an I good conduct. 



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NuMBEE. 1841. Class Rank. 



St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., Apr. -June, 18G1, being engaged in the Capture of 

Camp Jackson, Mo., May 10, 1861; in Military Operations in Missouri, June- 

Nov., 1861, being engaged in the Occupation of Jefterson City, June 16, 1861, 

—Action of Boone\-ille, June 17, 18G1,— in command of Expedition against 

(Btt. ilAJOK, June 17, 1861, for G.i.LLANr and Meritorious Services 

IN Action at Booneville, Mo. ) 

Rebels, to Syracuse, June 19-25, 1861. —in Pursuit of the enemy, with the 

Artilleiy of General Lyon's Army. July 3 Aug. 10, 1861, participating in the 

Action at Dug Springs, Aug. '2, 1^61, and Skirmish of Curnin Post Office, 

Aug. 3, 1861,— Battle of Wilson Creek, in command of Batterj-, Aug. 10, 1861, 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Aug. 10, 1861, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

AT the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Mo. ) 

—Retreat to Rolla, Aug. 11-20, 1861,— and as Chief of Artillery in Major- 

(IVLuoR, 1st ilissouRi Volunteer Artillery, Aug. 19, 1861: and 

Lieut. -Colonel, Sep. 1, 1861) 

General Fremont's movements in S. W. Missouri, Sep. 20 to Nov. 2, 1861; as 

Chief of Artilleiy of the Department of the Missouri, on the Staff of Major- 

( Major Staff — Asst. Inspector-General, Nov. 12, 1861) 
General Halleck, Nov. 23, 1861, to Feb. 19, 1862; in command of the Central 
(Brig. -General, Missouri Militia, in the Service op the 
United States, Feb. 20, 1862) 
District of Missouri, Mar. 30 to Aug. 21. 1862,— and of South-west Division of 
Missouri. .Vug. 28 to Sep. 20. 1862; in command of Dinsidu of the .\rmy of 
the Frontier, Oct.. 1862, to Mar. 21, 1863, being engaged in sevcnil Actions, 
and in Pursuit of thf enemy beyond the Boston Mountains, .\rk. ; as Inspector- 
General of the Departnuiit of the Missouri. Mav 28. 1863, to Aug. 6, 18fJ4; 
and as Chief of Artillery. Aug. 30. 1864, to July 8, 186."). and Chief of Ord- 
nance, Sep. 12. 1864. to July 8, 186.5. of the Military Division of West Missis- 
eipp , being engcged (in command of the Siege Train) in the Siege of the 
(Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13. 1865. for Gallant and Meritorious Shui^ices 

DURING THE .SlEGE OF MoBILE, Ala. ) 

Defenses of Mobile Bay, Mar. -Apr., 1865, and Occupation of the city. 
Apr. 12, 1865; in waiting orders, Aug. 15 to Dec. 2. 1865; as Inspector-Gen- 
(BvT. Brig. -General. U. S. Army. Mar. 13. 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 
eral of the Military Division of the Atlantic. Aug. 15, 1865, to Aug. 27, 1866, 
and of the Department of the Eivst, Aug. 27, 1866, to 

Lieut. -Col. Staff— Asst. Inspector-General, June 13, 1867. 



1084 . . (Born Pa. ) JOHN F. REYNOLDS (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 26 

Military History — Cadet at the U. S. Militm^' Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1841. 

Second Lif.ut., 3d Artillery, Oct. 23, 1841. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenr^-. Md.. 1841 42,— Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1842.— 

Ft. Marion, Fla., 1842, 1842-43,— aiid Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1843-45; in Military 

Occupation of "Texas, 1845 46; in the War with Mexico. 1846-48, being en- 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 18, 1846) 

gaged in the Defense ol Ft. Brown, Tex., May 3-9, 1846, — Battle of Monterey, 

(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 23, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the B.ATTLE OF MONTEREY, MeX.) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 23 



NuMBEB. 1841. Class Rank. 

Sep. 21-23, 18-16,— aud Battle of Bueua Vista, Fob. 22-23, 18-17; in garrison 
(BvT. Major, Feb. 23, 18-17, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Batile of Buena Yista, Mex. ) 
Rt Ft Trumbull, Ct, 1848.— Ft. Preble, Me., 18-48-50,— Ft. Adams, R. I., 
1851-52; as Quartermaster. 3d Artillery, Oct. 25, 1850, to Feb. 14, 1852; as 
Aide-de-Camp to Major-Geueral TwijJttfs, Feb. 14, 1852, to Nov. 30, 1853; in 
giirrison at Ft. Lafayette. N. Y., 1854, -aud Ft. Wood, N. Y., 1854; ou 
lioutier duty, on March to Utah, 1854, — Salt Lake city, Utah, 1854-55, — 

(Captain, 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1855,— Benicia, Cal., 1855,— Ft. Orford, Or., 1855-56,— and 
Ro^ue River Expedition, 1856, on which he was cns;ap:cd in several Skirmishes 
with Oregon Indians; iu jijarrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1856-58; ou frontier 
duty at Ft. Leavenworth. Kan., 1858, — Utah Expedition, 1858-59,— March to 
Columbia River, 1851), — and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1859-60; aud at the Mili- 
tary' Academy, as Coiumaudaut of Cadets (ex-officio Lieut. -Colonel), aud In- 
structor of Artillery, Infantry, and Cavalry Tactics, Sep. 8, 18<>0, to June 25, 
1861. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-63: in command 
(Lieut. -CoLoy el, 14th Infantry, M.vy 14, 1861) 
of his Regiment, at Ft. TrumbuU, Ct., July 6 to Sep. 8, 1861,— of Brigade of 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 20, 1861) 
Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, on the right of the lines before Washington, 
D. C, Sep. 16, 1861, to June 9, 1862; iu the Virginia Peninsular Cam})aign, 
June, 1862, being engaged iu the Battle of Mechanicsville, Juno 26, 18G2, — 
Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 18(12, -and Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862, 
where he was cajitured; as Pri.soner of War, June 30 to .\ug. 8, 1862; in the 
Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, commanding Division, being 
engaged in the Second Battle of Bull Ituu, Aug. 29-30, 1862; in command of 
the Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia, in Defense of the State during the 
Marjland Campaign, Sep. 14 26, 1862;* in command of 1st Corps of the 
Army of the Potomac, Nov. 29, 1862, to July 1, 1863; ou the March to Fal- 

(Major-Geneual, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
mouth, Va., Oct-Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Arm}' of the 
Potomac), Dec, 1862, to June, 1863. being engaged in the Battle of Fred- 
ericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, —and Battle of Chaucellorsville (in reserve). 
May 2-4, 1863; and in the Penn.sylvania Campaign (Aimy of the Potomac), 

(Colonel, 5th Inf.intry, June 1, 1863) 
June-July, 1863, being in command of the engaged forces at the opening of 
the Battle of Gettysburg, and while urging on his men with animating words, 
was 

Killed, July 1, 1863: Aged 42. f 

• Governor Curtin, Sep. 26, 1882, tendered to General Reynolds his thanks, in behalf of the 
^tate of Pennsylvania, in the following terms : 

** Gkxeral: Having relieved you from duty as Commander of the Pennsylvania Volunteer 
Militia, recently railed for the defense of the .State, I deem it proper to express my strong 
sense of the gratitude which Ponn.-ylvani i owes for the zeal, spirit and ability whicli you 
brought to her service at a period wnen her honor and SJifety were threatened. That lor he." 
security you left the command of your brave division, the Pennsylvania Kcscrves, thus- 
losing the opportunity of leading this gallant corps at South Mountain aud the Antiet.ini, 
is a just demonstration of .the true affection you bear for your native State, which, bo 
a.apured, hf-r fre.-men reciprocate, and for which, in thidr behalf, 1 am happy to make you this 
acknowledgment.'' 

t General Ritysoijw " waa struck with a rifle-shot that caused almost instant death— a 
grievouB loss to the Army of the Potomac, one of whose most distinguisned and best beloved 
officers he wan; uue whom, by the steady growth of the highest military qualities, the genera) 
voice of the whole Army had marked out for the largest fame." 



24 GRADUATES OF THE 



NiTMBEE. 1841. Class Rank. 



1085. (Bom Va.) ROBERT S. GARNETT (Ap'd Va. ) . . 27 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. jVIilitary Academy from Sep. 1, 
1837, to July 1, 18il, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Aetillery, July 1, 1841. 
Served: on the Northern Frontier duiing Canada Border Disturbances, at Buf- 
falo N. Y., 1841-42,— and Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 184-2; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, 

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Jan. 31, 1842) 
Va., 1842-43; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, 
July 5, 1843, to Oct. 17, 1844; on Eecraitiug service, 1844; sis Aide-de-Camp 
to Brig. -General Wool, Jan. 1 to Sep. 30, 1845; in Mihtary Occupation of 
Texas, 1845^6, being Adjutant of the Aitillery Battalion, Oct. 3, 1845, to 
June 29, 1846; in the War with Mexico, 184G-48, being engaged in the Battle 
of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Bat- 

(FiKST Lieut., 4th Abtillery, Aug. 18, 1846) 

tie of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— and Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 22-23, 

(BvT. Capt., Sep. 23, 1846, for Gallant Conduct in the sevebal 

Conflicts at Monterey, Mex. ) 

1847; as Aide-de-Camp to Major-General Taylor, June 29, 1846, to Jan. 31, 

(BvT. Major, Feb. 23, 1847, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Conduct in the Battle 

of Buena Vista, Mex.) 

(Transferred to 7th Infantry, Aug. 31, 1848) 

1849; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1850; as Member of 

Board to Revise the Uniform Dress of the Army, at Washington, D. C, 

1850-51; on frontier duty at Corpus Christi, Tex., 1851-52, — and Ringgold 

(Captain, 7th Infantry, Mar. 9, 1851) 
Barracks, Tex., 1852; at the Military Academy, as Commandant of Cadets, 
and Instructor of Infantiy Tactics, Nov. 1, 1852, to July 31, 1854; in garrison 
at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1855; on frontier duty, on Yakima Expedition, 1856, — 
(Captain, 1st Cavalry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
(Major, 9th Infantry, Mar. 27, 1855) 
and Ft. Simcoe, Wash., 1856; in ganison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1857; on 
frontier duty at Ft. Simcoe, Wash., 1857-58, —Expedition against Puget 
Sound Indians, 1858, — and Ft. Simcoe, Wash., 1858; and on leave of absence 
in Europe, 1858-61. 

Resigned, Apr. 30, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 
Killed, July 13, 1861, in the Combat of Cahbick's Fobd, 
W. Va. : Aged 41. 



1086 . . (Born N. Y.) ROBERT B. PARKER (Ap'd at Large) . .28 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1841. 
Served: in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1841-42; and on 
sick leave of absence, 1842. 

Died, Sep. 13, 1842, at Phtt.adkt.phia, Pa. : Aged 23. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 25 



NuMBEB. 1841. Class Bank. 

1087 ..(Bom Ya.) RICHARD B. GARITETT (Ap'd Va.). 29 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1836, to July 1, 18-11, wheu he was graduated aud promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 6xh Inf.4.ntry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in the Florida War, 1841-42; in garrison at Jefferson Ban-acks, Mo., 
1842; on frontier duty at Ft. Towsou, L T., 1842,— and Ft. Smith, Ark., 
1842-45; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Brig. -General Brooke, Sep. 6, 1845, to 
Mar. 9, 1851, at New Orleans, La., 1847-49, and San Antonio, Tex., 1849-51; 

(FuisT Lieut., 6th Infantky, Feb. 16, 1847) 
on frontier duty at Ft. Lammie, Dak., 1852-54; on Recruiting service, 

(Capt.un, 6th Infantry, May 9, 1855) 
1854-55; on frontier duty at Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1856, — in quelling Kansas Dis- 
tin-bances, 1856-57, — in escoi'tiug Kansas Southern Boundary Commissioner, 
1857, —at J"t Leavenworth. Kan., 1857-58, — Utah Expedition, 1858, — 
Miirch to Califoniia, 1858,— at Benicia, Cal., 1858, — March to Ft. Yuma, Cal., 
1859.— Ft. Mojave, N. M., 1859-60,— and Benicia, Cal, 1860-61; and on leave 
of absence, 1861. 

Resigned, May 17, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 
Killed, July 3, 1863, at the Battle of Gettysbukg, Pa. : Aged 44. 



1088 .(Bom S. C.) RICHARD H. BACOT (Ap'd S. C.)..30 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militarj- Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1841. 
Served: in the Florida War, 1841-42; and in ganison at Ft. Stansbuiy, Fla., 
1842, — and Jefferson BaiTacks, Mo., 1843. 

Resigned, Dec. 31, 1843. 

Civil History.— Planter, Pocotaligo, S. C, 1844-56. Deputy Surveyor of 
the State of South Carolina, 1847-56. Captain, South Carolina Mihtia, 
1849-52. Clerk in U. S. Custom House, Charleston, S. C, 1856-61. 
Died, 1861, at Charleston, S. C. : Aged 41. 



1089 . . ( Bom Mas. ) . . . CL AITDIUS W. SEARS (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 31 

Military History. —Cadet at the U. S. ililitary Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1841. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1841; and in the Florida War, 
1841-42. 

Resigned, Oct. 10, 1842. 

Civil History.— Teacher of Mathematics, St. Thomas' Hall, Mis., 1844-45. 
Professr)r of ilathematics and Civil Engineei-ing, University of Louisiana, 
1847-61. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



26 GRADUATES OF THE 



XxjMBEK. 1841. Class Bank. 

1090 , . (Born 0. ) DON CARLOS BUELL (Ap'd Ind. ) . . 32 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1837, to Jul}- 1, 1841, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Ai-m'y to 
Second Lieut., 3d Ixfantry, July 1, 1841. 
Served: in the Florida War, 1841-42; in garrison at Ft. Stansbury, Fla., 
1843,— and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1843-44; on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup 
(Camp Wilkius), La., 1844-4-5; in Mihtaiy Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in 
the War with Mexico, 184G-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, Mav 8, 
1846,— Battle of Kesaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, 

(First Lieut, 3d Infantry, June 18, 1846, to Mar. 5, 1851) 

Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Craz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cen-o 

(BvT. Capt., Sep. 23, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the several Conflicts at Monterey, Mex. ) 

Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of 

Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, where he 

(Bvt. Major, Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the B.iTTLES OF CONTRERAS AND ChCRUBUSCO, MeX. ) 

was severely wounded, —and as Adjutant, 3d Infantry, Feb. 15, 1847, to Jan. 25, 
1848; and as Asst. Adjutant-General in the Adjutant-General's Office, Wash- 

(Bvt. ,C.vpT. St-aff — AssT. Adjutant-Gen., Jan. 25, 1848) 
ington, D. C, Julv. 1848, to ,— of the 6th Militaiy Department, 

Jan. 13, 1849, to Apr. 25, 1851.— of the Department of New Mexico, July 19 to 
Sep. 20, 1851,— of the 8th Military Department, at Corpus Christi, Tex., 
Oct. 30, 1852, to Oct. 31, 1855,— of the Department of Texas, Oct. 31, 1855, to 
Dec. 1], 1856, — of the Department of the East, headquarters, Troy. N. Y., 
Feb. 19 to Sep. 14, 1857. — of the Department of the West, headquarters, St. 
Louis, Mo., Dec. 4, 1857, to May 17, 1858,— of the Department of Utah, May 3 
to June 29, 1858. — of the Department of the West, headquarters, St. Louis, 
Mo., June 27, 1858, to Feb. 14, 1859, — in the War Department, on Special 
(Bvt. Major Staff— A.sst. Adjut.\nt-Gen. , Feb. 25, 1861) 
(Lieut.-Col. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Gen., May 11, 1861) 
service, Feb. 14, 1859, to Mar. 20, 1861,— ixnd of the Department of the Pa- 
cific, headquarters, San Francisco, Cal., May 20 to Aug. 9, 1861. 

Sen-ed during the Kebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-64: in the Defenses 
(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, May 17, 1861) 
of Washington, D. C, Sep. 14 to Nov. 9. 1861; in command of the Department 
of the Ohio, Nov. 15, 1861, to Mar. 11, 1862; in the Tennessee and Mis-sissippi 
Campaign, in command of the Army of the Ohio, Mar. 11 to June 26, 1862, 
being engaged in the March to Pittsburg Landing, Ten., Mar. -Apr., 1862, — 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 21, 1862) 
Battle of Shiloh, Apr. 6-7, 1862,— and Advance upon and Siege of Corinth, 
Apr. 9 to May 30, 1862; in command of the Army of the Ohio, in Operations 
in North Alabama, and movement to Louisville, Ky., June-Sep., 1862; in com- 

(Col. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, July 17, 1862) 
mand of the Army of the Ohio, in the Advance into Kentucky, Oct., 1862; be- 
fore a Military Commission to Investigate his Campaign in Tennessee and 
Kentucky, Nov. 24, 1862, to May 10, 1863; and in waiting orders at ludian- 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, May 23, 1864) 
apolis, Ind., May 10, 1863, to June 1, 1864. 

Kesigned, Jltve 1, 1864. 

Civil History. — President of Green River, Ky., Ii-on Works, since 1865. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 27 



N U M B E E . 



-•c^i^ Class Eank. 



1091 (Bom Mas.) JOHN G. BURBANK (Apd Mas.). .33 

Second LrEi'T., 8th Infantry, July 1, 18-41. 
^ -, ■ • .,, .fPf rolnmlms N y . 1841 ; in the Florida War agamst 

..si;^ e ||i^ ^"S^si^-r ir\r lisrs ssi 

(FiEST Leeut., 8th Infantry, Dec. 3, 18-4o) 
, ,,. 41. \T^^;^r, ikifi hpiiif' en"a"ed iu the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 
in the War with Mexico, 1^^*^' 'f^f^.,'^"-;<r' ' 9 ig^o where he was wounded; 

So^dS'KS-, Sl' SlU »he« he»»s Mortally Wo,mM. 
DnsD OF WouSDs, Sep. 10, 1817: .Voed 28. 



1092 .(Bom P..) ALFRED SULLY (Ap'd Pa.). .34 

,8^'^?7ufr'S?,:7S''-Vir^"-»-"-^^^^^^^ 

Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1841. 

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 11, 184/) 

1Q17 j.ft. in fTirrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848, 
on K--"^-4«-^;^Vy l848?afQua^^^^^^^ 2d Infantry, Oct 9 1848, 

7.X'il3 So^'vo^-age to California, 1848-49; on frontier duty at Monte- 
J^y ci; }84t52?--Benlcia, Cal., 1852 -53, -Rogue River Expedition, 18o3, 

(CAPTAIN, 2d Infantry, Feb. 23, 18o2) 
_Ft Lane, Or., 1853,- and Benida C^l-' 1853; on ^x)yage to New York, 

S>8:59 llonLitlrd^^^^^ Ridgely, Min. 1859, -Ft. Kearny, ^eK, 

(Colonel. 1st Minnesota Volunteers, Feb. 22, 1862) 
, -n *^ \v;r,r.i-,ActPr V'l Mar 18G2; in the Virginia Peninsular 
SmpSt?:2J,-7tl°e?oroSrMltl'u":: 1862;bei„g engaV^ 

(Major, 8th Infantry, Mae. lo, 1862) 

. - AT.,, A i«R9 Combat of West Point, May 7, 1862, — 

V^S^, ^^ ts^i^S^cl of Brigade during the ''Change 

(BvT LiEUT.-CoL., June 1, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services at the Battle of Fair Oaks, Va.) 



28 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1841. Class Kank. 



Landing, July 8, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug.-Sep., 1862, 
(BvT. Colonel, July 1, 18G2, for Gallant and Meritokiocs Services 
AT THE Battle of Malvern Hill, Va. ) 
being engaged in the Battle of Chantillj', Sep. 1, 1862, — and in command of 
the Bear Guard on the Retreat to Washington, D. C. , on which he ambuscaded 
the enemy's advance, near Vienna, Sep. 3, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign 
(Army of the Potomac), being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, 
Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17. 1862,— and March to Falmouth, 
Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Poto- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 26, 1862) 
mac), Dec, 18G2, to May, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericks- 
burg, Dec. 11-13, 1863,— and Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2-4, 1863; in 
command of Brigade, and of the District of Dakotah, May, 1863, to Apr., 1866; 

(BvT. !Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, JLvk. 8, 1865) 

in command of Expedition against the hostile Indians of the North-west, 

Aug., 1863, to Aug., 1864, being engaged in the Combat of White Stone Hill, 

Sep. 3, 1863,— Action of Tah-kah-ha-kuty, July 28, 1864,— and Skirmish in 

the Bad-lauds, Aug. 8-9, 1864; on leave of absence, Apr. 30 to Dec. 28, 1866; 

(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 

Meritorious Services in the Camp.aign against the Indians 

IN the North-west, and at the Battle of 

White Stone Hill, Dak. Tee. ) 

as Member of Board for the Examination of Candidates for Promotion in the 

(Mustered out of Volunteer SER\^CE, Apr. 30, 1866) 
Army, Dec. 28, 1866, to Feb. 16, 1867; on Special duty under the Interior De- 

(LiEUT. -Colonel, 3d Infantry, July 28, 1866) 
artment, Feb. 16, 1867, to 



1093 . . (Bom N. H. ) . . . . FRANKLIN F. FIiINT (Ap'd Mas. ) . . 35 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtaiy Academy from July 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in the Florida War, 1841-42; in garrison at Jeflferson Barracks, Mo., 
1842; on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, I. T., 1842,- Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1842-43, 
1844-45-1846; as Aide-de-Camji to Bi'ig. -General Arbuckle, and Acting Asst 
Adjutant-General of 2d and 6th iMilitaiy Departments, headquarters at Ft 
Smith, Ark., Aug. 6, 1846, to May 18, 18ol, — and on frontier duty at Ft. Rip- 

(FiEST Lieut., 6th Infantry, Oct. 12, 1847) 
ley, Min., 1851-54; on Recruiting service, 1854-56; and on frontier duty in 
quelling Kansas Disturbances, 1856-57, — on Max'ch to the Rocky Mountains, 

(Captain, 6th Infantry, Sep. 16, 1856) 
and surveying and opening route through Bridger's Pass, via Lodge Pole 
Crock and Cheyenne Pass, 1857,— in Utah Expedition, 1858, — on March to 
California, 1858,— liemcia. Cal., 1858-59,— March to Ft. Crook, Cal., 1S59,— 
Benicia, Cal., I860,— Ft. Churchill, Nev., I860,— Expedition to Carson Valley, 
18G0, being engaged with hostile Indians near Pyramid Lake, Nev., July 2, 
I860,— and Ft. Churchill, Nov., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 

(Major, 16th Infantry, May 14, 1861) 

of the Citv of Louisville, Jan. -June, 1862,— of Military Depot, and Battalion 

of 13th Infiuiliy, at Alton, 111., June Sep., 1862, — and of Battalions of 13th 

and 18th Infantry, in Defense of Cincinnati, O., Sep., 1862; as Acting Inspec- 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 29 



Number. 1841. Class Rakk. 

tor-General of the Department of the Ohio, Sep. 17, 18G2, to Mar. 23, 1863; 
as Chief Commi.«sary of Musters of the Departments of the Ohio and Ken- 
tucky, Mar. 23, 1863, to Nov. 25, 1865; and in command of Regiment, head- 

(LiEUT. -Colonel, 7th Inf.us'tky, Oct. 20, 1863) 
quarters, Tallahassee, Fla., Jan. 19 to Jnlj 29, 1866, and of Post tiU Sep. 7, 
1866; as Acting Asst. Inspector-General of the District of Florida, Sep. 7 to 
Oct. 1, 1866; and in command of Tallahassee, Oct. 1, 1866, to 



1094 (Bom N. Y.) JOHN BEARDSLEY (Ap'd N. Y.)..36 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 8th Infantey, July 1, 1841. 

Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Aug. 31, 1841. 

Served: in gairison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1841; in the Florida War, 

1841-42; in garrison at Ft. Shannon. Fla., 1842-43,— Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1843,— 

and Key West, Fla., 1843-45; in MiUtary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the 

War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 

1846, — and Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 

(FiR.ST Lieut., 8th Infantry, June 18, 1846) 
1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 
Cruz. Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Capture of 
San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— and Bat- 
tle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, where he was severely wounded in the 
(BvT. C.AJ>T., Sep. 8, 1847. for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 
StoiTiiing of the enemv's works; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, 
1847-49; and on frontier duty at Ft. Martin Scott, Tex., 1849-52,— Camp 

(Captain, 8th Infantry, June 28, 1849) 
Johnston (on the Concho River), 1852, — and Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1852-53. 
Resigned, Dec. 31, 1853. 

Civil History. — Unknown. 

Military History. —Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-63, as 

Colonel, 9th N. Y. Cavalry Volunteers, Nov. 5, 1861, 
till he 

Resigned, Ape. 8, 1863. 

Civil BUstory.— Unknown. 



1095 (Bom D. C.).... PATRICK CALHOUN* (Ap'd S. C. ) . . 37 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from July 1, 

18.37, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1841. 

Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Dec. 15, 1841. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1842,— Ft. Towson, L T., 1842.— 

Ft. Wa.shita, L T., 1842,— Ft. Towson, I. T., 1842-43,— and Ft. Washita., I. T. 

• Was the son of Vice-President John C. Calhocn. 



30 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1841. Class Eaxk. 



1843; on Meteorological duty at Washiugtou, D. C, 1843^4; with 1st Dragoons, 

at Ft. Des Moines, lo., and on Des Moines Ex^iedition, 1844; as Aide-de- 

Camp to Bvt. Maj. -General Gaines, Aug. 1, 184G, to June 6, 1849, and to Bvt. 

(Colonel, 5th N. Y. Voluxteeks, Dec. 19, 184G: R.used for the War 

■WITH Mexico, but not Mustered into Service) 

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 29, 1847) 

Maj. -General Brooke, June 7 to July 8, 1849; on leave of absence, 1849-51; 

at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1851; on frontier duty at Ft. 

Lincoln, Tex., 1851-52,— and Austin, Tex. (Quartermaster duty), 1852-53, at 

the Cavalry School for Practice, C:arUsle, Pa., 1853; on frontier duty at Ft. 

(Captain, 2d Dr.agoons, Sep. 6, 1853) 
Chadbourne, Tex., 1854-55,— and Ft. Eiley, Kan., 1855; and on sick leave of 
absence, 1855-58. 

Died, June 4, 1858, at Pendleton, S. C. : Aged 37. 



1096. (Born Vt.) ISRAEL B. RICHARDSON (Ap'dVt.) .38 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. ;Militiuy Academy fi-om July 1, 

1836, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Inf.\ntry, July 1, 1841. 

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep. 30, 1841. 

Sei-ved: in the Florida War, 1841-42; in ganison at Ft. Stansbury, Fla., 

1842,— and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1842 43; on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup 

(Camp Wilkins), La., 1843-44, 1845; in Military Occupation of Texixs, 1845^6; 

in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, 

May 8, 1846, —Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846, —Battle of Mon- 

(First Lieut. , 3d Infantry, Sep. 21, 1846) 

terey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro 

Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of 

Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847, —Battle of Chuiiibusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Storming 

(BvT. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gall.ant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the B.\ttles of Contkeras .and Churubusco, Mex. ) 

of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, 

(BvT. M.4.J0R, Sep. 13, 1847, for G.allant and ^Meritorious Conduct 

IN the B.ATTLE OF Ch.APULTEPEC, MeX. ) 

Sep. 13-14. 1847: in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; and on fron- 
tier duty at San Antonio. Tex., 1848-49,— March to El Paso, 1849,— Ft. Bliss, 
Tex., 1849,— Scouting. 1849,— Ft. Bhss, Tex., 18.50.— conducting Recniits to 
Texas, 1851,— Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1851-52,— Ft Webster, N. M., 1852,— 

(C.aj'tain, 3d Infantry, Mar. 5, 1851) 
Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1852-53,— Ft. Webster, N. M., 1853-54,— and Ft. Thorn, 
N. ai, 1854. 

Resigned, Sep. 30, 1855. 

Civil History. — Farmer, Pontiac, Mich., 1855-61. 

Military HUstory. — Served during the RebelUou of the Seceding States, 
(Colonel, 2d MicHiciAN Volunteers, M.\y 25, 1861) 
1861-62: in command of Regiment, May 25-July 2, 1861, and of Brigade, 
July 2, 1861, to Mar. 14, 1862, in the Defenses of \Vashington, D. C, and the 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mat 17, 1861) 
Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, 
July 21, 1861; in command of Division (Army of the Potomac), in the Vir- 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 31 



NuMBEK. 1841. Class Rank. 

giiiia Peninsiilar Campaigu, Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of 
Yorktown, Apr. 5-May -i, 1SG2,— Battle of Willianisburg, May 5, 1862,— Bat- 
tle of Fair Oaks, June 1, 1862, — and the Seven Days' Operations before Rich- 
mond, including the Battle of Malvern Hill, Jnly 1, 1862; and in the Mary- 

(M.iJOR-GENERAL, U. S. VoLUXTEERS, JuLY 4, 1862) 

land Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep., 1862, being engaged in the 
Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 1-4, 1862,— and Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 
1862, where he was Mortally Wounded. 

DtED OF Wounds, Nov. 3, 1862, at Shaepsbukg, Md. : Aged 47. 



1097 (Bom Va.) JOHN M. JONES ( Ap'd Va. ) . . 39 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 5th iNFANTEr, July 1, 1841. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Mackinac, Mich., 1841-43, — Detroit, Mich., 

1843-45,— and Ft. Wood, La., 1845; in MiUtary Occupation of Texas, 1845; at 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Apr. 18, 1845) 
the MiUtary Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Dec. 16, 1845, 
to Nov. 18, 1852; on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1853,— escorting Lieu- 

(FiRST Lieut. , 7th Inf-^ntry, Aug. 20, 1847) 
tenant Whipple's Topographical party, 1833-54; as Member of Board, 1854-55, 
to Ren.se '-Ritle and Light Infantry Tactics." adopted JIar. 29, 1855, for the 
Army and Militia of the United States; on frontier duty, conducting Recruits 

(Captain, 7th Infantry, Mae. 3, 1855) 
to Ft. Wa-shita, I. T., 1855, -Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1855-58; in garrison at Jef- 
ferson Barracks. Mo., 1858; on frontier duty on Utah Expedition, 1858-60, — 
March to New Mexico, I860,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., I860,— and Ft. McLane, 
N. M., 1861; and on leave of ab.sence, 1861. 

Resigned, May 27, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 
Killed, May 10, 1864, neae Spottsylvania C. H., Va. : Aged 43. 



1098 . . (Bom Pa. ) . . . . ANDREW W. BOWMAN (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 40 

Military History. —Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Anny to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1841-42; in the Florida War, 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantey, Ape. 30, 1842) 

1842; in garrison at Ft. Stansbury, Fla., 1842-43; on frontier duty at Ft. 

Leavenworth, Kan., 1843-44, 1845,— and Ft. Jesup (Camp Wilkins), La., 1845; 

in Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, 

(First Lieut., 3d Infantey, Sep. 21, 1846) 
being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — Battle of Resaca de la 
Palma, Mav 9. 1846.— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846.— Siege of Vera 
Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— and Assault 
(Bvt. Capt., Ape. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battle of Ceeeo Goedo, Mex. ) 
and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Quartermaster, 3d In- 
fantry, Mar. 28, 1847, to Apr. 31, 1852; on frontier duty near San Antonio, 



32 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1841. Class Eank. 



Tex., 1848-49,— March to El Paso, 1849,— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1849-52,— aud Ft. 
Fillmore, N. M., 1852; on Recniiting service, 1852; on Detached service at 

(Captain, 3d Infantry, June 6, 1852) 
Washington, D. C, 1852-54; on frontier dutj' at Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 
1854-55,— Ft. Stanton, N. M., 1855-56,— Ft. Massachusetts, Col., 185G,— Ft. 
Garland, Col., 1857,— on March to Utah, 1858,— and Ft. Garland, Col., 
1858-59; on leave of absence, 1859-60; on frontier duty at Ringgold Barracks, 
Tex., 1860-61,— Ft. Brown, Tex., 1861,— Camp Wetherill (mouth of the Rio 
Grande), Tex., 1861, — and Indianola, Tex., where he was captured by Texas 

(Majok, 9th Infantry, June 7, 1862) 
Rebels, Apr. 25, 1861, and not exchanged till Aug. 27, 1862; and in garrison 
at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1862. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1863-66: in command 
of Ft. Vancouver. Wash. , Feb. 14 to Aug. , 1863 ; in command of Regiment at 
the Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Sep. 8, 1863, to Jan. 25, 1864; as Acting In- 
spector-General of the Department of the Pacific, Feb. 13, 1864, to Apr. 5, 
1865; in command of Regiment at Point San Jose', Cal., Apr. 5, 1865, to 
Mar. 20, 1866,— and of the District of Humboldt, Cal., Mar. 28, 1866, to 



1099 . . (Born Md.) EDWARD MURRAY (Ap'd Md.) . .41 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in the Florida War, 1841-42; in garrison at Buffalo Barracks, N. Y., 

(Second Lieut. , 2d Infantry, Oct. 17, 1842) 

1842, 1843-44,— Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1844-45,— and Buffalo Barracks, N. Y., 

1845; on Coast Survey, Oct. 7, 1845, to May 19, 1846; on Inspection duty, 

1846; in gan-ison at Ft. McHeniy, Md., 1846-47; in the War with Mexico, 

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Aug. 22, 1847) 
1847, £3ck atTampico; on Recruiting serwe, 1847-48; in gan-ison at Jeffer- 
son TJarracks, Mo., 1848,— and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1848; on voyage to Ciili- 
forujd, 1848-49; on frontier duty at Monterey, Cal., 1849,— San Diego, Cal., 
1819-50,- Ft. Yuma, Cal, 1850-51,— San Diego, Cal., 1851-52,— and VaUey 

(Captain, 2d Infantry, Jan. 8, 1853) 
citos, Cal. (Commissary duty), 1852; and on Recruiting service, 1852-54. 
Resigned, Feb. 5, 1855. 

Civil History. — Farmer, Fauquier Coimty, Va., 1855-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, 



1100. (Bom Va.) FRANCIS N. PAGE (Ap'd Va.). 42 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. jVIihtary Academy from Sep. 1, 
1836, to Jidy 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1841. 
Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Oct. 30, 1841. 
Served: in the Florida War, 1841-42; in garrison at Ft. Pickens, Fla., 
1842-43,— Baton Rouge, La., 1843-44, —Pass Chiistian, Mis., 1844,— and Ba- 
ton Rouge, La., 1844-45; as Adjutant, 7th Infantry, Oct. 25, 1845, to May 13, 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 33 



Number. 1S41. Class Eank. 



18i7; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the "War with Mexico, 

(Btt. First Lleut., JIax 9, 1846, for Gallant Conduct in the Defense 

OF Ft. Brow-n, Tex. ) 

1846-48, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown, May 3-9, 1846,— Battle 

(First Lieut., 7th Inf.intry, Aug. 22, 1846, to Aug. 24, 1851) 
of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20 1847,— 
(B\T. Capt. Staff— Asst. Adjutant-Gen., May 13, 1847) 
(Btt. Major, Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Co>rDucT 
IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, where he was wounded,- Assault and 
Captiu-e of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847,— and as Asst. Adjutant-Gen- 
end of Brig. -General Shields' Brigade, 1847-48; and as Asst. Adjutant-Gen- 
eral of the 7th Mihtarj- Department, headquarters at Ft. Smith, Ark., Feb. 18, 
1850, to Apr. ^14, 1853,— of the Gth Military Department, headquarters at Jef- 

" " ■ "' the 




headquarters at Ft. Brooke, May 21, 1856, to Apr. 29, 1858,— and of the 7th 
Military Department, headquarters at Ft. Smith, Ark., Sep. 2, 1858 to 
Mai-. 25, 1860. 

Died, ^Iae. 25. 1860, at Ft. Smith, Ark. : Aged 41, 



1101. (Bom Ky.) ANDERSON D. NELSON (Ap'd 0.). .43 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militarj- Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the AiTQy to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in the Florida War, 1841-42; on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, L T., 

(Second LiExrr., 6th Intantry, Feb. 10, 1842) 

1842,— and Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1842-46; on Recruiting service, 1846-47; in the 

War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Skirmish of Amazoque, May 14, 

1847,~Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 

1847,— and Battle of Mohno del Key, Sep. 8, 1847; in garrison at Jefferson 

Barracks, Mo., 1848, -and Ft. SneUiug, Min., 1848-49; on Expedition to the 

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, Nov. 18, 1849) 
Red River of the North, 1849; on Eecraiting .service, 1849-51; in garrison at 
Ft. Snelling, Min., 1851-53; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of 
Infantry Tactics, May 12, 1853, to July 6, 1855; in ganisou at Carlisle Bar- 

(C.VPTAIN, 10th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
racks. Pa., 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1855-56, —and Ft. 
Ripley, Min., 1856-57; and on sick leave of absence, 1857-61. 

Served during the Rebelhon of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Superin. 
tendent of Volunteer Recruiting Service in Minnesota, Dec, 1861. to Mar. 13 
1863; as Mastering and Disbursing Oflficer, Mar. 26 to Nov. 11, 1863, and Superl 

(Major, 1st Infantry, Mar. 13, 1863) 
intendent of Volunteer Recruiting Service, Jan. 23 to June 16, 18G4, for the 
State of Minnesota; as Provost-Marshal of the Defenses of New Orleans, La., 
June 30 to Sep. 28, 1864; as Acting Inspector-General of the 19th Army Corps' 
Sep. 28, 1864, to Feb. 8, 1865,— and of the Department of Arkansas, and 7th 
Army Corps, Feb. 8 to Aug. 4, 1865; in gan-ison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 
(Bvt. Leeut.-Col., Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Efficient 
Services during the Rebellion) 



34 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1841. Class Rank. 

Oct. 28 to Dec. 14, 1865; as Acting Inspector-General of the Department of 

Louisiana, Dec. 14, 1865, to Aug. 12, 1866; on leave of absence, Aug. 12 to 

(BvT. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for F.uthful and Meritorious 

Services during the Rebellion) 

Nov. 21, 1866; in garrison at Jackson BaiTacks, La., Nov. 21, 1866, to 



1102 (Bom S. C.).... BENJAMIN A. BERRY (Ap'd S. C.)..44 

Military History— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promot«d in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1841-42, being en- 

(Second Lieut., 4th Ixf.\ntry, June 14, 1842) 

gaged in the Rout of Halleck Tustennuggee's band in the Big Hammock of 

Pilaklikaha, Apr. 19, 1842; in garrison at Jefferson Bamvcks, Mo., 1842-43,— 

and Ft. Scott, Kan, 1843-45; and in Mihtjirj' Occupation of Texa.s, 1845, until, by 

the explosion of the boilers of the steamer Daj-ton, in Ajunzas Bay, Tex. , he was 

Killed, Sep. 12, 1845: Aged 28. 



1103 . (Bom Md. ) . . ALEXANDER C. H. D ARNE (Ap'd Md. ) . . 45 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1836, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Jlt.y 1, 1841. 
Second Lieut., Sth Infantry, Sep. 7, 1841. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1841; in the Florida War against 
the Seminole ludiiins, 1811-42, being engaged in the Skirmish in Big Cj'press 
Swamp, Dec. 20, 1851; and in garri-sou at Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1842-45. 
Resigned, Sep. 10, 1845. 

Civil History. — Farmer, Daraosto\»'n, Md., since 1846. Major Staff — 
Brigade Inspector, Marj'land Militia, since 1847. 



1104..(BomO.) ....WILLIAM T. H. BROOKS (Ap'd O.).. 46 

Militaiy History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtiuy Academy from July 1, 

1837, to Jiily 1, 1841, when he was gradmtted luid promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in the Florida War, 1841-42; in garrison at Ft. Stansbury, Fla., 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Jan. 31, 1842) 

1843; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1843-45, — Ft. Jesup (Cimip 

Wilkins), La., 1845; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War 

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep. 21, 1846) 
with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo .Alto, Mav 8, 1846, 
—Battle of Resaca de la Paima,'May 0, 1840.— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 
(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 23, 1840, for G.ix,LANT and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the se\'eral Conflicts xt Monterey, Mex. ) 
1846,— Siege of Vera Cmz, Mar. 9 29, 1847, -Recounoissance and Battle of 
Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Bat- 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 35 



NxJMBEB. 1S41. Class Eank. 

tie of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 18-47,— Battie of Churasbusco, Aug. 20, 1817,— 
(BvT. Major, Aug. 20. 1847, for Gall.vnt and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.) 
Operations before, and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 12 14, 1847,— and 
as Actint^ Adjutant-General of Bvt. Maj. -General Twiggs' Division, 1847-48; 
as Aide-de-Camp to B\'t. Maj. -General Twiggs, Aug. 19, 1848, to Nov. 10, 1851; 

(Captain, 3d Infantry, Nov. 10, 1851) 
on frontier duty at Ft. Union. N. M., 1852,— Ft. Marcv, Santa Fe. N. M., 
1852-54,— Scouting, 1854. -Ft. Marcy. Santa Fe, N. M.,' 1854 -5(1, -Ft. Deti- 
ance, N. M., 1857-58, —Scouting, 185S, being engaged against the Navajo In- 
dians in a Skiriui.sh at lianchos de los Arragones, N. M., Oct. 10, 1858: on 
sick leave of absence, 1858 GO; on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., 1800 Gl; 
in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 18G1; and on sick leave of absence. 18G1. 

Served during tlie RebeUion of the Seceding States, "18G1-G4: on Musteiiiig 
duty in Wisconsin, Aug. -Sep., 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Oct., 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 28, 18G1) 
18G1-Mar., 18G2; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), 
Mar. -Aug., 18G2, being engaged in the Siege of Yorkt own, Apr. 5-May 4. 18G2, 

(M.uoR, 18rH Infantry. Mar. 12, 18G2) 
participating in the Skirmish of Lee's Mills. Apr. IG, 1862,— .\ctiou of Golden's 
Farm, July 28, 1«G2, -Bjittle of Savage Station, June 20. 18G2, where he was 
wounded, and Battle of Glendale, June 30, 18G2; in the Maryland Campaign 
(Army f)f the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Action of 
Crampton Pass, Sep. 14, 1862, -Battle of .\ntietnm, Sep. 17, 1862, where 
he was wounded, and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. Nov*, 1HG2 (command- 
ing I>i\-ision from Oct. 22, 1862); in the Ilappuhannock ('ampaigu, commaiul- 
ing Division (Army of the Potomac). Dec, 1SG2 Alay, 1863; and in command of 
the Department of the Monongahela, June 11, 1863. to Apr. 6, 1864; in com- 
mand of Divi.sion, bsth Corjis (.Vrmy of the James), Apr. 22-June 18. and of 
10th Army Corps, June 18-July 14.' 1864— in Operations before Richmond, 
being engaged in the Action of Swift's Creek, May 9 10, 1864,— Skirmishes and 
Combats near Drurv-'s Bluff, Mav 12-16, 1864,— Defense of Bermuda Hundred, 
May 16-29, 18tJ4, Battles of Cold Harbor, June 2-12, 1864,— and Siege of 
Petersburg, June 18-July 14, 1864. 

Resigned, July 14, 1864. 



Civil History.- Farmer, Hnntsville, Ala., since 1866. 



1105 (Bom 111.) ELIAS K. KANE (Ap'd III.)., 47 

Military History.- Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was grailuated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1841. 

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1841; on frontier 

duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1842-44,— as Adjutant, 2d Dragoons, Apr. 16 to Sc]). 17, 

1842,— and Ft Washita, I. T., 1844 45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 10, 1843) 
1845-46; in the War with Mexico. 1846 48, being engaged in the Skirmish of 
La Rosia (30 miles above Mataraoras), Apr. 25, 1846, where he was ca})tuied, 
and remained a Prisoner of War till exchanged. May 10, 1846; on Quarter- 

(Fir-st Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Aug. 18, 1847) 
master duty. 1848-52— in the War with Mexico, 1848,— Ft. Snelling. Min., 

(Capt. Staff— A«st. Qu.ujtermaster, Jan. 12, 1848) 
1848, -and with troops for California, 1848-52; and on leave of absence, 
1852-53. 

Died, July 9, 1853, at Belleville, III. : Aged 33. 



36 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEB. 1841. Class Rank. 



1106. . (Born D. C.) LEVI GANTT (Ap'd Md.) . 48 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. ililitaiy Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 18il, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in the Florida War, 1841-42; in garrisonat Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1842^3, 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Apr. 30, 1842) 

— and Baton Eouge, La., 1843-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; 

in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown, 

May 3-9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-^23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, 

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1847) 
Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— as Quartermaster, 
7th Infantry, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churu- 
busco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Key, Sep. 8, 1847,— and Battle 
of Chapultepec, where, while leading and pressing forward, with most daring 
intrepidity, a Company of St<jrmers to the Assault of the castle, he was 
Killed, Sep. 13, 1847: Aged 30. 



1107 . . (Born N. Y. ) . . MORTIMER ROSECRANTS . . . (Ap'd Mich. ) . . 49 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in garrison at Jetfersou Barracks, Mo., 1841, — and Detroit, Mich., 

1841-44, 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texa-s, 1645-46; and in the War 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, June 8 1845) 
with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, 
—Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 10, 1846) 

1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 

1847, — and Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847; and on sick leave of ab- 

(Bvt. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847. for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, IIex. ) 

sence, 1847-48. 

Died, Oct. 7, 1848, at Ypshanti, Mich. : Aged 30. 



1108. (Bom HI.) RUDOLPH F. ERNST (Ap'd 111. ).. 50 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Secont) Lieut., 6th Inf.vntry, July 1, 1841. 

Served: in the Florida War. 1841-42; on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, I. T., 

1842.— Ft. Gibson, L T., 1842-43,— and Ft. Towson, L T., 1843-46; on Re- 

(Second Lieut., 6rH 1nf.\ntry, Feb. 9, 1843) 
cruiting service, 1846; as Adjutant, 6th Infiintiy, 1847; and in the War with 
Mexico, 1847, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, — 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 37 



NuMBEB. 1S41. Class Kane. 



Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 18^7. — Skirmish of Amazoque, May 14, 
1847,— Ci\ptiu-eof San Antouio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Chunibusco, Aug. 20, 
1847, — and Battle of Molino del Key, Sep. 8, 1847, where he was Mortally 
Wounded. 

Died op Wounds, Sep. 22, 1847, in the City of Mexico: Aged 28. 



1109. .(Bom Ky.) ABRAHAM BUFORD (Ap'd Ky.). .51 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 184], when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Du-ioooNs, July 1, 1841. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Atlcinson, Kan., 1841-42, — Ft. Gibson, I. T., 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Apr. 12, 1842) 

1842,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1842-43,— Scouting on the Plains, 1843,— Ft. 

Gibson, I. T., 1843, 1844-45,— Ft. Washita, I. T., 1845,— March to Ft. Gibson, 

L T., 1845-46,— and Ft. Gibson, L T., 1840; in the War with Mexico, 1840 48. 

(FiEST Lieut., 1st Dka.goons, Dec. 0, 1840) 
being engaged in the Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 22-23, 1847; on frontier 
(Btt. Capt., Feb. 23, 1847, for G.vllant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battle of Buena Vlsta, Mex. ) 
duty at Ft. Gibson, L T.. 1848,— March to Santa Fe, N. M., 1848,— Socorro, 
N. M., 1848-49,- Dona Ana, N. M., 1850-51,— and Ft. Filhnore, N. M., 
1851-52, being engaged in a Skirmish on Puerto Iliver, N. M., Aug. 20, 1851; 
at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carhsle, Pa., 1852-53; at the Harrodsburg 

(Captain, 1st Dragoons, July 15, 1853) 
Branch ilUitary Asyliun, Ky., 1853-54. 

• Eesigned, Oct. 22, 1854. 

Civil History. — Fanner, near Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., 1854-61. 
Joined in the Eebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1110 (Bom N. Y.). . . .CHARIiES F. MORRIS (Ap'd N. Y.). .52 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from Sep. 1, 
1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. SpcoND Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1841. 
Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Sep. 28, 1841. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, X. Y., 1841; in the Florida War, 
1841-42; in garrison at Ft. Brooke, Fk., 184.3,— Ft. Shannon, Fla., 1843,— Ft. 
Marion, Fla., 1843-44,— Ft. Kiug, Fla., 1844,— and Ft. Marion, Fla., 1844-45; 
in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1840, be- 
ing engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1840, — and Battle of Kesaca rle 
la Palma, May 9, 1846, where he was wounded; on Recruiting service, 1846-47; 

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, June 18, 1840) 
and in the War with Mexico. 1847, being engaged in the Capture of !-^an 
Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— and Battle of Molino del Ray, Sep. 8, 1847, where 
he was Mortally Wounded in the Assault of the enemy's works. 

Died of Wounds, Sep. 17, 1847, in the City of Mexico: Aged 27. 



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Number. 1842. Class Kank. 



CLASS OF 1842. 



1111. .(Bom Mas.) HENRY L. EUSTIS* (Ap'd Mas.). .1 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Acactemy from Sep. 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., Coeps of Engineers, July 1, 1842. 

Served: as Assistant to the Board of Engineers, 1842-43; as Asst. Engineer 
in the construction of Ft. Warren, and Lovell's Island Sea-wall, Boston har- 
bor, Mas., 1843-45; as Superintending Engineer of Kepairs, &c., of Ft. Adams, 
and Goat Island Pier, Dike, and Light-honse, Newport harbor, E. I., 1845-47; 
and at the Military Academy, as Principal Asst. Professor of Engineering, 
Aug. 31, 1847, to Nov. 1, 1849. 

Eesigned, Nov. 30, 1849. 

Civil History. — Professor of Engineering in the Lawrence Scientific School, 
Harvard University, Mas., since Dec. 1, 1849. 

Military History.— Served duiing the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
18fi2-64: in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep.-Nov., 

(Colonel, 10th M.\ssachusetts Volunteers, Aug. 15, 1862) 
1862, being engaged in the Skirmish at Wilhamsport, Sep. 20, 1862,— Guard- 
ing Upper Potomac Fords, Sep.-Nov., 1862, -and March to Falmouth, Ya.. 
Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac , Dec, 
1862-June, 1863, being engaged in Operations about, and Battle of Fredericks- 
burg, Dec. 11-15, 1862,— Storming of Marye Heights, May 3, 1863,— Battle (f 
Salem, May 3-4, 1863,— and Passage of the Rappahannock, June 10-13, 1863; in 
the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Potomac), June-July, 1863, being 
engaged (after a forced march of 35 miles) in the Battle of Getty.T 
burg, July 2-3, 1863,— and Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton, Va., July, 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 12, 1863) 
1863; in Operations in Central Virginia, Nov., 1863, to Mar., 1864, being en- 
gaged in the Combat of Rappahannock Station, Nov. 7, 1863, — Mine Run 
Operations, Nov. 26-Dec. 3. 1863,— March towards Charlottesville and back, 
Feb. 27 to Mar. 2, 1864; and in the Richmond Campaign (Ai-my of the Poto- 
mac), ijeing engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864, — Battles 
around Spottsylvania, May 9-21, 1864,— and Battles of Cold Harbor, June 3-5, 
1864. 

Resigned, June 27, 1864. 



1112. (Born Va.) JOHN NE"WTON (Ap'dVa.)..2 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1842. 

Served: as Assistant to the Board of Engineers, 1842-43; at the Military 
Academy, 1843-46, as Asst. Professor of Engineering, Oct. 18, 1843, to Aug. 31, 
1844^ —and as Principal Asst. Professor of Engineering, Aug. 31, 1844, to July 1, 
1846; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Warren, Boston harbor, 
Mas., 1846,— and of Ft. Trumbull, New London harbor, Ct., 1846-49; as 
Superintending Engineer of construction of Fts. Wayne, Mich., and Porter, 
Niagara, and Ontario, N. Y.. 1S49-52,— of Surveys of Cobscook Bay, Keune- 
(FiKST Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Oct. 16, 1852) 

• Sod of General AbhauamE.stis, who w;»s Colonel, 1st Artillery, 1834—13. 



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Number. 1842. Class Eank. 



bee Kiver, and Matinicus Island, for Breakwater at Owi's-liead, Me., 1852-53, — 
of Improvement of St. John's River, of Haul-over Canal, and of Repairs of St. 
Augustine Sea-wall, Fla., 1853-5i, — of Fts. Pulaski and Jackson, and Imjirove- 
ment of Light-houses on Savannah River, Ga., ISoi, — for trial and insjaec- 
tion of di-edge boat for Sullivan's Island bar, 185i, — and of Fortifications and 
Light-houses, Pensacola harbor, Fla., 1855-58; as Member of Commission for 
devising a project for the Improvement of St. John's River, Fla., 1853, — of 
Board to examine Pensacola Dock, Fla., 1856, — and of special Board of En- 
(Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1856, for Fourteen Years' 
Continuous Service) 
gineers to select Sites and prepare projects for Coast Defenses of Alabama, 
Mississippi, and Texas; as Chief Engineer of the Utah Expedition, 1858; as 
Superintending Engineer of the construction of Ft. Delaware, and of Repairs 
of Ft. Mifflin, Delaware Bay, 1858-61 ; and as Member of special Board of 
Engineers for modifjang plans of Fort at Sandy Hook, N. J., 1860, — and for 
selecting Sites for additional Batteries at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1860. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief En- 
gineer of the Department of Pennsylvania, May 29 to July 23, 1861, being 
engaged in the Action of FalUng Waters, Va., June 30, 1861 ; as Chief Engineer 
of the Department of the Shenandoah, July 25 to Aug. 26, 1861; as Asst. En- 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Aug. 6, 1861) 
gineer in the construction of the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Aug. 28, 
1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; in command of Brigade in the Defenses of Washington, 
D. C, Sep. 23, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign 

(Brig.-Gener.vl, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 23, 1861) 
(Army of the Potomac), Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Action at 
West Point, May 7, 1862,— Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862,— and Battle 
of Glendale, June 30, 1862 ; in the Retreat from Bull Run to Washington, 
D. C, Sep. 1-2, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac)! 
Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 
1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, -and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct.- 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Sep. 17, 1862, for G.^llant and Meritorious 
Services at the Battle of Antietam, Md. ) 
Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign, commanding a Division (Army 
of the Potomac), Dec, 1862, -June, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 30, 1863, to Apr. 18, 1864) 
Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, —Storming of Marye Heights, May 3, 1863,— 
and Battle of Salem, May 3-4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of 
the Potomac), June-July, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, 
(BvT. Colonel, Jui,y 3, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. ) 
July 2 3, 1863,— in command of 1st Corps from July 2, 1863, — and Pursuit of 
the enemy to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863; in the Rapidan Campaign, in com- 
mand of ist Corps (Army of the Potomac), Oct. -Dec, 1863; in the Invasion 
of Georgia, in command of 2d Division, 4th Corps (Army of the Cumberland), 
May 2 to Sep. 24, 1864, being engaged in Storming Rocky-faced Ridge, and 
Operations around Dalton, May 7-13, 1§64,— Battle of Resacca, May 15, 
1864, — Action of Adairsville, May 17, 1864,— Pursuit of the enemy. May 17-19, 
1864, to Etowah River, with constant skirmishing, — Battle of Dallas, 
May 25-28, 1864, --Movement on Pine Mountain, with almost daily heavy en- 
gagements, May28-June20, 1864,— Battles of Kene.saw, June 20-July 2,1864,— 
Passage of the Chattahoochie River, July 12-17, 1864,— Battle of Peach Tree 
Cieek, July 20, 1864, —Siege of Atlanta, July 22-Sep. 2, 1864,— Assault of the 
enemy's intrenchments at Jonesboro, Sep. 1, 1864, — Battle of Lovejoy's 
Station, Sep. 2, 1864, — and Occupation of Atlanta, Sep. 8-24, 1864; in com- 
mand of the District of Key West and Tortugas, Fla., Oct., 1864, to June 19, 



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NUMBEE. 1842. CLA.SS RaNK. 



1865, being engaged in the Action at the Natural Bridge, near St. Marks, Fla., 

(BvT. Beig. -General, Mar. 13, I860, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services at the Battle of Peach Tree Creek, and in the 

Campaign against Atlanta, Ga. ) 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, I860, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 
(Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Armt, Mar. 13, I860, for Gallant and Mebi- 
TORious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 
Mar. 6, I860,— of the State of Florida, June 19 to Aug. 7, I860,— of the Dis- 
trict of Middle Florida, and of Sub-districts of West Florida and Key West, 
Aug. 7 to Nov. 6, 1865,— and of District of Middle, Southern, and Western 

(Lieut. -Colonel, Corps of Engineers, Dec. 28, 1865) 
Florida, Nov. 6, 1865, to Jan. 24, 1866; as Superintending Engineer of the 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 
construction of the Defenses on the Long Island side of the Nanows entrance 
to New York harbor, Apr. 4, 1866, to ,— of the Improvem<=nt of 

the Hudson River, Apr. 4, 1866, to ,— and of Fort at Sandy Hook, 

N. J., Aug. 29, 1866, to ; as Member of Board of Engineers, 

Sep. 11, 1866, to May 18, 1867, to carrj' out in detail the Modifications of the 
Defenses in the vicinity of New York, as proposed by the Board of Jan. 27, 
1864. 



U13. (Bom N. 0.) GEORGE W. RAINS (Ap'd Ala.). .3 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Leeut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1842. 
Served: as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Warren, Boston har- 
bor, Mas., 1842-43; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1843-44; at the Military 

(Transferred to 4th Artillert, July 7, 1843) 
Academy, as Asst. Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Geology, Oct. 22, 
1844, to May 19, 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in 
charge of the Quartermaster's Depot at Point Isabel, Tex., 1846,— Siege of Vera 

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of 

Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of 

(Bvt. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847. for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.) 

Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— 

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant Conduct at Chapultepec, Hex.) 

Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14. 1847,— and as Aide-de- 

Camp to Brig. -General Pillow. Feb. 20, 1847, to July 20, 1848; at West Pomt, 

N. Y., arranging model of Valencia Silver Mine, 1848; in garrison at New 

Orleans Barracks, La., 1848-49; ou Recruiting service, 1849; m Florida Hos- 

tihties against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in garrison at Ft. Lafaj'ette, 

N. Y., 1850-51,— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1851-52; on Recruiting service, 

1852; and in garrison at Ft. Mackinac, Mich., 1852-54,— Ft. Independence, 

(CAPTAIN, 4th Artillery, Feb. 14, 1856) 
Mas., 1854,— and Recruiting Depot at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1854-56. 
Resigned, Oct. 31, 1856. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 41 



NrMBEK. 1S42. Class Eank. 



Civil History. — A Proprietor, of Washington Iron Works, at Newburg, 
N. Y.. ISoG-Gl. Author of several scientilic papers on Electricity, Geology, 
&c., 1845-48. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1114 (Bom D.C.) JOHN D. KURTZ (Ap'd D. C. ) . . 4 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. ililifaiiy Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Aimy to 
Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1842. 
Served : as Asst, Engineer in the construction of the Fortifications of Charles- 
ton harbor, S. C, 1842 51; as Superintending Engineer of the Repairs of Fts. 
Macon and Caswell, X. C, and preservation of their sites, 1847-51, and of 
the Fortifications of Charleston harbor, S. C, and preservation of their sites, 
1851-52; as Member of tlie Commission for devising project for the Improve- 
ment of Charleston harbor, S. C, 1852; as Assistant to the Chief Engineer at 
Washington, D. C, 1852 56; as Superintendent of construction of experi- 
mental Embrasure "iargetat West Point, N. Y., 1852, — of Repairs of Fortifica- 

(FiRST Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1853) 
tions in Portsmouth harbor, N. H., and Portland harbor, Me., 1856-60, ^of 
Light-house Operations on Lake Champlain, 1856 60,— of the construction of 
Ft Knox, at the Narrows of Penobscot River, Me., 1856-60,— and of building 
Ft. Gorges. Portland harbor. Me., and Ft. Topham, for the Defense of the 
mouth of the Kennebec Rivor. Me., 1857-60,— of Owl's-head Breakwater, Me., 
1856-60; as Member (ex-officio) of the Board of Engineers for Atlantic Coast 
(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Jut.y 1, 1856, for Foueteen Years' 
Continuous Service) 
Defenses of Maine and New Hampshire, 1859,— of special Board of Engineers 
for modifying plan of Fort at Sandy Hook, N. J., I860,— and of Board to 
examine Washington Aqueduct, 1860;' on sick leave of absence, 1860-61; and 
as A.ssistant to the Chief Engineer at Washington, D. C, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief 
Engineer of the Department of Annapolis, June July, 1861, — and of the 
Shenandoah, Aug., 1861; as Assistant to the Chief Engineer at Washington, 
D. C, since Aug. 7, 1861, being in charge of the Engineer Bureau during his 
absence, July 21i to Nov. 5, 1S62; as Member of Board of Engineers to exam- 
ine Timby's' Revohiug Iron Tower, for Harbor Defense, Dec. 15, 1862, to 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1863) 
June 23, 1863, — of Board for examination of Reid's plan for Revetting Fortifi- 
cations with Iron, Apr. 27 to July 6, 1863,— of Board to report upon the 
efldciency of Currier's Shot-proof Dome, June 15 to July 8, 1863,— of Board 
for the Examination of Officers of the Corps of Engineers for Promotion, 
Aug. 1, 1863. to Mir. 8, 1864,— of Board to examine the " McCarty Gun," 
Mar. 14 to Apr. 1, 1864,— and of Board for the Examination of Officers of the 
Corps of Engineers for Promotion, Sep. 20, 1864, to Apr. 17, 1865; and as 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious 
Services in the Engineer Department) 
Asst Engineer in the Defense of Wiishington, D. C, July 12-15, 1864, against 
(BvT. Colonel, ^Iar. 13, 1865, for Meritorious Services dueing 
the Rebellion) 
the Rebel Raiders under General Early. 

(Lieut. -Colonel, Coups of Engineers, Aug. 8, 1866) 



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NuMBEK. 1842. Class Kank. 

1115 . . (Bom ) . . . . "WILLIAM S. ROSECRANS .'. (Ap'd O. ) • . 5 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy irom July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Corps of ExGrsEERS, July 1, 18-12. 
Served: as Asst. Engineer in the construction of the Fortifications at Hamp- 
ton Roads, Va., 1842-4:3; at the Mihtary Academy, 1843-47, as Asst. Professor 

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Apr. 3, 1843) 
of Engineering, Sep. 18, 1843, to Aug. 28, 1844,— Asst. Professor of Natural 
and Experimental Philosophy, Aug. 28, 1844, to Aug. 28, 1845,— Asst. Pro- 
fessor of Engineering, Aug. 28. 1845, to July 1, 1846,— and as Principal Asst. 
Professor of Engineering. July 1, 1846, to Aug. 31, 1847; and as Superin- 
tending Engineer of the Repairs of Ft. Adams, E. I., and re-building its per- 
manent wharf, 1847-53, — of Surveys of Taunton River and New Bedford har- 
bor, Mas., 1852-53, — of Improvement of Providence harbor, R. I., and Repairs 
of Goat Island Light-house, Newport harbor, R. I., 1852-53,— and of Wash- 

(FiRST Lieut., Corps of Engineers, 'Mah. 3, 1853) 
ington Navy Yard, D. C, 1853-54. 

Resigned, Apr. 1, 1854. 

Civil History. —Civil Engineer and Architect, Cincinnati, O., 1854-55. 
Superintendent of Caunel Coal Company, Coal River, "Va., 1855-&7. President 
of Coal River Navigation Company, Va., 1856-57. Manufacturer of Kerosene 
Oil, at Cincinnati, O., 1857-61. 

Military History. — Served during the RebeUion of the Seceding States, 
1861-66: as Volunteer Aide-de-Camp to Major-General McClellan, command- 
ing Department of the Ohio, in organizing, drilling, and equipping "Home 
Guards," Apr. li) to June 10, 1861 ; in command of Camp Chase, O., June 10-20, 
(CoL. Staff— Chief Engineer of Ohio, Junte 9, 1861) 
(Colonel, 23d Ohio Volunteers, June 10, 1861) 
1861, — and of Brigade in Western Virginia Openitions, June 23-Jiily 23, 1861, 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Army, 'iLvY 16, 1861) 
being engaged in the Combat of Rich Mountain, July 11, 1861; in command 
of the Department of the Ohio. July 25 to Sep. 21, 1861, — and of the Depart- 
ment of Western Virginia. Sep. 2L 1861, to Apr. 7, 1862, being engaged in 
the Combat of Carnifex Ferry, Sep. 10, 1861; in conducting General Blenker's 

(Major-Gen-eral, XJ. S. Volunteers, Mar. 21, 1862) 
command from Berr3''s Ferry, by Rouiney, to Moorfield, Va., Apr. r2-May 9, 
1862; in command of Di\'ision (Army of the Mississippi), at the Siege of 
Corinth, Mis., May 22 30, 1862; in command of the Army of the Missis.sippi, 
June 11 to Oct. 20, 1862. beiu'j; engaged in the Battle of luka, Mis., Sep. 19. 
1862,— in command of the District of Corinth. Mis., Sep. 22-Oct. 20, 1862, 
— and at the Battle of Corinth, Mis., Oct. 3-4, 1862; in command of 
the Army of the Cumberland, Oct. 27, 1862, to Oct. 19, 1863, in the Ten- 
nessee Campaign, being engaged in the Battle of Stone River, Dec. 31, 
1862-Jau 3, 1863,— Advance on TuUahoma, June 24-July 4, 1863. ^Occupa- 
tion of Bridgeport and Stevenson, July 24, 1863, — Crossing the Cumberland 
Mountains and Tennessee River, Aug. 15-Sep. 4, 1863, — Battle of Chicka- 
mauga, Sep. 19-20, 1863, — and Occupation of Chattanooga, which he com- 
menced fortifying, Sep. 21-Oct. 19, 1863; at Cincinnati, 0., awaiting orders, 
Oct. 30, 1863, to Jan. 28, 1864; in command of the Department of the Mis- 
souri. Jan. 28 to Dec. 9, 1864, headquarters. St. Louis, Mo., from which he 
directed Mihtary Operations, terminating with the Expulsion from the State of 
the Rebels under General Price; at Cincinnati, O., awaiting orders, Dec. 10, 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 43 



Number. 1842. Class Rank. 

1864, to May '28, 1865; aiul ou leave of absence, May 28, 1805, to Mar. 28, 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. .\kmy, Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Distinguished SERV^CES at the Battle of Stone Rh-ek, Ten. ) 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 

1867. 

Resigned, Mae. 28, 1867. 



1116 . (Bom Va. ) .. . THEODORE T. S. LAIDLEY (Ap'd Va. ) . . 6 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militsiry Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1.S42, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1842. 
Served: as Asst Ordnance Officer at Watervliet Ai-seual, N. Y., 18-12-44:, 
—at Washington Arsenal, D. C, 1844-45,— at Watervliet Ai-senal, N. Y., 
1845,— and at Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., 1840; in the War with Mexico, 
1847-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 17 29, 1847,— 

(Fir.st Lieut., Ordnance, Mar. 3, 1847) 
Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— and Siege of Puebla, Sep. 13-Oct. 12, 
(Bvr. Capt., Apr. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex. ) 
1847; as Asst Ordnance Officer at WatervUet Aisenal, N. Y., 1848,— and Ft. 
(BvT, Major, Oct. 12, 1847, for Gall.int and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Defense of Puebla, M^x. ) 
Monroe Arsenal, Va., 1848-50; in command of Charleston Arsenal, S. C, 
1850; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Ft. Monroe Arsenal, Va., 1850-51,— at Wa- 
tervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 18.52-54; in command of North Carolina Arsenal, 
(Captaxn, Ordnance, July 1, 1856, for Fourteen Years' 
Continuous Service) 

1854-58; and in compiling and publishing a new edition of the Ordnance Man- 
ual, June 4, 1858, to Sep. 26, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Inspector 
of Powder, Dec, 1861, to Feb. 1, 1862; in command of Frankford Arsenal. 
Feb. 1, 1862, to Aug. 19, 1864; as Inspector of Ordnance, Aug. 19 to Sep. 24, 

(Major, Ordnance, June 1, 1863) 

1864; and in command of Springfield Annory, Mas., Oct. 27, 1864, to May 3, 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., and Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and 

]VIeritorious Services in the Ordnance Department) 

1866,— and of New York ,\rsenul, May 3, 1866, to 

Lieut. -Colonel, Ordnance, Mae. 7, 1867. 



1117 ( Bom Ky. ) . . . . BARTON S. ALEXANDER (Ap'd Ky. ) . . 7 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1842. 

Served: as Asst. Engineer in building Ft. Pulaski, and repairing Ft. Jack- 

8on, for the Defense of Savannah River, Ga., 1842^7, — of the construction 

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Sep. 30, 1843) 
and Repairs of the Fortifications of New York harbor, 1847-48,— and in the 



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Number. 1842. Class Eank. 

War with Mexico, 1848; as Treasurer of the Military Academy, July 28, 1848, 
to Jan. 24, 185'2; and as Superintending Engineer of the construction oi 
Cadets' Barrack and Mess Hall, and Engineer Equii^ment Shed at West Point, 
N. Y., 1848-52, — of the building of the Mihtary Asylum (Soldiers' Home), 
near Washington, D. C, Jan. 24, 1852, to Dec. 1, 1855,— of the alterations and 

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1853) 
repairs of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C, 1854, — of the con- 
struction of Chelsea Marine Ho.spital, Mas., May 25, 1855, to Aug. 31, 1859,— 
(Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1856, for Fourteen Years' 
Continuous SER■^^CE) 
and of the erection of Minot's Ledge Light^house, near Cohasset, Mas., 
1855-61. 

Served during the Kebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Asst. En- 
gineer in constructing the Defenses of Washington, D. C, May 1 to July 8, 
1861 ; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, as Engineer of General Tyler's 
Division, being engaged in the Action of Blackburn's Ford, July 18, 1861, — 
and Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21, 1861; as Asst. Engineer in constructing 
(Bvt. Major, July 21, 1861, for G-^llant and Meritorious Services 
at the Battle of Bull Run, Va. ) 
the Defenses of Washington, D. C, July 23 to Oct. 2, 1861,— and charged 
(LiEUT.-CoL. Staff— Addititional Aide-de-Camp, Sep. 28, 1861, 
TO May 31, 1866) 
■n-ith the jjreparation of bridge equipage, and the organization and instruc- 
tion of Engineer troops for the Army of the Potomac, Oct. 2, 1861, to Apr. 1, 
1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Ai-my of the Potomac), Apr.- 
Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 8-20, 1862,— land- 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., May 4, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious 
Services at the Siege of Yorktown, Va. ) 
ing Gen. Franklin's Division at, and Combat of West Point, May 6-7, 1862,— 
conducting Reconnoissances of Pamunkey River to Cumberland and White 
House, May 10-11, 1862, to Old Church, May 20, 1862, and to Mechamcs^'ille, 
May 22, 1862,— Operations on the Chickahominy, May, 1862,— Battle of Fair 
Oaks. May 31, 1862,— Battle of Gaines' :MiU, June 27, 1862,— Action at Gold- 
in^'sFarm, June 28, 1862,— Eeconnoissance from the Chickahominy to James 
River, June 29-30, 1 862, —and in charge of the construction of the defensive 
works at Harrison's Landing, July 3, 1862. to its Evacuation, Aug. 15, 1862; 
as Assistant Engineer on the Defenses of Washington, D. C. Sep. 1, 1862, to 

(M.UOR, Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1863) 
Apr. 7, 1863; as Engineer to locate and devise defensive works for the Harbors 
of Bridgeport, New Haven, and Saybrook. Ct. , and for Plymouth, Salem, Mar- 
blehead, Gloucester, and Newbm-yport, Mas., Apr. 7 to June 19, 1863; as Asst. 
Engineer, June 19. 1863, to Uaj 23. 1804, and Chief Engineer, June 1. 1864, 
to June 8, 1865, of the Defenses' of Washington. D. C. ; as Member of Ponton 
Board to examine all Designs for Military Bridges, presented to the War De- 
partment, Jan. 22, 1863, to Sep. 5, 1864,— of Board for the Armament of the 
Defenses of Washington, D. C, Nov. 10 to Dec. 3, 1863,— and of the Board 
of Engineers to Reorganize our System of Sea-coast Fortifications, Jan. 27, 
1864, to May 31. 1864; as Consulting Engineer to the Army of Major-General 
Sheridan, in the Shenandoah Valley, Oct. 17-24, 1864, being present at the 
Battle of Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864; as Superintending Engineer of Rej^airs of 
(Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, fob 
Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 
Ft. Washington, Md.. June 20, 1805. to June 12, 1806; as Member of Board of 
En<>ineers, June 20, 1865, to Oct. 29, 1866, to carry out in detail the ilodifica- 
tions of the Defenses in the \-icinity of Boston, Mas., as proposed by the Board 
of Jan. 27, 1864,— and of joint Board of Army and Navy Officers on Haibor D&- 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 45 



NuMBEK. 184*2. Class Kank. 

fenses, Toi-pedoes, &c., Feb. 9, 18G6, to June 12, 18(50; as Superintending Engi- 
neer of the construction of the Defenses of Portland harbor, Me. (excejDt Ft. 
Gorges ^ June 25 to Nov. 8. 18G6 —of Survey of Kennebec Kiver and Improve- 
ments of Kennebec, Penobscot, and Saco Kivers, and Portland Breakwater, 
July 20, to Nov. 8, 18G6; and as Senior Engineer and Member of Board 
of Engineers for Fortifications, on the Pacific Coast, Jan. 7, 1867, to 
Lieut. -CoL., Corps of Exgixeeks, Mae. 7, 1867. 



1118 . (Boni Ky. ) GUSTAVUS W. SMITH (Ap'd Ky. ) . . 8 

Militaiy History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838. to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

B\"r. Second Lieut., Coki>s of Engineeks, July 1, 1842. 

Sers'ed: as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Trumbull and Battery 

Griswold, New London harbor, Ct,, 1842-44; at the Military Academy, as 

Asst Professor of Engineering, Aug. 31, 1844, to Sep. 24, 1846 ; in the War 

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Jan. 1, 1845) 
with Mexico, 1846-48, attached to the Company of Sappers, Miners, and Pon- 
toniers, and in command of it, Mar. 10, 1847, to May 22, 1847, being en- 
gaged in opening the road from Matamoras to Tampico, 1846-47, — Siege of 
Vera Crnz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— 
(BvT. First LiEt:T., Apr. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious 
Conduct in the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex. ) 
strengthening the Defenses of Puebla, June-July, 1847, — opening the road 
aroimd Lake Chalco, Aug., 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Re- 
(B-rs:. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for G.a.llant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Contreras, Mex. ) 
conuoissance and Battle of Chunibusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — constructing Batteries 
against Chapultepec, Sep. 9-13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of 
Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; and at the Military Academy, as Principal Asst. Pro- 

(FiRST Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1853) 
fessor of Engineering, Nov. 1, 1849, to Dec. 18, 1854. 
Resigned, Dec. 18, 1854. 

Civil History.— Superintendent of the Extension of the U. S. Treasury 
Buikhng, Washington, D. C, July 10 to Dec, 1855,— of Repairs of Branch 
Mint, and construction of Marine Hospital, New Orleans, La., Dec, 1855, to 
Aug., 1856. Engineer of Trenton Iron Company, N. J., Oct., 1856, to May, 

1857. Agent of London Bankers for the examination of land grants for rail- 
roads in Iowa, May, 1857, to Apr., 1858. Deputy Street Commissioner of 
New York city, Apr. 20 to Nov. 12, 1858; and Street Commissioner, Nov. 12, 

1858. to Sep. 20, 1861. Member of the Board to "Revise the Programine of 
Instruction at the Mihtary Academj'," Jan. 12 to Apr. 11, 1860. 

Joined in the RebeUiou of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1119 . . (Bom D. C. ) . . . MAlSrSFIELD LOVELL * (Ap'd D. C. ) . . 9 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838. to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1842,— Carhsle Barracks, Pa., 
1842-43,— and Ft. Monroe, Va., 1843-45; in Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 

* Son of Surgeon-General Joseph Lovelu 



4:6 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEK. 1842. Class Kaxk. 

1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, 1847-48, being engaged in the 

(First Lieut., 4th Aetilleky, Feb. 16, 1847) 
Battle of Monterey, Sep. -21-23, 1847,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— 
Battle of Cerro Gordo, Ajir. 17-18, 1847, — Sku-mish of Amazoque, May 14, 
1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — Assault and Capture of the 
(BvT. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for G.\x,l.vnt and MEKrroRious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 
City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847, where he was severely wounded at the Belen 
Gate, — and as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Maj .-General Quitman, and Acting Asst. 
Adjutant-General of his Division, Oct. 5. 1846, to Oct. 31, 1847; in garrison at 
Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1848-49,— and Baton Kouge, La., 1849; on Recruiting ser- 
vice, 1849; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 18.50, on frontier duty on 
the Westex-n Prairies, Kan., and assisting in establishing Ft. Atkinson, Kan., 
1850,— and at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., ly50-51; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, 
N. Y., 1851-52; and in charge of Recruiting Depot at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 
1852-54. 

Resigned, Dec. 18, 1854. 

Civil History. — Merchant, New York citj% 1854-58. Superintendent of 
Street Iniprovenicuts, New York city, Apr. 20 to Nov. 12, 1858; and Deputy 
Street Commissioner, Nov. 12, 1858, to Sep. 19, 1861. Captain, New York 
Militia, 1859-61. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1120. .(Born N. Y.) CALVIN BENJAMIN (Ap'd Ind.). .10 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1842. 

Sei-ved: in gai'rison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1842-44; on Coast Survey, May 10, 
1844, to Aug. 26, 1845; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; and in the 
War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 
1846, — Battle of Resaca de la Paima, May 9, 1846, — as Adjutant of the Artil- 
lery Battiilion, June 29, 1846, to Feb. 15, 1847,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Feb. 16, 1847) 
21-23, 1816,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847.— BatUe of Cerro Gordo, 
Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Molino 
del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— and Assault 
of the City of Mexico, where, within the Belen Gate, while serving with con- 
spicuous gallantry a captured 9-pounder, under a murderous fire of the enemy, 
which had cut down three-fourths of his Company, he was 
Killed, Sep. 13, 1847: Aged 29. 



1121. .(Born N. H.) JAMES G. BENTON (Ap'd N. H.). .11 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1842. 

Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1842-48, 

(Second Lieut. , Ordnance, Mar. 3, 1847) 

— in Ordnance Bureau, Wa.shington, D. C, assisting in the preparation of the 

System of Artillery for the Land Service, and of the Ordnance Manual, 1848-49, 

(First Lieut., Ordnance, Mab. 25, 1848) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 47 



NuMBEK. 1842. Class Rank. 

— and at Harper's Feriy Armory, Va., 1849; in command of San Antonio 
Ordnance Depot, Tex., 1849-52; as Assistant to the Inspector of Arsenals and 
Armories, 1S52-53: in command of Charleston Arsenal, S. C, 1853; on 
Speciixl duty in Washington, D. C. , and in making experiments to determine 
model of new Rilled Musket, 1853-57; as Member of Ordnance Board, Mar. 21 
to July 11, 1854, and Oct. 8-2-1, 1856; and as Instructor of Ordnance and Gun. 
(Capt.un, Ordnance, July 1, 1856, fob Fourteen Years' 
Continuous Service) 
nery in the Military Academy, Feb. 27, 1857, to Apr. 26, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Principal 
Assistant to the Chief of Ordnance at Wa.shington, D. C, Apr. 28, 1861, to 

(Major, Ordnance, Sep. 15, 1863) 
Sep. 15, 1863: as Member of Ordnance Board, Sep. 24-26, 1863; and in com- 
mand of Washington Arsenal, D. C, Sep. 15. 1863, to June 14, 1866,— and of 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., and Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful 
AND Meritorious Services in the Ordnance Department) 
Springfield Armorj', Mas., June 15, 1866, to 

Civil History. — Author of "A Course of Instruction in Ordnance and 
Gunnery, for the use of the Cadets of the U. S. Militaiy Academy," 1860. 



1122 . . (Bom Ten. ) . . ALEXANDER P. STEWART .... (Ap'd Ten. ) . . 12 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. ^Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1. 1^42, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1842. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Macon, N. C, 1842-43; and at the MUitary Acad- 
emy, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 29, 1843, to Feb. 25, 1845. 
Resigned, May 31, 1845. 

Civil History.— Professor of Mathematics and of Natural and Experimental 
Philosophy, Cumberland University, Lebanon, Ten., 1845-49,— in Nashville 
University. Ten., 1849-50,— in Cumberland University, Ten., 1850-54,— in 
Nashville' Universit}', Ten., 1854-55,— and in Cumberland University, Ten., 
1856-61. City Surveyor of Nashville, Ten., 1855. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1123 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . . EDWARD G. BECKWITH (Ap'd N. Y.) . . 13 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1842. 
Served: in garrison at Savannah, Ga., 1842-44, 1844-46; on Recraiting ser- 
vice, 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, at Tampico, and 1848 at Vera 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 18, 1846) 
Craz; on sick leave of absence, 1848-49; in escorting civil officers through 
New Mexico and California to San Diego, 1849-50, being engaged in two Skir- 
mi-shes with the Apache Indians on the route; on Recruiting service, 1850-51; 
in garrison at Ft. Trambull, Ct., 1851-53; as Assistant in Pacific Railroad Re- 
connoissances, between 38° and 40° of latitude, 1853, and in charge, 1853-57; 
(Captain, 3d Artillery, May 12> 1855) 



i8 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1842. Class Rank. 

in constructing military roads m Nebraska and Kansas, 1857, 1858-59; and on 
sick leave of absence, 1859-61. 

Served during the Kebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief of 
Commissariat of the Department of Pennsylvania, Apr. 29 to July 25, 1861, — 
of the Department of the Shenandoah, .July 25, 1861, to Feb., 1862,— of the 
5th Army Corps, in Shenandoah Valley, Mar. 8 to June 27, 1862, — of the 

(Col. Staff — AdditionaIj AiDE-OE-CAin>, July 5, 1862, to May 31, 1866) 
Ai-my of Virginia, June 27 to Sep. 2, 1862, — in fitting out, at New York, Gen- 
eral Banks' Expedition to New Orleans, Oct.-Dec, 1862, — of the Department 
of the Gulf, in the various Campaigns and Military Operations, Dec. 17, 1862, 
to Julj', 1865, — and of the Department of Louisiana and Texas, and of Louis- 
iana, July to Aug., 1865; as Provost-!Marshal General of the Department of 
the Gulf, Sep. 16 to Nov. 16, 1863; in command of the Defenses of New 
Orleans, La., Aug. 25, 1863, to Jan. 12, 1864; and as Assistant in the Claims 

(j\Li.JOK, 2d Aetelleby, Feb. 8, 1864) 
Branch of the Office of the Commissaiy-General of Subsistence, Washington, 
D. C, Aug. 25, 1865, to 

Bvt. Leeut.-Col., Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Abmt, 

Mar. 13, 1865, foe Faithful and ^Meritobious Services 

DURING the Rebellion. 



1124 . (Bom l\Ias. ) . . . . HENRY M. WHITING «... ( Ap'd at Large) . . 14 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1842. 
Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 20, 1842. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1842-44, 1845; in Military Occupa- 
tion of Texas, 1845-46; in garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1846; in the 
War -with Mexico, 1846-48. being engaged in the Battle of Buena Vista, 
(Bvt. First Lieut., Feb. 23, 1847, for G.vllant and Meritobious Conduct 
IN the Battle of Buena Vista, Mex. ) 
(First Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, !Mar. 3, 1847) 
Feb. 22-23, 1847; in garrison at Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1849,— Baton Rouge, La., 
1849-50, —and Ft. Brown, Tex., 1850-52; on Recruiting sei-vice, 1853; and in 
garrison at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1853. 

Died, Oct. 8, 1853, at Ft. Brown, Tex. : Aged 32. 



1125. (Bom N. Y.) ISAAC BOWMEN (Ap'd N. Y.)..15 

Military History.^ Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1842. 
Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Oct. 7, 1842. 
Served: on Maine Frontier, at Ft. Kent, Me., 1843, — and Hancock Bar- 
racks, Me., 1843-45; ca Recruiting service, 1845; in garrison at Pensacola 
harbor, Fla., 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the 

• Son of Qeneral Hknby Whitcjg, of the Quartermaster's Department. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 49 



NtJMBEE. 1S42. Class Kank. 

Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 18-i6,-and Battle ofBuena Vista, Feb. 22-23, 
(BvT. FiKST Lieut., Sep. 23, IS-tG, foe Gallant axd Mekitokious Conduct 

IN THE SEVERAL CONFLICTS AT MoNTEKEY, MeX. ) 

1847; in garrison at Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 18-48-49,— Schuylkill Arsenal, Pa., 

(BvT. Capt., Feb. 23, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Buena Vista, Mex. ) 

(First Lieut., 1st Aktillery, Mar. 3, 1847, to !Mar 3, 1855) 

1849-50,— and Ft. Mifflin Pa., 1850; as Chief of Commissariat of the Depart- 

(Cap. Staff— Com. of Subsistence, Sep. 27, 1850) 
ment of New Mexico, July 19, 1851, to Aug. 27, 1855; and on sick leave of 
absence, 1855-58. 

Died, Oct. 3, 1858, at Pass Christian, Mis. : Aged 37. 



1126 (Bom N. Y.) MARTIN L SMITH (Ap'd N. Y.)..16 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1842. 

Served: as Asst Topographical Engineer, on Survey for the Defenses of St. 

Mary's Sovmd (Ft. CUnch), Fla., 1843-45; in charge of the Improvement of St. 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, Nov. 1, 1843) 
Mark's and Chocktawhatchie Rivers, Fla., 1845; as Assistant in Survey of Ossa- 
baw Sound, Ga., 1846,— and of Matagorda Bay and Bar, Tex., 1846-47; in the 
War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in making a Reconnoissance and 
(Bvt. First Lieut., Mat 30, 1848, for Meritorious Conduct while 
Serving in the Enemy's Country) 
map of the Valley of Mexico ; in making Surveys for Savannah River Improve- 
ment, Ga., and in the Department of Texas, 1849-52, — and for a Ship Canal 
across the Florida Peninsula, 1853-54; as Assistant in the Topographical 

(FiR-sT Lieut., Top. Engineers, Mar. 3, 1853) 

Bureau, Washington, D. C, 1855-56; as Assistant in charge of the Coast Sur- 

(Captain, Top. Engineers, July 1, 1856, for Fourteen Years' 

Continuous Service) 

vev Office, Washington, D. C, 1857-59; and on Coast Survey duty in Florida, 

18o9-6L 

Resigned, Apr. 1, 1861. 

Civil History.— Chief Engineer, Femandina and Cedar Key Railroad, 
Fla., 1856-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and 
Died, Sep., 1866, at Savannah, Ga. : Aged 47. 



1127. . (Bom Ky.) JOHN POPE (Ap'd 111.). .17 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in Florida, 1842-44; as Asst. Top. Engineer on the Survey of the 

North-east Boundary Line between the United States and the British Provinces, 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, Mat 9, 1846) 

4 



50 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1842. Class Rank. 

1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle oi 

(BvT. FmsT LiETJT., Sep. 23, 1846, for Gallakt axd Meritorious 

Conduct in the several Conflicts at Monterey, Mex. ) 

Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— and Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 22-23, 1847; on 

(BvT. Capt., Feb. 23, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Contjuct 

IN THE Battle of Buena Vista, Mex. ) 

Surveys and Explorations in Minnesota, 1849-50; as Chief Top. Engineer of 

the Department of New Mexico, Mar., 1851, to Oct., 1853; in charge of Sur- 

(Flkst Lieut., Top. Engineers, Mar. 3, 1853) 

vey of Pacific Eaih-oad Route, near the 32d Parallel of Latitude, and making 

experiments to procui'e water on the " Llano Estacado," by means of Ai-tesian 

Captain, Top. Engineers, July 1, 1856, fob Fourteen Years' 

Continuous Service) 

wells, 1853-59; and on Light-house duty, 1859-61. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Mustering 
Ofl&cer at Chicago, 111., Apr. 15 to July 29, 1861; in command of the District 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, 'MkY 17, 1861) 
of North Missouri, July 17 to Oct., 1861, — of 2d Division of the Army operat- 
ing against General Price in South-west Missouri, Oct. to Dec, 1861, — and of 
the District of Central Missouri, Dec, 1861, to Feb. 18, 1862, being engaged 
in the movement to the Black Water, where he Captured, Dec- 18, 1861, a 
large supply of Provisions and numerous Prisoners, and compelled the Re- 
treat of General Price from the Osage River to the Southern Border of Mis- 
soiiri; in command of the Army of the Mississippi in the movement on New 
Madrid, Mo., terminating in its Occupation, Mar. 14, 1862, — and Capture of 

(Major-General, U. S. Volun-teers, Mar. 21, 1862) 
Island No. 10, in the Mississippi River, Apr. 8, 1862; in the Mississippi Cam- 
paign, in command of the Armj' of the Mississippi, being engaged in the Ad- 
vance upon and Siege of Corinth, Apr. 22-May 30, 1861,— and Pmsuit of 
Rebels to Baldwin, May 30-June 10, 1862; in command. June 27 to Sep. 2, 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Army, July 14, 1862) 
1862, of the Army of Virginia, which was engaged in the Battle of Cedar 
Mountain, Aug. 9, 1862.— Action of Bristoe Station, Aug. 27, 1862, — Combat 
of Groveton, Aug. 28, 1862,— Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862,— and Bat- 
tle of Chantilly, Sep. 1, 1862; in command of the Department of the North- 
west, Sep. 7, 1862, to Jan. 30, 1865, —of the Mihtaiy Division of the Missouri, 
Jan. 30 to June 27, 1865, — and of the Department of the Missouri, embracing 
(Bvt. Maj.-Gener.vl, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious SER^^CES in the Capture of Islantj No. 10, 
ON the Mississippi River) 
the North-western States and Temtories, June 27, 1865, to Aug. 6, 1866; on 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Sep. 1, 1866) 
leave of absence, Oct. 1, 1866, to Apr. 1, 1807; and in command of the Third 
Mihtary District (Georgia, Florida, and Alabama), Apr. 1, 1867, to 



1128 . . (Bom Ky.) JOSEPH STEWART (Ap'd Ky.) . . 18 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1842. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1842-43,— Hancock Barracks, Me., 
(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 27, 1843) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 51 



NuMBEK. 1842. Class Eane. 



1843,— Ft. McHenrv. Md., 1843,— Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1843-45, -and Augusta 
Ajsenal, Ga., 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, on Commissaiy duty at 

(FiKST Lieut., 3d Aktilleey, Oct. 17, 1846) 
Seralvo and Monterey, 1846-47, — and on Expedition from Vera Cruz to Ori- 
zaba, 1848, being engaged in a Skii-mish, Feb., 1848, \vith Guerrillas; in gar- 
rison at Ft. Trumbull, Ct., 1848-49,— Ft. Adams, R. I., 1849-50,— Ft. Consti- 
tution, N. H., 1850, 1851,— Ft. Sullivan. Me., 1851,— Ft. Constitution. N. H., 
1851-52, 1853, — and St. Louis, Mo.. 1853; and on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, 
Min., 1853-55,— Ft. Miller, Cal., 1855-56,— Ft. Umpqua, Or^ 1856-58,— San 

(Capt.un, 3d Aktellekt, Jax. 3, 1856) 
Bamardino, Cal., 1858, — Ft. Y'uma, Cal., 1858-59, — San Francisco harbor, 
1859-60, — Expedition to Carson Valley, Utah, 1860, being engaged in the Com- 
bat on Truckee Eiver, June 2, ISeO,'— Ft. Churchill, Nev., I860.— and Alca- 
tmz Island, Cal., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
fenses of Washington. D. C. Nov. 18. 1861, to Mar. 6, 1862, being Chief of 
Artillerj' of,McCall'sDivi.-<ion, Dec. 26, 1861, to Feb. 28, 1862; on Recruiting 
sers-ice at San Fmncisco, Cal, Apr. 7 to Oct. 18, 1862; on Detached service in 
Utah, Oct. 18 to Dec. 27, 1862; on Inspection duty in Humboldt District, Cal., 
Dec. 27, 186"2, to Mar., 1863; as Chief of Artillery and Acting Judge Advo- 
cate of the Department of the Pacitic, Apr. 6 to July 13, 1863; in garrison at 
San Francisco harbor, Cal., July 13, 1863, to Aug. 11, 1865,— at Monterey, 
Cal., Aug. 18 to Oct. 7, 1865, — ami at Ft. Warren, Boston harbor, Mas., Dec. 27, 
1865, to Jan. 31, 1866; on Recruiting service at Salem, Mas., Nov. 23 to Dec. 27, 

(Ma.tor, 4th Artillery, Dec. 11, 1865) 
1865; in garrison at Portsmouth, N. H., Feb. 1-26, 1866,— and at Ft. Adams, 
R. I., Feb. 28 to June 2, 1866; on Northern Frontier, to prevent Fenian Raids 
into Canada, June, 1866; in garrison at Washington, D. C., July 11 to Nov. 22, 
1866,— and Ft. Whipple, Va., Nov. 29, 1866, to June, 1867; and in command of 
Sub-District of Alexandria, Va., and Military Commissioner, June, 1867, to 



1129 . . (Bom Va) . . . . RICHARD W. JOHNSTON (Ap'd Va. ) . . 19 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Anny to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1842. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1842-43, — and Ft. Johnston, 
N. C, 1843; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Geography, His- 
tory, and Ethics, Aug. 30, 1843, to Aug. 31, 1844; in ganison at Savannah, 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Nov. 19, 1843) 
Ga., 1844-45, — and Ft. Marion, Fla., 1845-46; on Recruiting service, 1846; in 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Oct. 27, 1846) 
garrison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1846-47; and in the War with Mexico, 1847, 
being engaged in the Battle of Ceno Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, — Skirmish of 
Amazoque, May 14, 1847,— Capture of San Antonio. Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of 
Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— and 
Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847. 
Resigned, Dec. 4, 1847. 

Civil History.— Farmer, near Wilmington, N. C, 1848-52. Assistant Ex- 
aminer of Patents, Washington, D. C, Apr. 25, 1852, to May 11, 1854. At- 
torney in Patent Cases, 1854-57. 

Died, Jan. 26, 1857, at Jacksonville, Fla. : Aged 36. 



52 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1842. Class Kank. 

1130. (Bom N. Y.) JOHN HILLHOUSE (Ap'd N. Y.). 20 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. ^Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, -when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleky, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft, McHenry, Md., 1842,— Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 

1842-43,— and Ft. Monioe, Va., 1843-44; and on Staff duty at headquarters of 

(Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleky, Apb. 30, 1844) 
the Eastern Department, Troy, N. Y., 1844-45. 

Resigned, Mar. 1, 1845. 

Civil History.— Farmer, near Troy, N. Y., 1845-58,— and near Syracuse, 
N. Y., 1858-61. 

Military History. — Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861, as 

Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 11, 1861, 
in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, and at Hall's Hill, Va., till, from ill 
health, he 

Resigned, Nov. 6, 1861. 



1131. . (Bom Va.) DAVID GIBSON (Ap'd Va.). .21 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MUitary Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1842-43,— Augusta Arsenal, Ga., 

1843-44,— Ft. Macon, N. C, 1844,— and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y, 1844-45; in con- 

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 1, 1844) 
ducting Recraits to the 5th ^lilitarj- Department, 1845; in garrison at Ft. 
Hamilton, N. Y., 1845-46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, in the 
Defenses of Tampico. 

Died, Feb. 6. 1847, at Tampico, Mex. : Aged 29. 



1132. (Bom Pa.) CHARLES L. KILBURN (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 22 

Military History.- Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1842-43,— Hancock Barracks, Me., 

(Transferred to 3d Artillery, July 10, 1843) 

18i3,— Savannah, Ga., 1843-44,— and Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1844-45; in Military 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artxt-lery, June 27, 1844) 

Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being 

engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Palma, 

May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846, -and Battle of Buena 

(Bvt. FrnsT Lieut., Sep. 23, 1846, for G.vllant and Meritorious Conduct 

in the several Conflicts at Monteiiey, Mex. ) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 53 



NuMBEB. 1842. Class Kank. 

Vista^Feb. 22-23, 1847; on frontier duty at Sauta Fe, N. M., 1848-49; on sick 

(FiKST Lieut., 3d Abtiixeet, Feb. 16, 1847, to Nov. 11, 1856) 

(BvT. Capt., Feb. 23, 1847, foe Gallant and Mekitokious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Buexa Vista, Mes. ) 

leave of absence, 1849-50; on sick leave of absence, 1850-52; in garrison at Ft. 

Preble, Me., 1852-53; on Commissary duty at New Orleans, La., 1853-55, — 

(Capt. Staff — Com. of Subsistence, Sep. 12, 1853) 
and at Ft Brooke, Fla., 1856-59; on leave of absence, 1859; and on Commis- 
i-ary duty at New Orleans. La., 1859-61. 
Served during the KebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Com- 
(Major Staff — Com. of Subsistence, May 11, 1861) 
inissary duty at Washington, D. C, Apr. 15 to June 4, 1861, — Baltimore, Md., 
June 4 to Nov., 1861,— Cincinnati, O., Nov., 1861, to Sep. 20, 1864, being the 
Chief Commissary of the Department of the Ohio, and Supervising Chief Com- 

(LiEUT.-CoL. Staff — Asst. Com. -Gen. of Subsistence, Feb. 9, 1863) 
missary of the Departments of the Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee, and West 
Virginia, Sep. 1, 1862, to Sep. 20, 1864, and at Louisville, Ky., as Supervising 

(CoL. Staff — Asst. Com. -Gen. of Subsistence, June 29, 1864) 
Chief Commissary of same Depailments, Sep. 20, 1864, to Dec. 5, 1864; us 
Chief Commissary of Subsistence of the Department of the South, at Hilton 
Head, S. C, Dec. 28, 1864, to Aug. 15, 1865,— of the Military Division of the 
(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mak. 13, 1865, for Faithful and 
Meritorious Services during the Eebellion) 
East, at Philadelphia, Pa, Sep.. 1865, to Aug. 6, 1866,— and of the Depart- 
ment of the East, Aug. 6, 1866. to Oct. 31, 1867, being also Purchasing Officer of 
the Subsistence Department, Philadelphia, Pa. 



1133 (Bom Me.) SETH WILLIAMS (Ap'd Me.). .23 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1842-43.— Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 

1843-44, — and Hancock Barracks, Me., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of 

(Second Lieut., 1st Aetillery, Aug 31, 1844) 
Texas, 1845; in the War with Mexico, 1846-17, 1847-48, being engaged in the 
Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846, 

(FiBST Lieut., 1st Ajitillery, Mae. 3, 1847, to Mae. 3, 1855) 
—Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847.— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 
1847, — and as Aide-de-Camp to Major-General Patterson, 1846-48; in ganison 
fBvT. Capt., Ape. 18, 1847, foe G.vllant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battle of Ceeeo Goedo, Mex. ) 
at Ft McHenry, Md., 1848,— Schuylkill Arsenal, Pa., 1848-49,— and Ft Wash- 
ington, Md, 1849-50; at the Military Academy, as Adjutant, Sep. 28, 1850, to 

(Bvt. Capt. Staff — A.sst. Adjutant-Gen., Aug. 16, 1853) 
Sep. 1, 1853; and as Asst. Adjutant-General of the Eastern Division at Troy, 
N. Y".. Sep. 19 to Nov. 18, 1853,— in the Adjutant-General's Office at Washing- 
ton, D. C, Nov. 18, 1853, to July 31. 1854, and from Nov. 1, 1854, to Dec. 1, 
I860,— of the Department of the West Dec. 18, 1860, to May 30, 1861,— and 
of the Department of the Ohio, June 17 to July 25, 1861. 



54 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1842. Class Eane. 

Served during the Kebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-G6: as Adjutant- 
(BvT. Major Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Gen., May 11, 1861) 
(Major Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Gen., Aug. 3, 1861) 
General, Aug. 20, 1861, to Nov. 14, 1862, and Inspector-General of the Adju- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 23, 1861) 
tiint-General's Department, Nov. 14, 1862, to Mar. 10, 1864, of the Army of 
the Potomac, being present at Headquarters throughout its various Mihtar y 
Operations,— at Washington, D. C, Aug, 20, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862,— in the 

(Lieut. -Col. Staff— Asst. Adjutant-Gen., July 17, 1862) 

Virginia Peninsular Campaign, Mar. -Aug., 1862,— in the Maryland Campaign, 

Sep. -Nov., 1862,— in the lluppahannock Campaign, Dec, 1862-June, 1863, — 

in the Pennsylvania Campaign, June- July, 1803,— and in Operations in Cen- 

(BvT. Colonel, July 3, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. ) 

tral Virginia, including the Rapidan Campaign, July, 1863, to Mar., 1864 ; as 

Acting Inspector-General, on the Staff of the General-in-Chief, Mar. 10, 1864, 

(Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864, for Highly 

Meritorious and Faithful Services in the Field, on the 

Several Campaigns from Gettysburg, Pa., 

to Petersburg, Va. ) 

to Feb. 9, 1866, being present with Headquarters during the entire Eichmond 

(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

IklERiTORious Services in the Campaign terminating with 

the Surrender of the Insurgent Army, under 

General Robert E. Lee) 

(Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Army. :Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 

Campaign,— and as Adjutant-General of the Military' Division of the Atlantic, 

headquarters, Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 9 to Mar. 1, 1866. 

Dled, Mar. 23, 1866, at Boston, :Mas. : Aged 44.* 



1134 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . . . . ABNER DOUBLED AY (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 24 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtai-y Academy from Sep. 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Aiiuy to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Johnston, N. C, 1842-44,— Ft. McHenrA', Md.. 

1844, _Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1844-45,— and Ft. Preble, Me., 1845; in Mihtary 

(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Feb. 24, 1845) 
Occupation of Texas, 1845 46, at St. Joseph's Island; in the War with Mexico. 
1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— and 
at the Rinconada Pass, during the Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 22-23, 1847; in 

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848-49; in conducting Recruits to Florida, 

* Major-Gencral Moado, in his official order announcing his death, says : " The puhllc services 
ot the deceased, in connoctfon with the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to within a 
few months of its muster out, at the close of the War, are too well known to require recital. 
There was hardly an engagement in which he did not take part ; thoro is not a portion of its 
r.H-ords or written history that does n:)t bear witness to his ahiUty and fidelity; and to its offi- 
ce' « and sokliors lie was cspeci illy en learod bv a never failing patience and kindliness of heart, 
lliit made no labor irksome that could promote their interests and welfare. The Goneral Com- 
miiidinp feels that this official notice is .lue, not only to the public career, but to the priv.ite 
virtues of this distinguished soldier, and that in him the country has lost a faithful servant; 
an 1 the army a valuable associate and friend." 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 



Number. 1842. Class Eank. 



1849; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, X. Y., 1849-50,— Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 
1850,— and Ft. MoHenrj', Md., 1850-52; as Member of a Commission to In- 
vestigate the '-Gardner Mine Fraud," Oct. 11, 1852, to Feb. 27, 1853; on fron- 
tier duty at Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1854-55; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 

(Captain, Ist Aetilij:ry, Mxr. 3, 1855) 
1855-56; in Flomla Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1856-58; in gar- 
rison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1858 59; on leave of absence, 1859-60; and in 
garrison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1800-61. 

Served during the RebelUon of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Defense of 
Ft. Sumter, Charleston harbor, S. C, during its Bombardment, Apr. 12-13, 
1861, and upon its Surrender, Apr. 14, 1801, was transferred to the command 
of Ft Hamilton, N. Y., Apr. 19 to June 3, 1861; in the Shenandoah Valley, 

(M.VJOE, 17th Infantry, M.\.y 14, 1861) 
Va., under command of Major-General Patterson, June-Aug., 18G1; in the 
Defenses of Washington, D. C, Sep., 1861, to May, 1862; in command of 

(Brig. -Gener.\.l, U. S. Volunteers, Feb. 3, 1862) 
Brigade on the Rappahannock, and in the Northern Virginia Campaign, May- 
Sep., 1862, being engaged in Cannonades on the llappahannock, Va., 
Aug. 21-26, 1862,— and Battle ot Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862; in the Maiy- 
land Campaign (.\rmy of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in 
the Battle of South Mountain, Sop. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, 
— and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in the llappahannock Cam- 

(Majob-General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
paign (Army of the Potomac), Dec, 1862, to June, 1863, being engaged in the 
13attle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862,— Demonstration against Port Con- 
way, Apr. 20-21, 1863,— Passage of the llappahannock below Fredericksburg, 
Apr. 29-May 1, 1863, -and Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2-4, 1863; in the 
Pennsylvania Campaign, June-July, 1863 (Army of the Potomac), being 
engaged in the Battle of Getty-sburg, July 1-3, 1863; on Courts-Martial and 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 17tu Infantry, Sep. 20, 1863) 
Commissions, Dec., 1863, to Aug. 24, 1865, being in temporary command, 
July 12, 1865, of the South-eastern Defenses of Washington when threatened 

(Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 11, 1865) 

by General Early's Rebel Raiders; in waiting orders, Aug. 24, I860, to May 19, 

(Bvt. Brig. -General, and B\t. Maj. -General. U. S. Army, Mab. 13, 

1865, FOB Gallant and Mkuitoiuous Services during 

the Rebellion) 

1866; in reorganizing Detachment of 17th Infantry, at Hart Island, N. Y., 

May 19 to Oct. 30, 1866; in command of Galveston, Tex., Nov. 4 to Dec. l] 

1866; and as Asst. Commissioner in the Freedmen's Bureau at Galveston! 

Tex., Nov. 20, 1866, to 

Mustered out of Volunteeb SER\^CE, Jan. 15, 1866. 
Colonel, 35th Infaktey, Sep. 15, 1867. 



1135 . . (Bom N. Y. ) HACHALIAH BROWN ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 25 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 18i2, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

B^T. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Severn, Md., 1842-43,— Ft. Monroe, Va., 1843-44, 

1844-45,— and Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1845-46; on Recruiting service, 1846; in 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 1, 1845) 



56 GKADU.Mr.S OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1842. Class Rank. 



the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, 

(First Lieut., 3d Aktillekv, Mak. 3, 18-17) 
Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Skirmish of Medeliu, Mar. 25, 1847,— Cattle of Cerro 
(BvT. C.VPT., Mae. 25, 1847, foe Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Affair at Medeijn, near Vera Cuvz, Mex. ) 
Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish of Amazoque, May 14, 1847,— and At- 
tack of the San Antonio Garitji of the City of Mi'xioo, Sep. 12-13, 1847; as 
Adjutant, 3d Artillery, Dec. 1, 1848, to Oct. 'lO. 1850, at llegimeutal headquai-- 
ters, Ft. Adams, E. I.; and in garrison at Ft. Independence, Mas., 1851, — and 
Jefiferson Barracks, Mo., 1851-53. 

Died, Aug. 22, 1853, at Jefferson Barrages, Mo.: Aged 31. 



1136. (Bom Pa.) LUCIEN LOESER (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 26 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. ^Militarj' Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Artlllert, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1842-43, — Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1843-44, 

—Ft. Trumbull, Ct., 1844-45,— and Ft. McHenrj', Md., 1845-46; on voyage 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, iLiY 31, 1845) 
to California, 1846-47; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at Monterey, CaL ; 

(First Lieut. , 3d Aetilleby, Mar. 3, 1847) 
in garrison at Ft. Sullivan, Me.. 1849-50, — at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1850-52, 
—Ft. SuUivan, Me., 1852-53,— Ft. Constitution, N. H., 1853,— Ft. Wood, N. Y., 
1853,— and New York, 1853-54; as .\djutant, 3d Artillerv, Mar. 1 to Apr. 4, 
1854; and on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1854,— Ft. ililler, CaL, 1854-57, 

(Captain, 3d Artillery, Nov. 11, 1856) 
—San Diego, Cal., 1857,— San Bernardino, CaL, 1858. — and Ft Yuma, CaL, 
1858. 

Resigned, Dec. 3, 1858. 
Civil History.— Clerk in the Quartermaster's Office, New Y'ork City, since 
1862. 



1137 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . . FREDERICK J. DENMAN .... (Ap'd N. Y. ) • • 27 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 1st Inf-^ntry, July 1, 1842. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Crawford. Wis., 1842-43, — and Ft. Snelhng, 
Min., 1843-46, 1846-47; in the War with IMexico, 1847-48, in garrison at Vera 
Cruz; as Adjutant, Istlnfantrv, Sep. 21, 1S48, to Mar. 2, 1853: and on frontier 
duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1848-50,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1850, 1850-51, 1851,- -and 

(Fn?ST Lieut., 1st Infantry, Aug. 31, 1849) 
Ft Smith, Tex., 1851-53. 

Deed, "Mjlr. 2, 1853, at Ft. Tereett, Tex- : Aged 31. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 57 



Nttmbeb. 1842. Class Rank. 

1138 (Bom S.C.) DANIEL H. HILL (Ap'dS. C.) 23 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 18-12, when he was grndiiated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Aktillery, July 1, 1842. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Kent, Me., 1842-43; in garrison at Savannah, 

(Transferred to 3d Artillery, Oct. 20, 1843) 

Ga., 1843-44,— and Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1845; in MiUtarj' Occupation of Texas, 

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Oct. 13, 1845) 
1845; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1846; in the War ^^^th Mexico, 1846-47, 
being engaged in the Buttle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera 

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1847) 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of 

Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— and 

(Bvt. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for G.aliant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 

Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847*; and in garrison 

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Storming of Chapultepec, Mex.) 

at Ft Monroe, Va., 1848. 

Resigned, Feb. 28, 1849 . 

Civil History. -Professor of Mathematics in Washington College, Lex- 
ington, Va., 1849-54; and of Mathematics and Civil Engineering, Davidson 
College, N. C, 1854-59. Superintendent of North Carolina MiUtary Institute, 
at Charlotte, N. C, 1859-61. Author of "Elements of Algebra," 18—; of a 
"Consideration of the Sermon on the Mount," 18 — ; of the "Crucifixion of 
Christ," 18 — ; and of various essays in the Southern Quarterly and South- 
em Presbyterian Reviews, 1850-61. 

Joined in the RebelUon of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1139 (Bom Me.).... NAPOLEON J. T. D ANA . . . (Ap'd at Large) . . 29 

Militanr History. —Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1^42, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garri.son at Ft. Pike, La., 1842-43,— Pass Christian, Mis., 1843, 

—and Ft. Pike. La., 1843-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845; in the 

War with Mexico, 1846^7, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown, 

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1847, to Aug. 24, 1851) 
May 3-9. 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846.— Siege of Vera Cruz, 
Mar. 9-29, 1847,— and Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, where he was 
(BvT. Capt., Apr. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meuitoeious Conduct 
IN the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex. ) 
severely wounded in Storming the intrcnchments on Telegraph Hill; on Re- 
cruiting ser\-ice, 1847^8; and on Quartermaster duty at Boston, Mas., 1848, — 

(Capt. Staff— Asst. Quartermaster, Mar. 3, 1848) 
Ft Snelling, Min., 1848-49,— Ft Gaines (near Ft Ripley), Min., 1850-51, 

• For his " Patriotic and Meritorioiia conduct " in the Mexican War, ho was, in 1856, presented 
with a Sword of Honor, by his native ."state, South Carohua. 



58 GRADUATES OF THE 



NtJMBEE. 1S42, Class Kank. 



— settling accounts in Washington, D. C, 1851-52, — at Ft Snelling, Min., 
1853.— and Ft. Bidgely, Min., 1855-61. 

Kesigned, IVIak. 1, 1855. 

Civil History.- -Banker, St. Paul, Min., 1855-61. Brig. -Greneral, Minne- 
sota Militia, 1857-61. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-65: in command of Brigade, guarding Potomac ferries between Wash- 

(CoLONEL, 1 ST Minnesota Volunteers, Oct. 2, 1861) 
ington, D. C, and Harper's Ferrj', Va., Oct., 1861, — and in the Shenandoah 
Valley, Nov., 1861 to Apr., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsvdar Campaign (Army 

(Brig.-Genekal, U. S. Volunteeks, Feb. 3, 1862) 
of the Potomac), Apr.-Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorkto\STi, 
Apr. 5-May 4, 1862,— Combat of West Point, May 8, 1862,— Battle of Fair 
Oaks, May 31-June 1, 1862, — Advanced line before Richmond, June 1-29, 
1862, — Action at Peach Orchard, and Battle of Savage Station, June 29, 
1862,— Action of "SVliite Oak Swamp, and Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862,— 
Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862, — and Skirmish at Harrison's Landing, 
July 2, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep., 1862, 
being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. ll, 1862, — and Battle of 
Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, where he was severely wounded; on sick leave of ab- 
sence, disabled by wound, 1862-63; in command of the Defenses of Philadel- 

(Major-Genekal, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
phia, Pa., July- Aug., 1863; in Operations in the Department of the Gulf, 
being engaged in the Action of Fordoche Bayou, Sep., 1863, — in command of 
Expedition by Sea to the Rio Grande, Oct., 1863, lauding at Brazos Santiago, 
Oct. 27, and driving the enemy as high as Laredo, Tex., — and in Occupation 
of Matagorda Bay and Indianola, and command of 13th Army Corps, Dec, 
1863, -Jan., 1864; and in command of the District of Vicksburg, Aug. 17 to 
Oct. 30, 1864, — of 16th Ai-my Corps, and Districts of West Tennessee and 
Vicksburg, Nov., 1864, — and of the Department of Mississippi, Dec, 1864, to 
May 27, 1865. 

Resigned, May 27, 1865. 



1140., (Born O.) ALLEN H NORTON (Ap'd0.)..30 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1842. 

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Sep. 13, 1842. 

Served: on fi-ontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1842-43,— Ft. Scott, Kan., 

1843,— escorting Santtx Fe Traders, 1843,— and at Ft Scott Kan., 1843-44; 

and at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, July 28, 

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Oct. 12, 1846) 
1844, to Nov. 27, 1846. 

Drowned, Nov. 27, 1846: Aged 25, 
in the wreck of the steamer Atlantic, at Fisher's Island (near Stonington, Ot), 
Long Island Sound. 



S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 59 



NuMBEE. 1842. Class Rank. 



1141 ( Bom Yu. ) .. . . ARMISTEAD T. M. RUST (Ap'd Va. ) . . 31 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from Sep. 1, 
1838, to Jixly 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1842. 
Served: on Iroutier dutv at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 184-2-43,— in escorting Santa 
F(5 Traders, 1*13, -and Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1843-44, 1844r-45. 
Resigned, Mab. 31, 1845. 

Civil History.— Merchant, Baltimore, Md., 1845-46. Farmer, Leesburg, 
Va., llS47-tU. Justice of the Peace, Loudon County, Va., 1849-52. State 
Director, Office of Discoimt and Deposit of the Bank of the Valley, Leesburg, 
Va., 1859-61. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1142.. (Bom Pa.) JOHN S. McCAIiMONT (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 32 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtarj- Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second LiEirr., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1842. 

Second LtExrr., 8th Infantry, Oct. 10, 1842. 

Served in garrison at Ft. Shannon, Fla., 1842,— and Ft. King, Fla., 1842-43. 

Resigned, July 1, 1843. 

Civil History.— Captain, Pennsylvania Militia, 1843-45. Counsellor at 
Law, Clarion, Pa., 1845-53. Deputy Attomey-General of the State of Penn- 
Bvlvania, 1845-47. Member of the House of Representatives of the State of 
Pennsylvania, 1849, 1850, being its Spesiker, 1850. Presidential Elector, for 
the State of PennsylvanLi, 1852. President Judge of the District, comprising 
Jeflerson, Clarion, 'Venango, and Mercer Counties, Pa., 1853-61. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
(Colonel, 15th Pennsylvania Volunteers (Reserves), July 20, 1861) 
1861-62, with the forces covering Washington, D. C, July 21, 1861, to May 1, 
1862, bein" engaged in the Action of Dranesville, Dec 20, 1861. 
Resigned, May 9, 1862. 

Civil History.— Counsellor at Law, Franklin, Pa., since 186i Dkector in 
Jamestown and Franklin Railroad, Pa., since 1865- 



1143 (Bora S. C.) PATRICK NOBLE (Ap'd S. C.)..33 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1842. 

Served- at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1842; on frontier 

duty at Ft. Croghan, Tex., 1843,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1843-44,— Ft. Des 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Dec. 31, 1843) 
Moines lo 18-14-45,- Lac qui parle, Min., 1845,— Ft. Des Moines, lo., 
1845-46,— and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., laiO; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47; 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Dec. 6, 1846) 
on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, L T., 1847; and in the War with Mexico, 
1848. 

Died, Dec. 27,*1848, at Abbeville, S. C. : Aged 27. 



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Number. 1842. Class Rank. 



lL44,.(Born La.) HENRY C. STORY (Ap'd La. ) . . 34 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to JiUy 1, 18i2, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Jlt:.t 1, 1812. 
Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Dec. 31, 1842. 
Served: in garrison at Pensacola hixrbor, Fla. , 1842-44; in Scouting against 
hostile Indians, 1844; and in gai-rison at Pensacola harbor, Fla., 1844 
Resigned, Nov. 30, 1844. 

Civil History. — Sugar Planter, St Bernard Parish, La., since 1840. 



1145 . . (Bom Vt ) JENKS BEAMAN (Ap'd Vt ) . . 35 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1842. 

Second Leeut., 4th Infantry, Dec. 31, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft Shannon, Fla.. 1842,— Ft King, Fla., 1842-43,— 

and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1843 44; on frontier duty at Natchitoches, La. 

(Camp Salubrity), 184445; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; and 

in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, 

May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Mon- 

tery, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29. 1847,— Battle of Cen-o 

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Nov. 27, 1846) 
Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish of Amazoque, May U, 1847, -Battle of 
Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, 
Sep. 13-14, 1847. 

Deed, May 6, 1848, at Tampico, Mex. : Aged 26. 



1146. (Bom N. C.) JOHN D. CLARK (Ap'd N. C.)..36 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1842. 
Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Dec. 31, 1842. 
Served: in garrison at Jefiferson Barracks, Mo., 1842-43, — and Ft Brooke, 
Fla., 1843 45; in MiUtiry Occupation of Texas, 184546; as Adjutant 8th In- 
fantry, Feb. 18, 1846, to May 20, 18-17; in the War with Mexico. 1846-48, 
being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de 

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 21, 1846) 
la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera 
Craz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847.— Capture of 
San Autonio, Aug. 20. 1847.— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847.- Battle of 
Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, whore he was wounded,— and as Quartermaster, 
(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant .vnd Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex.) 
8th Infantry, Dec. 9, 18-47, to Aug. 2, 1848. 

Drowned, Aug. 2, 18^48, in the Mississippi Rivee, near Helena, Abk. : 

Aged 28. 



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NuMBEK. 1842. Class Eank. 



1147. . (Born Mas. ) . . . . RALPH W. KIRKHAM (Ap'd Mas. ) . . 37 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 184'2, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., '2d Infastry, July 1, 1842. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 1842-43; on frontier duty at 
(Second Lieut., 6th Ixtantry, Feb. 27, 1843) 
Ft. Gibson, L T., 1843-46,— as Adjutant, 6th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1846, to Oct. 1, 
1849; on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, L T., 1846,— and Ft. Gibson, L T., 
1846-47; in the War \vith Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Skirmish 
of Amazoque, May 14, 1847, — Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, — Bat- 
tle of Chapultepec, Aug. 20, 1847, —Battle of Molino del Key, Sep. 8, 1847, 
(Btt. Fibst Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gaulant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
where he was wounded, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and 
(BvT. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and jVIeritorious Conduct 
IN the Stormino of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 
Asflftult and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Acting Asst. 
Adjutant-General, 6th Mihtiirv Department headqxiarters at St. Louis, Mo., 
Nov. 6, 1848. to Oct 1, 1849; as Quartermaster, 6th Infantry, Oct 1, 1849, to 
Nov. 16, 1854, at Ft Snelhng, Min., 1849-51,— and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, Jan. 7, 1851, to Dec. 24, 1856) 
1851-54; and on Quartermaster duty at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854-55, — 

(Capt. Staff— Asst. Quartermaster, Nov. 16, 1854) 
and at Ft Tejon, Cal., 1855-57; in waiting orders, and on leave of absence^ 
1857-58; and on Quartermaster duty at Ft Walla Walla, Wash., 1858-61. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief 
(jMajoe Staff — Quaeteemaster, Feb. 26, 1863) 
Quartermaster of the Department of the Pacific, Aug. 31, 1861, to June 27, 
(Btt. Lieut. -Col., and B\t. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, fob Faithful 

AND Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and 

Meritorious Services in the Quartermaster's Department 

DUREso the Rebellion) 

1865,— and of the Department of Cahfomia, June 27, 1865, to , — and 

(Lieut.-Col. Staff— Dep. Quartermaster-Gen., July 29, 1866) 
Acting Chief of Commissariat, Jan. 27 to Aug. 17, 1866, and Dec. 7, 1866, 
to 



1L48. .(BomN. Y.) CYRUS HALL (Ap'd O.). .38 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1842. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft Atkinson, lo., 1842-43; in gamson at Ft 
Marion, Fla., 1843-44; on frontier duty at Ft Snelling, Min., 1844-46; on 
(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1843) 
(Transfkrred to 1st Infantry, July 8, 1844) 
Recruiting service, 1846-48; on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1848; 
in emigrating Winnebago Indians, 1848; and on frontier duty at Ft Snelling, 
Min., 1848-49. 

Died, Apb. 11, 1849, near Victoeia, Tex.: Aged 29. 



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NuMBEK. 1842. Class Kank. 

1149. .(Bom Del.) GEORGE SYKES (Ap'd Md.). .39 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 18i2, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 18-42. 

Served: in the Florida War, 1842; in garrison at Ft. Stansbury, Fla., 1842-43, 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Dec. 31, 1843) 

—Jefferson BaiTacks, Mo., 1843-44; on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup (Camp Wil- 

kins), La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War 

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep. 21, 1846) 
with Mexico, 1846^8, being engaged in the Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 
1846, — Siege of Vera Craz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, —Battle of Cerro Gordo, 
(BvT. Capt., Apr. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex. ) 
Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20,1847,— Battle of Chunibusco, 
Aug. 20, 1847, — Operations before and Capture of the City of Mexico, 
Sep. 12-14, 1847, — and as Commissary of Bvt. Maj. -General Twiggs' Di^i.sion, 
1847-48; in garrison at Jeffei-son Barracks, Mo., 1848; on frontier duty at 
Santa F6, N. M., 1849.,— Navajo Nation, 1849-50,— and Santa Fe', N. M., 1850, 
on Kecniiting service, 1850-52; on frontier duty at Ft. Union, N. M., 1852-54; 
— Scouting against Apache Indians, 1854, being engaged in Skiimishes, 
Mar. 4, Apr. 9, and June 30, 1854,— Ft. Union, N. M., l«54-55,— Ft. Massa- 
chusetts, Col., 1855,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1855,— Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1855-57, 
(Captain, 3d Infantry, Sep. 30, 1855) 

— Gila Expedition, 1857, — and Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1857; on Detached service 
in Baltiiujore, 1858; and on frontier duty at Los Lunas, N. M., 1858-59, — Na- 
vajo Expedition, 1859,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1859,— Los Lunas, N. M., 
1859-60,— March to Texas, I860,— and Ft. Clark, Tex., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the Manas- 
(Major, 14th Infantry, M.\y 14, 1861) 
sas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 
1861; in Washington, D. C, commanding the Regular Infiuitry, Aug., 1861- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 28, 1861) 

Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Armj' of the Potomac), 

Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-Mav 4, 

1862,— Battle of Gaines' MiU,^ June 27, 1862, —and Battle of Malvern Hill, 

(Bvt. Colonel, June 27, 1862, for Gall^vnt and Meritorious Services 

IN THE B.\.TTLE OF GaINES' MiLL, Va. ) 

July 1, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, being en- 
gaged on the March from Fredericksburg to Bull Run, Aug., 1862, — and Battle 
of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Po- 
tomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 
1862, — Skirmish of Sheplierdstown,Va., Sep. 19, 1862,— and March to Falmouth, 
Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862, participating in the Skirmish of Snicker's Gap, Va., 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
Nov. 3, 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec, 
1862-June, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg. Dec. 12-13. 
1862, — and Battle of ChanceUorsville, May 2-4, 1863; in the Penn.sylvania Cam- 
paign, in command of 5th Corps (Army of the Potomac), June -July, 1863, be- 
ing engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863, — and in Pursuit of 
the enemy to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863; in the Rapidan Campaign, command- 
ing 5th Coi-ps (Army of the Potomac), Oct. -Dec, 1863, being engaged on 
the Rappahannock, Rapidan, and in the movement on CentreviUe, Oct., 1863, 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 5th Infantry, Oct. 16, 1863) 
— Combat of Rappahannock Station, Nov. 7, 1863, — and Actions on the Rap- 



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NuMBEK. 1842. Class Eank. 

idau and Mine Run, Nov. 24 to Dec. 1, 1863; on duty in the Department of 

Kansas, Apr. 20, 1864, to June 7, 1865, being in command of the District of 

(BvT. Brig.-Gekek.\x, U. S. Akmy, Mar. 13, 1805, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services at the Battle of Gettysburg, Va. ) 

South Kansas. Sep. 1 to Oct. 10, 1864; in waiting orders, June 7, 1865, to 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, M.uj. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious SER\acES in the field during the Rebellion) 

Jan. 15, 1866; in command of detachment of Recruits for New Mexico, Mar. 2 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 
to Aug. 12. 1866,— of Regiment, at Ft. Sumner, N. M., Aug. 12, 1866, to 
Apr. 27, 1867,— and District of New Mexico, Mar. 27 to Apr. 27, 1867. 



1150 . . (Bom S. C. ) . . RICHARD H. ANDERSON .... ( Ap'd S. C. ) • • 40 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtaiy Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842. when he was t,'ra(hiated and promoted in the Ai'my to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1. 1842. 
Served: at the Cavidrv School for Practice, CarHsle, Pa.. 1842; on frontier 
dutv at Little Rock, Ark', 1843.— Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1843,— March to Ft. Wash- 
ita,"! T., 1843,— Escorting Indian Agent to Red River, 1843, -Ft. Wash- 
ita, L T., 1843-44,— and Ft. Jesup, La., 1844-45; in Militaiy Occupation of 

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 16, 1844) 
Texas, 1845 46; on Recruiting service, 1846; in the War with Mexico, 
1846-i8, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, — Sldr- 
mi.sh of La Hoya, June 20, 1847,— Battle of Coutrcras, Aug. 19, 1847,— Skir- 
mish at San Augustine, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Molino del Rey,- Sep. 8, 
(Bvt. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847. for Gallant and Meritorious Con- 
duct in an Affair with the Enemy at San Augustine, Mex. ) 
1847, — and Operations before, and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 12-14, 
1847; on Recruiting service, 1849; at the Cavaliy School for Practice, Car- 

(Fir.st Lieut., 2d Dr.\goons. July 13, 1848) 
lisle. Pa., 1849-50; on Recruiting service, 1850-52; on frontier duty at Ft. 
Graham, Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. McKavett, Mex., 1853-54,— San Antonio. Tex., 
1854,— Ft McKavett, Tex., 1855,— Ft. Riley, Kan., 1855-56,— aud in quelling 

(Captain, 2d Dragoons, Mab. 3, 1855) 

Kansas Disturbances, 1856-57; at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, 

Pa., 1858; and on frontier duty in conducting Recruits to Utah, 1858, — Utah 

Expedition, 1858-59, —and at Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1859-61. 

Resigned, Mar. 3, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1151.. (Bom Va.) GEORGE W. LAY (Ap'd Va. .41 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and i^romoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1842. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, L T., 1842-43,— and at Ft. Gibson, 

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, Nov. 22, 1843) 

L T., 1843-45; as Assistant in Meteorological Bureau in Washington, D. C, 



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Ntjmbee. 1842. Class Rank. 

Apr. 14, 1845, to May 19, 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846^8, being en- 
gaged in the Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, 
(BvT. FiKST LiECT. , Sep. 23, 1846, for Gallant axd JIeritoeious 
Conduct in the several Conflicts at Monteret, Mex. ) 

Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, — Pediegal, Aug. 19, 
1^47^ —Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — Operations before, and Capture 
(BvT. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, JIex. ) 
of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847,— as Aide-de-Camp to Major-General 
Butler, Aug. 1, 1846, to Feb. 18, 1847,— as Military Secretary to Major-General 
Scott, Feb. 18, 1817, to Feb. 19, 1848,— and Aide-de-Camp and Military Secre- 
tary to Major-General Butler, Feb. 19 to Nov. 18, 1848; on frontier duty at 
Ft. Gaines, Min., 1849-50; on Coast Survey, Dec. 10, 1850, to Nov. 10, 1852; 

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, Apr. 15, 1851) 
as Acting Judge Advocate, Nov. 10, 1852, to Aug. 29, 1853, and Acting Asst 
Adjutant-General of Western Division, Aug. 29, 1853, to Mar. 30, 1854; and as 
Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Major-General Twiggs, Mar. 30 to Aug. 31, 1854,— to 
Major-General Scott, Sep. 1, 1854, to Mc.r. 7, 1855,— and to Lieut. -General 
(Lieut. -CoL. Staff- -Aide-dk-Caiip to the General-in-Chief, Mar. 7, 1855) 
(Captain, 6ih Infantry, Dec. 24, 1850) 
Scott, Mar. 7, 1855, to Mar. 2, 1861. 

Resigned, Mab. 2, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1152. .(Bom N. J.). . JAMES W. SCHUREMAN . . . .(Ap'd N. J.). .42 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Intantry, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Wood, La., 1842-44,— Bufifalo Barracks, N. Y., 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Jan. 25, 1844) 

1844-45,— Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 1845-46,— and Newport Barracks, Ky., 1846; 

in the War with Mexico. 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, 

Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Batttle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, -Skirmish of 

Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— and Bat- 

(BvT. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gall.vnt and ilERiTORious Conduct 

in THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, AIex. ) 

tie of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847; in garrison at Jeflferson Barracks, Mo., 

1848,— and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1848; on voyage to CaUfomia, 1848-49; and 

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Jan. 12, 1848) 
on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1849-50, — and Ranche del Chino, CaL, 
1850-52. 

Died, Jan. 30, 1852, near San Francisco, Cal. : Aged 30. 



1153. . (Born Va.) GEORGE T. MASON (^Ap'd Va.). .43 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was gniduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1842. 

Served: at the Cavalrj' School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1842,— Ft. Jesup, 

La., 1842-43,— Expedition to Arkansas River, 1843,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kaa., 

(Teansfebbed to 1st Dbaooons, Mab. 6, 1843) 



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NuMBEK. 184*2. Class Eank. 

1843-44,— Scouting to Pawnee Villages, 1844,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1844, 

(Secont) Lieut., 2d Dkagoons, Sep. 13, 1844) 
— and Ft. Jesup, La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; and 
in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Skirmish of La Rosia, 
near Ft. Brown, Texas, where he was 

Killed, Apr. 25, 1846: Aged 27. 



U54. . (Born Mas.) CHARLES D. JORDAN (Ap'd at Large) .44 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Liect., 8th Infantet, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Shannon, Fla., 1842-43,— Ft. Marion, Fla., 

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Jan. 31, 1844) 

1843-44,— Ft King, Fla., 1844,— and Ft. Marion, Fla., 1844-45; in MUitary 

(TR.iNSFERRED TO 8th Infantet, July 8, 1844) 

Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War -with Mexico, 1846, being engaged 

in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— and Battle of Resaca de la Palma, 

(BvT. First Lieut., May 9, 1846, foe Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battles of P.4lo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, Tex. ) 

May 9, 1846, where he was wounded; on Recruiting service, 1846-47; in the 

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, Sep. 21, 1846) 
War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, 
Mar. 9-29, 1847,— and Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847; on Recruiting 
service, 1848-51; on frontier duty at Ft. Graham, Tex., 1851,— Ft. Gates, 

(Capt.iin, 8th Infantry, May 15, 1851) 
Tex., 1851,— Ft Worth, Tex., 1851,— Ft Gates, Tex., 1851-52,— Scouting,. 
1852,— Ft McKavett, Tex., 1852-53,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1853-54, - 
Ft Davis, Tex., 1854, 1854-56, 1856-59,— March to Ft. Brown, Tex., 1859-60, 
—Ringgold Barracks, Tex., I860,— and Ft Duncan, Tex., 1860-61; and in. 
garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-63: as a Paroled' 
Prisoner of War, at Canton, Mas., Sep., 1861, to Sep. 3, 1862; as Superin- 

(Majoe, 5th Infantey, Feb. 27, 1862) 

tendent of Volunteer Recruiting Service, at Concord, N. H., Sep. 3, 1862, 

to Mar. 6, 1863; on sick leave of absence, Mar. 6 to Aug. 27, 1863; and 

(Rettbed feom Active Service, Aug. 27, 1863, for Disability, resultdjo 

from Long and Faithul Service, and Disease and Exposure 

IN the Line of Duty) 

unemployed, since Aug. 27, 1863. 



1155 . (Bom N. Y.) . . . .HENRY W. STANTON *. . (Ap'd at Large) . .45 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fiom Sep. 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ajrmy to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1842. 

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1842; on frontier 
duty at Ft Leavenworth, Kan., 1842-43,— Ft Gibson, L T., 1843,— Scouting 

• Son of General Hknby Staston, of the Quartermaster's Department. 

5 



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NuMBEP.. 184:2. Class Bank. 

on the Plains, 1843,— Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1843-44,— Ft. Towson, I. T., 1844,— 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dkagoons, Oct. 8, 1844.) 
Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1844-45, — Expedition to the South Pass of the Rocky 
Mountains, 1845, — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1845-46; in the War with 
Mexico, 1846; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1846-47, — Jefferson 

(FiEST Lieut., 1st Dkagoons, Feb. 7, 1847) 
Barracks, Mo., 1847, — as Adjutant, 1st Dragoons, Oct. 24, 1848, to June 4, 
1851, — and at Ft. Leavenworth , Kan. , 1848-49; in garrison at Jefferson Bar- 
racks, Mo., 1849-50; on frontier duty at Sonora, Cal., 1850-51,— and Ft. Or- 
ford. Or., 1852-53; on Recruiting service, 1853-54; and on frontier duty at 

(Captain, 1st Dragoons, July 25, 1854) 
Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1854, — and Scouting, 1855, against the Apache Indians, 
being engaged in a Skirmish on Pefiasco River, N. M. , where he was 
Killed, Jan. 20, 1855: Aged 32. 



1156.. (Born Va.).. ANDREW J. WILLIAMSON (Ap'dO.)..46 

Military Kip*-.ory.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Ineantet, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Baton Rouge, La., 1842;— and Jefferson Barracks, 

Mo., 1843-44; on frontier duty at Natchitoches (Camp Salubrity) La., 1844,— 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Feb. 29, 1844) 
and Ft. Jesup (Camp Wilkins), La., 1844^5; in MiUtarj- Occupation of Texas, 
1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846^ being engaged in the Battle of Palo 
Alto, May 8, 1846,— and Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846; on 
Recruiting service, 1846-47; in the War with Mexico, 1847, being engaged in 

(First Lieut., 3d Inf.antry, Feb. 16, 1847) 
the Skirmish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 
1847,— and Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847; on sick leave of absence, 
1847-49; in garrison at Jefferson Ban-acks, Mo., 1849; on frontier duty on 
March to Santa F6, 1849,— in Navajo Nation, 1849,— and at Albuquerque, 
N. M., 1849-50; and on leave of absence, 1850-51. 
Resigned, Sep. 9, 1851. 

Civil History. -Professor of Mathematics and Philosophy, Kentucky Mili- 
tary Institute, 1851-53. History, since 1853, unknown. 

Deed, 18—. 



1157. (Born D.O.) ....EUGENE E. McLEAN (Ap'd Md.). .47 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1842. 
Served: on frontier duty at Plattsburg, N. Y., 1842-44,— Ft. Crawford, Wis., 
(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Mae. 1, 1844) 
1844-45,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.. 1845-46,— Camp Kearny, Mo., 1846,— and 
Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1846^7; in the War with Mexico, at Matamoras, as 
Acting Asst. Adjutant-General, 3d Military Department, Mar. 29. 1847, to 
July 22, 1848; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Major-General Wool, July 22, 1848, to 
(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 10, 1850, to Dec. 8, 1855) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMX. 67 



NrMBEK. 1842. Class Kank. 



Nov. 15, 1853; on frontier duh' at Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1854, — Turkey Creek, 
Tex., 1854,— Ft Duncan, Tex., 185-4-55,— and Ft. Ckadbourne, Tex., 1855-56; 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Qx'aktermasteb, Aug. 29, 1855) 
on Quartermaster dutj' at Ft. Myers, Fla,, 1856, — and San Antonio, Tex., 
1856-60; on leave of absence. 1860-61; and as Assistant in the Quartermaster- 
General's Office at Washington, D. C, Jim. 29 to Apr. 25, 1861. 
Kesigned, Ape. 25, 1861. 
Joined in the Bebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1158. (Bom Gtt.) LAFAYETTE McLAWS (Ap'd (Ja. ) . . 48 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtarj' Academy fi-oui July 1, 

1838. to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Amiy to 

Btt. Second Lieut., 6th I^rF.^.NTEY, July 1, 1842. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 184'2-44; in ganison at Pass 

(Second Lieut., 7th Ixf.vntby, Mar. 16, 1844) 

Christian, Mis., 1844,— Baton Eouge, La., 184-4-45,— and Ft. Pickens Fla,, 

1845; in Militarj' Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 

1846-47, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown, Mav 3-9, 1846,— Battle of 

Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— and Siege of Vera Cniz, Mar. 9-29, 1847; on Re- 

(First Lieut., 7th Ixf.antkt, Feb. 16, 1847) 
cruiting service, 1847-48; in the War \nth Mexico, 1848, in convojang trains 
to the City of Mexico; in garrison at Jefterson Ban-acks, Mo., 1848, 1849; on 
frontier duty at Santa F6, N. M., 1849-51, — as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General 
of the Department of New Mexico, Oct 23, 1849, to July 19, 1851,— Ft Gibson, 

(Captaen, 7th Infantry, Aug. 24, 1851) 
L T., 1852-54,— conducting Recruits to Ft Gibson, L T., 1855,— Ft Gibson, 
L T., 18.55-57,— and Ft Smith, Ark., 1857-58; in garrison at Jeiferson Bar- 
racks, Mo., 1858; on frontier duty on Utah Expechticn, 1858, being engaged 
in escorting Mormons to California and protecting emigrants, June 12 to 
Oct 21, 18.59,— March to New ISIexico, I860,— Ft. Craig, N. M., I860,— Ft De- 
fiance, N. M., I860,— and on Navajo Expedition, 1860-Gl; and on leave of 
absence, 1861. 

Resigned, ]VIae. 23, 1861. 
Joined in the Bebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1159 . . (Bom Pa. ) . . . . THOMAS C. HAMMOND (Ap'd Pa.) . .49 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fiom July 1, 

1837, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1842. 

Served : at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa. , 1842 ; on frontier 

duty at Ft Washita, L T., 1843,— Expedition trom Ft Leavenworih, Kan., to 

(Teansfeeeed to 1st Dragoons, !Mab. 6, 1843) 
Arkansas River, 1843,— Ft Leavenworth, Kan., 1843^4,— Pawnee Villages, 
18-44,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1844-45,— Expedition to the South Pass of the 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dr.vgoons, Mar. 4, 1845) 
Rocky Mount-uns, 1845,— Ft Leavenworth, Kan., 1845-46,— and Ft Crawford, 
Wis., 1846; and in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Combat of 
San Pa.squal Cal., where, while gallantly leading a charge against Mexican 
Jjancers, he was 

Killed, Dec. 6, 1846: Aged 26. 



68 GEADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1842. Class Rank. 

1160 . . (Bom Ct. ) CHARLES T. BAKER * . . . (Ap'd at Large) . . 50 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy, from Sep. 1, 

1837, to July 1, 18-42, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in the Florida War, 1842; in garrison at Ft. Stansbury, Fla., 1842^3, 

—and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1843-^4: on frontier duty at Ft Je&np (Camp 

(Second Lieut., 6th Lstantry, Mar. 30, 1844) 
Wilkins), La., 1844,— and Ft. Towson, L T., 1844-45; and at the Military 

(First. Lieut., 6th Infantry, Apr. 15, 1851) 
Academy, as AssL Instructor of Infantiy Tactics, June 19, 1845, to Aug. 15, 

Besxgned, Dec. 31, 1851. 
1851. 
Civil History. — Residence, Madison, N. J. 



1161.. (Bom Pa.) SAMUEL B. HAYMAN ( Ap'd Pa. ) . . 51 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Secont) Lieut., 1st Int-antrt, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1842-44, — Ft Wood, La., 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 21, 1844) 

1844,— Baton Rouge, La., 1844-45,— and Ft. McRee, Fla., 1845; in Military 

Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged 

in the Defense of Ft. Brown, May 3-9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846-47; 

(First Lieut., 7th Intantry, Feb. 16, 1847) 
in the War -n-ith Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Skirmish of Paso 
Ovejas, — Battle of Contrera.s, Aug. 19-20, 1847. — Battle of Chui-ubusco, Aug. 20, 
1847,— Battle of Molino del Rev, Sep. 8, 1847,— and Assault and Capture of 
the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 
1848; on Recruiting service, 1848-50; on frontier dutv at Ft Leavenworth, 
Kan., 1850-51,— Ft Towson, I. T., 1851-54,— and Ft. Arbuckle, L T., 1854-56, 

(Capt.un, 7th Intantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
1856-58; in garrison at Jeft'erson Barracks, Mo., 1858; on frontier duty in 
Utah Expedition, 1858-60,— March to New Mexico, 1860, — and Ft. Buchanan, 
N. M., 1860; on leave of absence, 1860-61; and in garrison at Ft. Columbus, 
N. Y., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the Defenses 
of Washington, D. C, Sep. 28, 1861, to Mar. 17, 1862; in the Virginia Penin- 

(CoLONEL, 37th N. Y. Volunteers, Sep. 28, 1861) 
sular Campaign (.'\.rmy of the Potomac i, Mai-. -Aug., 1862. being engaged in 
the Siege of Yorktowu. Apr. 5-]May 4, 1862, — Battle of WilUamsburg, May 5, 
IS6'2, — Battle of Fair Oaks. May 31-June 1, 1862,— Skirmish on picket line, 
near Richmond, June 25, 1862,— Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862,— Battle of 
Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862, — and Skirmish at Harrison's Landing, July 2, 
1802; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, being engaged in 
the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 30, 1862,— and Battle of ChantiUy, Sep. 1. 1862; 
in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac\ Dec, 1862-May, 
1863, being engaged in the Baltic of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862,— and Bat- 



■ Son of Colonel RrfTS I.. Bakkr, of tho Ordnance Corps. 



S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 69 



NrMBEE. 1842. Class Rank. 



tie of ChancellorsTille, commanding Brigade, May 2^, 1863; in Operations in 

(Major, 10th Ixfaxtky, Jan. 21, 1863) 

(BvT. Lieut. -Col., May 3, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services at the Battle of Chancellorsvelle, Va. ) 

Central Virginia (Army of the Potomac), being engaged in the Skii-mish at 

(MU.STERED OUT OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, JuNE 22, 1863) 

Wapping Heights, July 24, 1863, while pursning the enemy to Warrenton,— 
Skirmish near Aubuni, Oct. 13, 1863, — and on the Mine Run Expedition, as 
Insptctor-Greneral of 3d Army Corps, participating in the Skirmishes at Kell vs 
Ford, Nov. 26, 1863, and at Mine Kuu. Nov. 30. 18()3; in the Richmond Cam- 
paign (Army of the Potomac), Apr. 26 to May 6, 1864, in command of 10th 
U. S. Infantry, being engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, where 

(BvT. Colonel, May 6, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT THE Battle of the Wilderness, Va. ) 
be was wounded; on sick lejive of absence, disabled by wound. May 6 to 
July 11, 1864; in Defense of Ft. Stevens, Washington, D. C, July 11-12, 1864, 
on In.spection duty; as Mustering and Disbursing Officer at Indianapolis, 
InA, Aug., 13, 1864, to Apr. 10, 1865: as Acting Asst. Provost Maishal-Geii- 

(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant 
Services at the Battle of F.ur Oaks, Va. ) 
eral. Superintendent of Volunteer Recruiting Service, and Chief Mustering 
and Disbursing Officer at Elmira. N. Y., Apr. 10, 1865, to Jan. 12, 1866: in 
garrison at Jefler-son Barracks, Mo., Feb. -Apr. 1, 1866,— Ft. SnelUng, Min., 
Apr. -May, 1866,— Ft. Wadsworth, Dak., in command. May 18, 1866, to 



1162. (Bom Mis.) EARL VAN DORJN (Ap'd Mis.). .52 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Pike, La., 1842-43,— Ft. Morgan, Ala., 1843,— Mount 

Vemon Arsenal, Ala., 1843-44,— and Pensacola harbor, Fla., 1844-45; in Mili- 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry Nov. .30, 1844) 
tary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being 
engaged in the Defence of Ft. Brown, May 3-9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, 
Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro 
(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1847) 
(BvT. Capt., Apr 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battle of Cerro Cordo, Mex. ) 
Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847.— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19 20, 1847,— Battle of 
Churubu.sco, Aug. 20, 1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847— Assault 
(Bvt. Major, Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
FN the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.) 
and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847, where In; was wounded on 
entering the Belen Gate, Sep. 13, 1847,— and as Aide-de-CiUup to Bvt. Maj.- 
General P. F. Smith, Apr. 3, 1847, to May 20, 1848; in ganison at Baton 
Rouge, La., 1848^9.— and Jeflferson Barracks. Mo. 1849: in Florida Hostili- 
ties against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; on Recruiting service, 1850-51: as 
S*;cretar>- of the East Pascagoula Branch Military A.sylum, Mis., Nov. 6, 1851, 
to Mar. 26, 1855, stationed at New Orleans, La.; on Recruiting service, 1805; 

(Captain, 2d Cavalry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
in garrison at Jefferson Barracks. Mo., 1855; on frontier duty, at Camp Cooper, 
Tex.. 1855 56, - -Scouting in Northern Texas, 1856, being engaged in a Skirmish 
with Camanche Indians, Julyl, 1856,— Camp Colorado, Texas, 1856-57,— Scout- 



70 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1842. Class Rank. 

ing, 1857,— Camp Colorado, Tex., 1857-58,— Ft, Chadbourne, Tex., 1858,— 
commauding Expedition against Camanche Indians, being engaged in the 
Combat near Washita Village, I. T., Oct. 1, 1858, where he was four times 
wounded {twice dangerously, hj two arrows),— Camp Radzaminski, I. T., 
1858-59, — Camp Colorado, Tex., 1859, in command of Scout against Caman- 
che Indians, 1859, being engaged in a Combat in the Valley of Nessentunga, 
May 13, 1859,— and Ft. Mason, Tex., 1859-60, 18G0; and on leave of absence, 

(Majok 20 Cavalry, June 28, 1860) 
1860-61. 

Resigned, Jan. 31, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 
Killed by De. Petees, JLvy 8, 1863, in Mauet County, Ten. : Aged 42. 



1163 . ^Born R. I. ) . . CHRISTOPHER R. PERRY * . . . (Ap'd R. I. ) . . 53 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from Sep. 1, 

1838, to July 1, 18-12, when he was graduated and promoted in the Anny to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 8th Infantey, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Shannon, Fla., 1842,— Cedar Kej's, 1842-43,— 

and Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1843-45, on frontier duty at Natchitoches (Camp Salu- 

(Second Lieut., 4th Inf.vntey, Nov. 29, 1844) 
brity), La., 1845; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845; in the War with 
Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— and 
Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846; on sick leave of absence. 1846-48; 

(First Lieut., 4th Infantey. Feb. 16, 1847) 
and in ganison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848. 

Died at Sea, Oct. 8, 1848: Aged 30. 



1164 . . (Bom S. C.) . . . . JAMES LONGSTREET (Ap'd Ala. ) . . 54 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. ilUitaiy Academy fix)m July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantey, July 1, 1842. 

Served: in garrison at Jefterson Barracks, Mo., 1842^4; on frontier duty at 

Natchitoches, La. (Camp Salubrity), 1844-45; in garrison at Ft. Marion, Fla., 

(Second Lieut., 8th Int.intey, j\Iae. 4, 1845) 
1845; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-16; in the War with Mexico, 
1816-47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of 
Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— 

(First Lieut., 8th Infantey, Feb. 23, 1847) 

Siege of Vera Cruz. Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 

1847, —Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, —Battle of Chiu-ubusco, 

(Bvt. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battles of Contreras ant) Churubusco, Mex.) 

Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, — and Storming of 

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 8, 1847. for Gall.\.nt and ^Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Molino del Rey, jMex. ) 

Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, where he was severely wounded in the Assault '^f 

the fortified convent; as Adjutant. 8th Infantry. Juiie 8. 1847, to July 1, 1849; in 

garrison at Jetferson Barracks, i\Io.. 1848^49: on frontier duty at San Antonio. 

Tox., 1849, -Ft. Lincoln, Tex., 1849.— San Antonio, Tex., as Chief of Cominis- 



• Son of Commodore Ouveh Hazzard Prurv, United States Navy. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 71 



NuMBEK. 1842. Class Kank. 

sariat of the Department of Texas, 1849-51,— Ft. Martin Scott, Tex, 1851-52,— 
Scouting, 1852,— Camp Johnston, Tex., 1852,— Ft. Chadbounie, Tex., 1852-53, 

(Captain, 8th Infantry, Dec. 7, 1852, to July 19, 1858) 
—Scouting, 1853, — and Ft. Bliss, Tex., 185-1, 1855-58; and as Paymaster, 
July 19, 1858, to June 1, 1861.— at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1858-59,— and 

(Majoe Staff — Paymaster, July 19, 1858) 
Albuquerque, N. M., 1859-61; and on leave of absence, 1861. 
Resigned, June 1, 1861. 
Joined in the EebeUion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1165. . (Bom N. J.) JAMES W. ABERT * (Ap'd at Large) . . 55 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1842. 
Served: in garrison at Detroit, Mich., 1842-43; as Asst. Topograpical Eu- 
(Transferred to Top. Engineers, May 24, 1843) 
gineer on Survey of the Northern Lakes, 1843-44, and in Topographical Bu- 
reau, Washington, D. C, 1844-45; on Expeihtion to New Mexico, and pre- 
paring maps, <fcc., in Washington, D. C, 1846-47; at the Military Academy, 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineers May 27, 1846) 
as Asst. Professor of Drawing. June 27, 1848, to Aug. 23, 1850; id waiting 
orders at Louis-sille, Ky., 1850 51; as Asst. Topographical Engineer in the Im- 
provement of the Western Hi vers, 1851-56; m Florida Hostilities against the 
(First Lieut. , Top. Engineers, Mar. 3, 1853) 
(Capt. Top. Engineers, July 1, 1856, for Fourteen Years' 
Continuous Service) 
Seminole Indians, 1856-57, 1857-58; as Asst. Topographical Engineer in the 
Improvement of the Western Rivers, 1858-60; and on leave of absence in 
Europe, 1860-61. 

Served during the EebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861-64: on the Staff 
of Major-General Patterson, and of Major-General Banks, on the Upper Poto- 
mac, in Shenandoah Valley, and in the Northern Virginia Cami^aigu, June 21, 
1861, to Sep. 2, 1862, being engaged in several Skirmishes; on the advance to 
Frederick, Md., Sep., 1862, where he was injured by the fall of his horse; 
on sick leave of absence, Sep., 1862, to July 23, 1863; before Retiring Board,' 
(Major, Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1863) 

July 23 to Sep. 3, 1863; and on the Staff Major-General Gillmore, at Morris 
Island, S. C, Sep. 2, 1863, to May 14, 1864. 

Resigned, June 25, 1864. 



1166. .(BoiTi E. L) JAMES O. HANDY (Ap'd E. L). .56 

Military History —Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1842, when he was graduated and promoted' in the Army to 
BvT. Secontj Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1842. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Brady, Mich., 1842-45,— and at Key West, Fla., 
(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, May 30, 1845) 
1845; and in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845. 

Died, Sep. 26, 1845, at Corpus Christi, Tex. : Aged 24. 



•Son of Colonel John J. Abert, Chief of Topographical Engineers. 



72 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1843. Class Eajjk. 



CLASS OF 184 3. 



1167. (Bom Pa.).... WILLIAM B. FRANKLIN (Ap'd Pa.)..l 

Militcuy History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut. Top. Engineers, July 1, 1843. 
Served: as Asst. Topographical Engineer on Surv'ey of North-western Lakes, 
1843-45; as Topographical Officer on General Kearny's Expedition to 
South Pass of the Eocky Mountains, 1845 ; as Assistant in Topographical Bu- 
reau at Washington, D. C, 1845-46; as Topographical Engineer on Survey of 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, Sep. 21. 1846) 
Ossabaw Sound, Ga.. 1846; in the War with Slexico, 1846-48, being engaged 
on General Wool's March through Coahuila, 1846^7,— and Battle of Buena 
Vista, Feb. 22-23, 1847; at the Mihtary Academy, as Asst. Professor of 
(BvT. First Lieut., Feb. 23. 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Battle of Buena Vista, Mex. ) 
Natural and Experimental Philosophy, July 21, 1848, to June 17, 1851, 
and from Aug. 29, 1851, to Jan. 9,' 1852; on leave of absence, 1852;* as 
Top. Engineer on Survey of Roanoke Inlet, N. C, with reference to 
opening it, 1852; in charge of Oswego Harbor Improvement, N. Y., 1852-53; 

(First Lieut., Top. Engineers, Mar. 3, 1853) 
as Lighthouse Inspector, 1st District, Jan. 21, 1853, to July* 1856; as 
Superintending Engineer of Portland, Me., Custom House and Marine 
Hospital, Apr. 19, 1855, to Oct. 1, 1857; as Lighthouse Engineer, 1st and 
2d Districts, July, 1856, to Oct. 1857; as Engineer Secretaiy of the Light- 
(Captain, Top. Engineers, July 1, 1857, fob Foueteen Yeiabs' 
Continuous Service) 
house Board at Washington, D. C, Mar. 2. 1857, to Nov. 1, 18.59; as Mem- 
ber of a Board of Officers for the location and construction of a Bridge 
across the Mississippi, at Kock Island, 111.. Apr. -May, 1859; as Superintend- 
ing Engineer in charge of the Extension of the Capitol (including new dome), 
and of the General Post Office, Washington, D. C, Nov. 1. 1859, to Mar. 3. 
1861; and as Chief of the Construction Bm-eau of the U. S. Treasurj' Depart- 
ment, and Superintending Engineer of Treasuiy Building Extension, Mar. 3 to 
May 14, 1861. 
Served during the Rebelhon of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in receiving 
(Colonel, 12th Infantry, May 14, 1861) 
and forwarding Volunteers at New York city. May 17 to June 30, 1861 ; in 

(Brig.-Gener.vl, U. S. Volunteers, May 17, 1861) 
command of brigade in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in 
the Battle of Bull Run, July 21. 1861; in command at Mexandria, Va., Aug. 1 
to Sep. 1, 1861 ; in command of Division in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, 
Sep. 1861, to Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Ai-my of the 
Potomac), in command of Division, Mar. -May, 1862, and of 6th Army Corps, 
Mav-Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorkto-wn, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, — 
Combat of West Point, May 8, 1862 (in command),— Action atGolding's Farm, 
June 28, 1862.--and Battle of White Oak Bridge. June 30, 1862,— and was 
present at the Battle of Savage Station, June 29, 1862,— Battle of Malvern Hill, 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, June 30, 1862, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Conduct in the Battle before Richmond, Va. ) 

* While on leave of alisf!ncc, was Prnfossor of Xatiiral ami Exporimental Philosophy, and of 
Civil Engineering, at the Froo .vcadomy, New York city, Feb. 20 to Apr. 21, 1852. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 73 



Number. 1S43. Class Eank. 

Jnly 1, 1862, — and Skirmish at Harrison's Landing, July 2, 1862; in the Ma- 
ryland Campaign, commanding 6th Corps (.\rmy of the Potomac), Sep.-Nov., 

(Major-Gexeral, U. S. Volunteers, July 4, 1862) 
1862, being engaged and in command in the Battle of Crampton's Gap, 
South Mountiiin, Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and 
March to Fahnouth, Oct.-Nov. , 1862 ; in the Eappahannock Campaign, 
Dec, 1862-Jan. 24, 1863, in command of Left Grand Division (1st and 6th 
Corps), of the Army of the Potomac, being engixged in the Battle of Freder- 
icksburg, Dec. 13, i862; awaiting orders, Jan. 24 to June 27, 1863; in opera- 
tions in the Department of the 'Gulf, June 27, 1863, to April 29, 1864, being 
in command of the troops in and about Baton Rouge, La. , July 28, to Aug. 15, 
1863, — Expedition to Sabine Pass, Tex., Sep., 1863, — and in command of 
19th Army Corps, and of the troops in Western Louisiana, Aug. 15, 1863, 
to Apr. 29. 1864; in the Red Eiver Expedition, Apr., 1864, being engaged 
in the Battle of Sabine Cross Roads, Apr. 8, 1864, where he was wounded, — 
Battle of Pleasant Hill, Apr. 9, 1864, — and Action of Monette's Crossing, 
of Cane River, Apr. 23, 1864; on sick leave of absence, Apr. 29 to Dec. 2, 
1864. during which he was captured by Rebel Raiders in the Philadelphia and 
Baltimore Ilailroad cars, July 11, 1864, but escaped from them dming the next 
night ; as President of the Board for Retiring Disabled Officers, at Wilmington, 
Del, Dec. 2, 1864, to Nov. 10, 1865; and on leave of absence, Nov. 10, 1865, 
(BvT. ilAJOR-GENERAL, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, FOR Gallant and 
Meritorious Services rs the Field during the Rebellion) 
(Resigned from Volxjnteeb Service, Nov, 10, 1865) 
to MiiT. 15, 1866. 

Resigned, Mar. 15, 1866. 

Civil History. — Vice-President and General Agent of Colt's Fire-arms 
Manufacturing Company, at Hartford, Ct., since Nov. 15, 1865. 



1168. .(Bom Ct.) GEORGE DESHON (Ap'd Ct.)..2 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1843. 

Transferred to Ordnance, July 20, 1843. 

Served: as Assistant Ordnance Officer at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1843-44; 

at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Natural and Experimental 

Philosophy, Sep. 1, 1844, to Aug. 30, 1845; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at 

Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1845-46; at the Military Academy as Principal 

Asst. Professor of Geography, History, and Ethics, Aug. 30, 1846, to Dec. 10, 

(Second Lieut., Ordnance, Mar. 3, 1847) 
1849; and as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Washington Arsenal, D. C, 1850-51, 

(First Lieut., Ordnance, July 10, 1851) 
— and at Allegheny Ar.senal, Pa., 1851. 

Resignted, Oct. 31, 1851. 

Civil History. ^Roman CathoUc Priest, since Oct. 31, 1855. Member of 
the Congregation of Redemptorists, 1852-59, — and of Paulists, since 1859. 



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NuMBEE. 1843. Class Kank. 

1169 . . (Born D. C. ) . • THOMAS J. BRERETON .... (Ap'd at Large) . . 3 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., iTH Abtellery, July 1, 1843. 

Teaksferked to Ordnance, July 20, 1843. 

Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Washington Arsenal, D. C, 1843-44, 

—Ft. Monroe Arsenal, Va., 1844-45,— and at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1845; 

in Military Occupation of Texas, 1846, in command of St. Joseph's Island and 

Point Isabel Ordnance Depots; in the War with Mexico, 1846^8, being en- 

(Second Lieut., Ordnance, Mae. 3, 1847) 
gaged at the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Kesacade la Palma, 
May 9, 1846,— and as Ordnance Officer at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1846, and at 
(BvT. First Lieut., May 9, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of P.u,o Alto and Resaca de la Palma, Tex. ) 
Camargo, Mex., 1846-48; as Assistant in Ordnance Bureau at Washington, 
D. C, 1848; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Watertown Arsenal, Mas., 1848-49,— 
at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., 1849-52,— and at Allegheny Ai-senal, Pa., 1852-53, 

(First Lieut., Ordnance, Oct. 31, 1851) 

1853-55; and in command of Allegheny Arsenal, Pa., 1855-57, — and of Mount 

(Captain, Ordnance, July 1, 1857, for Fourteen Yeaes' 

Continuous Seryice) 

Vernon Arsenal, Ala., 1857-58. 

Resigned, Dec. 20, 1858. 

Civil History.— Civil Engineer. 1858-59. Oil Manufacturer, at Pittsburg, 
Pa., since 1859. Asst. Adjutant-General of the State of Pennsylvania, 1861-62. 



1170.. (Bom Pa.) JOHN H. GRELAUD (Ap'd Pa.).. 4 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MiHtary Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in ganison at Hancock Ban-acks, Me., 1843-44, —and Ft. Sullivan, 

Me., 1844r-45; at the Mihtary Academy, 1844-45, as Asst. Professor of Mathe- 

(Secont) Lieut., 4th Artillery, Oct. 31, 1845) 
matics, Sep. 2, 1845, to Aug. 30, 1849,— and as Asst. Professor of French, 

(FrRST Lieut., 4th Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
Aug. 30, 1849, to Oct. 5, 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Mackinac, Jlich., 
1855-56; in Florida HostiUties against the Seminole Indians, 1856-57; and in 

(C.iPTAiN, 4th Artillery, JIae. 31, 1856) 
garrison at Ft. McRee, Fla., 1857. 

Died, Aug. 17, 1857, at Foet Myebs, Fla. : Aged S'L 



1171..(BornO.).... WILLIAM F. RAYNOLDS (Ap'd 0.).. 5 

Militciry History. — Cadet at the U. S. Jlilitixiy Academy from July 1, 
1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut. , 5th Infantry, July 1, 1843) 
Transferred to Top. Engineers, July 20, 1843. 
Served: as Asst. Top. Engineer on the Improvement of the Ohio River, 



MILITAEY ACADEMY. 75 



NuMBEK. 18-43. Class Eank. 

18^3-44, — on Survey of North-eastern Boundary of the United States, 1844^7, 

(^Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, Mae. 3, 1847) 
— in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Expedition to Ori- 
zaba, 1848, — in preparing Maps of Northeastern Boundai-y Survey, 1848-50, — - 
on Survey for Stipplyiug Washington, D. C, with Water, 1850-51, — and Sur- 
vey of Northern Lakes, 1851-56; on Light-house duty, headquarters at Phila- 

(Flrst Lieut., Top. Engineers, Mar. 3, 1853j 

delphia, 1856-59 ; and in charge of Explorations of Yellow Stone and Missouri 

(Captain, Top. Engineers, July 1, 1857, for Fourteen 1''ears' 

Continuous Service) 

Rivers, 1859-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief Top. 
Engineer of the Department of Virginia, July-Oct., 1861, — of the Depart- 
ment of West Virginia, Oct., 1861, to Apr., 1862, — of the Mountain Depart- 

(CoL. Staff— Additional Aide-de-Camp, M.ar. 31, 1862, to May 31, 1806) 
ment, Apr.— June, 1862, being engaged in Pursuit of the Rebels under General 
Jackson, up the Shenandoah Valley, termmating with the Combat of Cross Keys, 
June 8, 1862; on sick leave of absence, June 10 to Aug. 23, 1862; as Chief 
Engineer of Middle Department and 8th Army Corps, Jan. 27, 1863, to 
Apr. 12, 1804, having the charge of the Defenses of Harper's Ferry during the 
Rebel Invasion of Pennsylvania, June, 1863, — and of Baltimore, Md., June 28, 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1863) 

1863; as Superintending Engineer of Survey of North and Northwest Lakes, 

and Engineer of Light-houses on Northern Lakes, since Apr. 14, 1804. 

(BvT. Lieut-Col., and Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1805, for Faithful and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Meritorious 

Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 

(Lieut. -Colonel, Corps of Engineers, Mak. 7, 1867) 



1172. ( Born N. J.) ISAAC F. QUINBY (Ap'd N. J.). .6 

Military History — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted iji the Ai-my to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Mfflin, Pa., 1843-44; at the Mihtary Academy, 

1&45-47, as Asst Professor of Mathematics, Feb. 24 to Aug. 28, 1845,— and 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Dec. 20, 1845.) 
Asst. Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Aug. 28, 1845, to 
June 11. 1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
Va., 1848; as Quartermaster, 3d Artillery, Oct. 24, 1848, to Oct. 25, 1850,— 
and Adjutant, Oct. 10, 1850, to Nov. 1, 1851, at Regimental headquarters. Ft. 
Adams, R. I. ; and Acting Asst. Adjutant General, 1st Military Department, 
Oct. 25, 1850, to Mar. 16., 1852. 

Resigned, Mar. 16, 1852. 

Civil History.— Professor of Mathematics, and of Natural and Experi- 
nieutid Philosophy, University of Rochester, N. Y., 1852-61. Colonel, N. Y. 
Militia, 1860-61. 



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NuMBEE. 1843. Class Rank. 

Military History. — Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861: in the Defense of Washington, D. C, May^uly, 1861; in the Ma- 

(CoLONEL, 13th New Yoek Volunteers, May 14, 1861) 
nassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Action at Blackburn's 
Ford, July 18, 1861,— and Battle of Bull Eun, July 21, 1861. 
Resigned, Adg. 4, 1861. 

Civil History. — Professor of Mathematics, and of Natural and Experi- 
mental Philosophy, University of Rochester, N. Y., 1861-62. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
1862-65: in command, at Columbus, Ky., of the District of the Mississippi, 

(Brig.-Geneeal U. S. Volunteees, Mae. 17, 1862) 
Apr. 10 to Oct, 1862; in Northern Mississippi Campaign, 1862-63, guarding 
western extremity of Memphis and Charleston Railroad, Jan. -Mar., 1863, — 
in command of the Yazoo Pass Expedition, Mar., 1863, returning to the Miss- 
issippi River, Apr. 11, 1863, — engaged in the Battle of Champion Hill, 
May 16, 1863, — and participated in the Assaults of May 19 and 22, 1863, upon 
Vicksburg, Mis. ; on sick leave of absence, June-Aug. , 1863 ; and in command 
of Draft Rendezvous, at Elmu-a, N. Y., Aug. -Dec, 1863, when, on account of 
ill health, he 

Resigned, Dec. 31, 1863, 
but continued to serve as Provost Marshal of the 28th Congressional District, 
N. Y., Jan. 21 to Oct. 15, 1865. 

Civil History. — Professor of Mathematics, and of Natural and Experimental 
Philosophy, University of Rochester, N. Y., since 1863. 



1173. (Bom O.) ROSWELL S. RIPLEY ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 7 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1843-44,— Ft. Johnston, N. C, 

1844, — and Augusta Arsenal, Ga., 1844-45; at the Military Academy, as Asst. 

Professor of Mathematics, Sep. 20, 1845, to Jan. 17, 1846; on Coast Survey, 

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mae. 26, 1846) 
Jan. 24 to May 19, 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in 
the Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 

1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, -Battle of Coutreras, 

(Bvt. Capt., Ape. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

in the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex. ) 

Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino 

delRey, Sep. 8, 1847,— Stoiming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— As.sault and 

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Chapultepec, Mex.) 

Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847,— and as Aide-de-Camp to 

Major-General Pillow, Aug. 6, 1817, to July 20, 1848; on leave of absence, 

1848-49, while preparing a History of the " War with Mexico," published in 

1849; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; and in gar- 



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Number. 1843. Class Rank. 



rison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1850-51,— Ft. Monroe, Va., 1851,— and Ft. Moul- 
trie, S. C, 1852-53. 

Resigned, Mae. 2, 1853. 

Civil History. — Unknown. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1174 ..(Bom N. Y.) JOHN J. PECK ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 8 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Aktilleey, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1843-44, — and Ft. Hamilton, 

N. Y., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with 

(Second Lieut., 2d Aetillekt, Apb. 16, 1846) 
Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Bat- 
tle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 
1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, 

(FiKST Lieut., 2d Artilleky, Mae. 3, 1847) 

Apr. 17-18, 1847, — Skii-mish of Amazoque, May 14, 1847, — Capture of San 

Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle oi 

(Bvt. Capt. , Aug. 20, 1847, foe Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

in the Battles of Contreeas and Churubusco, Mex. ) 

Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— Stonning of Chapiiltepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— and 

(Bvt. Ma.tor, Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 

Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; on Recruiting 

service, 1848; on frontier duty, on the march from Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 

to New Mexico, 1849,— Santa Fe, N. M., 1849,— Scouting, 1849, being engaged 

against the Navajo Indians in the Skirmish of Tuni Cha, N. M., Aug. 31, 

1849,— and at Santa Fe, N. M., 1849-50; on Recruiting service, 1851-52; and 

on leave of absence, 1852-53. 

Resigned, Mae. 31, 1853. 

Civil History. — Treasurer of projected Railroad from New York to Syra- 
cuse, via Newburg, N. Y., 1853-60. Cashier of Burnet Bank, Syracuse, N. Y., 
1853-61. President of the Board of Education, Syracuse, N. Y., 1859-61. 
Delegate to the Democratic Convention, for the nomination of President, at 
Cincinnati, O., 1856,— and at Charleston, S. C, 1860. 

Military History.— Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-65: in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Aug., 1861, to Mar., 1862; in 

(Beig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 9, 1861) 
the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar.^uly, 1862, 
being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, — Battle of Wil- 
hamsburg, May 5, 1862,— Battle of Fair Oak.-;, May 31-June 1, 1862,— and 
Operations of the Seven Days Change of Base to the James River, June 26- 
July 2, 1862; in the Defenses of Yorktown, July-Sep., 1862; in Operations about 

( Majob-Genebal U. S. Volunteers July 4, 1862) 
Suffolk, Va., Sep., 1862- June, 1863, being engaged in the Defense of Suffolk, 
Apr. 10-May 4, 1863, in numerous Skirmishes and Demonstrations, and the 
Removal of 40 miles of railroad track; on sick leave of absence, having been 
seriously injured at Suffolk, Apr. -Aug., 1863; in command in North Carolina, 
Aug. 14, 1863, to Apr. 25, 1864, being engaged in numerous Skirmishes and 



78 GRADUATES OF THE 



NciiBEE. 1S43. Class Eank. 



Minor Actions; in the Department of the East, July 5, 1864, being in command 
on the Canada frontier, Nov. 5, 1864, to Aug. 24, 1865, regulating Intercourse 
with the British Provinces. 

Mustered out of Service, Aug. 24, 1865. 

Civil History. — President of New York State Life Insurance Company, at 
Syracuse, N. Y., since 1866. 



1175. . (Born Va.) JOHN P. JOHNSTONE (Ap'd Va.) • .9 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. ^Mihtaiy Academj' from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at CarUsle Ban-acks, Pa.. 1843-44, — and Ft. Monroe, Va., 

1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 

(Second Lieut., 1st Artilleet, Ape. 21, 1846) 
1846-47, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown, Tex., May 3-9, 1846,— 
Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, 

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
—Skirmish of La Hoya, June 20, 1847,— Skirmish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— 
and Battle of Contreras, where, while skilfully directing, with daring gal- 
lantry, the fire of his Section of Artillery, against the enemy's intrenched camp 
and batteries, he was, by an 18-pounder shot. 

Killed, Aug. 19, 1847: Aged 24. 



1176 . . (Bom Ky. ) JOSEPH J. REYNOLDS (Ap'd Ind. V . 10 

Military History.- -Cadet at the U. S. Mihtaiy Academy from July 1, 
1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1843. 
Served: in garri.son, at Ft. Monroe, Va., and Carlisle, Pa., ] 843-45; in Mili- 
tary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; at the Military Academy, 1846-55, as Asst. 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, May 11, 1846) 
Professor of Geography, Historj', and Ethics, Aug. 31, 1846, to Aug. 31, 1847, 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
— as Asst. Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Aug. 31, 1847, to 
Aug. 17, 1849,— and as Principal Asst. Professor of Natural and Experimental 
Philosophy, Aug. 17, 1849, to July 1, 1855; and on frontier duty, at Ft. Washita, 
L T., 1855-56. 

Kesigned, Feb. 28, 1857. 

Civil History.— Professor of Mechanics and Engineering, Washiujrton 
University, St. Louis, Mo., 1856-60. Merchant, Lafayette, Ind., 1860-61. De- 
gree of A. M. conferred by Wabash College, Ind., 1853. 

Military History.— Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 

1861-66: in command of Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Ind., Apr. -May, 1861; 

(Colonel, 10th Indiana Volunteers, Apr. 27, 1861) 

(Brig. -General, Indiana Volunteers, Mat 10, 1861) 

and in command of Cheat Mountain District, W. Va., July-Dec, 1861, being 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, May 17, 1861) 
engaged in various Skii-mishes, Reconnoissances, &c., and Action at Green 
Biiar River, Oct. 3, 1861. 

Resigned, Jan. 23, 1862. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 79 



NuMBEK. 1843. Class Kank. 

Served -witlioxit commission, in organizing Indiana Volunteers, Jan. -Nov., 
(Colonel, 75th lNDLi.NA Volunteers, Aug. 21, 1862) 
(Beig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 17, 1862) 
1862, in Ohio and Keutuckj-; in the Campaign of 1862-63 (Army of the Cum- 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
berland\ being engaged in various Skirmishes and Actions in Tennessee, — 
Action at Hoover's Gap, Ten., June 24, 1863, — Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., 
Sep. 19-20, 1863,— as Chief of Staff of the Army of the Cumberland, Oct. 10, 
to Dec. 5, 1863,— and Battle of Chattanooga, Ten., Nov. 23-25, 1863;. in com- 
mand of the Defenses of New Orleans, La., Jan. 6, to June 16, 1864; in com- 
mand of 19th Army Coi-ps, July 7, 1864, and organizing forces for the Capture 
of Mobile and Fts. Gaines and Morgan, Mobile harbor, Ala., June 16 to Aug. 2, 
1864; in command on Mississippi River, from its mouth to Memphis, Ten., 
Oct. -Dec, 1864, temporarily of Mihtary Division of West Mississippi, Nov., 
1864,— and of the Department of Arkansas, Nov. 29, 1864, to Apr. 25, 1866 
(7th Army Corps, Nov. 29, 1864, to Aug. 29, 1865); and on leave of absence, 
Apr. 25, to Sep. 1, 1866. 

(Mustered out of Service, Sep. 1, 1866) 
Ee-appointed in the United States Axmy as 

Colonel, 26th Infantry, July 28, 1866. 
Served in command of the Sub-District of the llio Grande, Tex. , Jan. 12, 
1867, to 

(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 2, 1867, for Gallant and 

Meritorious SER\acEs at the B.\ttle of Chickamauga, Ga.) 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 2, 1867, for Gallant and 

Mebitorious Services at the Battle of Missionary Kidge) 



1177 . . (Born N. Y.) JAMES A. HARDIE (Ap'd at Large) . . 11 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from Sep. 1, 

1839, to July 1. 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Hancock Barracks, Me., 1843-44; at the Military 

Academy as Asst. Professor of Geography, History and Ethics, Sep. 1, 1844, to 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, May 28, 1846) 
Aug. 15, 1846; in the War with Mexico, as Major, 1st Regiment New York 
Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1846, to Oct. 26, 1848, at San Francisco, Cal. ; in garrison 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
at San Francisco, Cal., 1848-49,— Ft. Trumbull, Ct., 1849-50,— and Jeflfeison 
Barracks. Mo., 1850-51; as Adjutant, 3d Artillery, Nov. 1, 1851, to Dec. 1, 1853, 
at Regimental headquarters. Ft. Adams, R. I. ; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Brig. - 
General Wool, Dec. 7, 1853, to May 3, 1855; as Adjutant, 3d Artillery, May 3, 
1855, to Oct. 5, 1857; in garrison at Benicia, Cal., 1853-58, — and San Bernar- 

(Captain, 3d Artillery, Oct. 5, 1857) 
dino, Cal., 1858; on frontier duty in the Spokane Expedition, 1858, being 
engaged in the Combat of Spokane Plain, Wash., Sep. 5, 1858, — Ft. Vancouver, 
Wash., 1858-59,— Ft. Cascades, Wash., 1859-60,- Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1860, 
—Ft. Dalles, Or., I860,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1860-61, being Acting Asst. 
Adjutant-General of the Department of Oregon, July 5, 1860, to May 2, 1861; 

(Transferred to 5th Artillery, May 14, 1861) 
and in garrison at San Francisco harbor, Cal., 1861. 



80 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1843. Class Kank. 

Sei-ved during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Aide-de- 
Camp to Major-General McClellan, General-in-Chief, commanding at Wash- 
ington, D. C, Sep. 3, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General 
(Lieut. -Col. Staff — Additional Aide-de-Camp, Sep. 28, 1861, 
TO Mar. 24, 1864) 
of the Army of the Potomac during the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, Mar.- 
Aug., 1862, — in the Maryland Campaign, Sep. -Nov., 1862, — and in the Rap- 
pahannock Campaign, Dec, 1862-Jan., 1863, being on the Staff of Major- 
General Bumside, in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862; as Judge 
Advocate General of the Army of the Potomac, Jan. 29 to Mar. 20, 1863; on 

(Major Staff— Asst. Adjutant-Gener-u., Feb. 19, 1863) 
Special duty in the War Department, Mar. 20, 1863, to Aug. 2, 1866, and in 

(Col. Staff — Inspector-General, Mar. 24, 1864) 

charge of the Inspector General's Office at Washington, D. C. , Mar. 24, 1864, to 

(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 3, 1865, for Distinguished 

AND Faithful Services during the Rebellion) 

Nov. 1, 1865; as Member of Board of Inspection of Arms and Munitions in the 

(Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Armt, Mar. 13, 1865, fob Faithful, 

Meritorious, and Distinguished SER^^CEs in the 

Inspector-General's Dep.vrtment) 

Arsenals and Forts of the United States, Aug. 2, 1866, to 



1178. (Bom Pa.) HENRY F. CLARKE ( Ap'd Pa. ) . . 12 

Military History. —Cadet at the U. S. MUitarj' Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Trumbull, Ct., 1843-44,— Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 

1844-45,- Frankford Arsenal, Pa., 1845,— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1845; in 

Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, 

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 18, 1846) 
being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — Battle of Resaca de 
la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera 
Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish 
of Amazoque, May 14, 1847, — Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle 
of Churusbusco, Aug. 20, 1847 — Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, where 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillry, Sep. 8, 1847, to Mar. 3, 1857) 
he was wounded, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and 
(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battle of Chapultepec, Mex.) 
Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; on Recruiting service, 1848; 
at the Mihtary Academy, 1848-51, as Asst. Instructor of Artillery, June 6, 
1848, to Aug. 16, 1849, — and Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Jsm. 8, 1850, to 
Sep. 1, 1851: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1851-52; 
as Adjutant, 2d Ai-tillery, Sep. 2, 1852, to June 30, 1855, at Ft. Monroe, Va., 
1852-53, and at Pensacola, Fla., 1853-55; at the Military Academy, as Instruc- 

(Captain, 10th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855: Declined) 
tor of Artillery and Cavalry, Sep. 11. 1855, to Aug. 6, 1856; in gamson at Ft. 
Hamilton, N. Y. 1856-57; as Chief of Commissariat on Utah Expedition, 

(Capt. Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, Jan. 12, 1857) 
July 15, 1857, to June 28, 1860; and as Assistant in the Commissary Depart* 
ment at Washington, D. C, Aug., 1860, to Apr. 1, 1861. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 81 



Number. 1S43. Class Rank. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief of 

Commissariat of the Department of Florida, Apr. 13 to May 31, 1861, being 

engaged in the Defense of Ft. Pickins, Fla., Apr. 19 to May 31, 1861; as Chief 

of Commissariat of the Army of the Potomac, Julv 2, 1861, to Jan. 8, 1861, — in 

the Defenses of Washington, July 2, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862,— in the Virginia 

(Major Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, Aug. 3, 1861) 

(CoL. Staff— Addititional Aide-de-Camp, Sep. 28, 1861, to 

May 31, 1866) 

Peninsular Campaign, Mar. -Aug., 1862, — in the Maryland Campaign, Sep.- 

Nov., 1862, — in the Rappahannock Campaign, Dec, 1862- June, 1863, — in the 

Pennsylvania Campaign, June-Sep., 1863, — and in the Rapidan Campaign, 

(BvT. Colonel, Sep. 11, 1863, for G.AlLiant and Meritorious Services 

PURiNG THE Campaign in Maryland) 

Oct.-Dec, 1863; as Purchasing Commissary at New York city, since Mar. 1, 

1861, and in charge of the Subsistence Department in the States of Connecti- 

(Lieut.-Col. Staff— Asst. Com. Gen. or Subsistence, June 29, 1861:) 
cut, New Y^ork and New Jersey, since July 25, 1864. 

(BvT. Brig. -General, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. ) 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meri- 

TOBious Seeatices zn the Subsistence Department during the 

Rebellion) 



1179.. (Bom Ind.) JACOB J. BOOKER (Ap'd Ind. ) . . 13 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai'my to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1843. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1843-45; on detached service 
at Apalachicola Arsenal, Fla., 1845; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46;, 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, June 1, 1845) 
in the War with Mexico, 1846^8, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, 
May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Pahna, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Mon- 
terey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— and Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847; in garrison 

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, Sep. 10, 1847) 
at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848; and on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 
1848-49. 

DiKD, June 26, 1849, at San Antonio, Tex.: Aged 28. 



1180. (Bom N. J.).... SAMUEL G. FRENCH (Ap'd N. J.). .14 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July» 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvr. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Macon, N. C. , 1843; in preparing artillery di'a wings, 

Nov. 23, 1843, to Nov. 12, 1844; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1844-45; 

in Military Occupation of Texas. 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, 

being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — Battle of Resaca de 

(Second Lieut., 3d Aetxlleey, June 18, 1846) 

6 



82 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1843. Class Rank. 

la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— and Battle ol 
(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Sep. 23, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE SEVERAL CONFLICTS AT MoNTEKEY, MeX. ) 

Buena Vista, Feb. 22-23, 1847, where he was severely wounded; in the Quar- 

(BvT. Capt., Feb. 23, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Buena Vista, Mex. ) 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 

master-General's Office, at Washington, D. C, 1847-48; and on Quartermaster 

duty at New Orleans, La., 1848, — Baton Eouge, La., 1848,— East Pascagoula, 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Jan. 12, 1848) 
Mis., 1848, — Texas, 1848-50, — Conducting train from San Antonio, Tex., to 
El Paso, 1851,— Washington, D. C, 1851-53, 1853-54,— and Ft. Smith, Ark., 
1854-56. 

Resigned, May 31, 1856. 

Civil History.— Planter, near Vicksburg, Mis., 1856-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1181 . (Born Me. ) . THEODORE L. CH ADBOURNE . (Ap'd at Large) . . 15 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 1843-45; in Military Occupation 

of Texas, 1845-46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Sep. 10, 1845) 
Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — and Battle of Resaca de la Palma, where, 
after distinguishing himself at the head of his command, he was 
Killed, May 9, 1846: Aged 23. 



1182 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . . CHRISTOPHER C. AUGUR .... (Ap'd Mich. ) . . 16 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1843-45; in Military Occupation 

of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle 

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Sep. 12, 1845) 
of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Pahna, May 9, 1846; on 
Recruiting service, 1846-47; in the War -with Mexico, 1847-48. as Aide-de- 
Camp to Brig. -General Hopping, Mar. 1 to Sep. 1, 1847, and to Brig. -General 

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1847) 
Cnshiug, Sep. 1, 1847, to May 30, 1848; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 
1848,— and Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 1848-52; on Recruiting ser^^ce, 1852; in gar- 
rison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852,— and Benicia, Cal., 1852; on frontier duty 
at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1852-54,— in conducting Recruits to Oregon, 1855, — 

(Capt.-vin, 4th Infantry, Aug. 1, 1852) 
Ft. Dalles, Or., 1855,— Ft. Yakima, Wash., 1855,— Scouting, 1855, being en- 
gaged against the Yakima Indians in a Skirmish at the Two Buttes, Wash., 
Nov. 9, 1855,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1855-56,— Rogue River Expedition, 1856, 



U. S. MILITAKY ACADEMY. 83 



NxJMBEE. 1843. Class Eank. 

being engaged in the Action at Big Bend of Rogue Eiver, Or., Maj"^ 28. 1856, 
and Action in So-ho-niy Creek. Or., June 6, 1856, — Ft. Orford, Or., 1856, — 
Oregon Hostilities, 1856" — and Ft. Hoskins, Or , 1856-61; and at the Military 

(JklAjoE, 13th Infantet, Mat 1-4, 1861) 
Academy, as Commandant of Cadets (ex-officio Lieut. -Colonel), and Instructor 
of Artillery, Cavalry, and Infantry Tactics, Aug. 26 to Dec. 5, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the advance 

(Bbig.-Gen., U. S. Volunteees, Nov. 12, 1861) 

Defences of Washington, D. C, Dec. 16, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; in Operations 

on the Rappahannock, Mar. -July, 1862, being engaged (in command) in the 

Capture of Fredericksbmg. Apr. 21, 1862, — and Advance into Shenandoah 

Valley, May, 1862; in command of Division of 5th Army Corps, July 9 to 

Aug. 10, 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9, 

1862, -where he was severely wounded; as Member of Military Court to 

'BvT. Colonel, Aug. 9, 1862, foe Galla>!t and Meeitoeious Seevices 

IN the Battle of Cedae Mountain, Va. ) 

investigate the circumstances of the Surrender of Harper's Ferry, Sep. 23 

(Majoe-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Aug. 9, 1862) 
to Nov. 5, 1862; in General Banks' Expedition to NewOrleans, Nov. -Dec. 1862; 
in the command of the District of Baton Rouge, La., Jan. 20 to May 20, 1863; 
in the Expedition to Port Hudson, being engaged (in command) in the Action 
of Port Hudson Plains. May 21, 1863. — and Siege of Port Hudson, command- 
ing the left Wing of the Armj', May 22 to July 8, 1863; as President of 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 12th Infantry, July 1, 1863) 

Military Commisssions at Washington, D. C, A'ug. 31 to Oct. 14, 1863; and 

in command of the Department of Washington and 22d Army Corps, 

Oct. 13, 1863, to Aug. 13, 1866; as Member of Board for the Examination of 

(Bvt. Beig. -Geneeal, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious 

Seevices at the Captuee of Poet Hudson, Mis. ) 

(Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Aemy, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 

Meeitoeious Seevices in the Field dueing the Rebelijon) 

(Colonel, 12th Infantet, Mar. 15, 1866) 

Candidates for Promotion in the Army, Aug. 16, 1866, to June 2, 1867; in fcom- 

(MUSTEEED OUT OF VOLUNTEEE SeEVICE, SeP. 1, 1866) 

mand of the Department of the Platte, Jan. 25, 1867, to 



1183 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . . . FRAJSTKLIN GARDNER * ( Ap'd lo. ) . . 17 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. iliUtary Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Pensacola harbor, Fla., 1844, — Scouting, 1844. — and 

Pensacola harbor Fla, 1844-45; in Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantey, Sep. 12, 1845) 

the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Bi-own, 

May 3-9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, 

(BvT. Fibst Lieut., Sep. 23, 1846, foe Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE SEVERAL CONFLICTS AT MoNTEEEY, MeX. ) 

• Son of Colonel Chables K. Gard.ver, Adjutant-General in the War of 1812-15. 



84 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number . 1843. Class Eank. 

Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Contre- 
(BvT. Capt., Apk. 18, 1847, for Gallant and ilEEiroEious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Cereo Goedo, Mex. ) 
ras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco. Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino 
del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, — and Operations before and Capture of the Citv of 
Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Adjutant, 7tli Infantry, July 14, 1847, to Nov.' 16, 

(FiEST Lieut., 7th Infantry, Sep. 13, 1847) 
1853; in Mustering out troops at New York, 1848; in garrison at Jefferson 
Barracks, Mo., 1848-49; in Florida Hostilities, 1849-50, being Acting Asst. 
Adjutant-General of the Eastern District of FloridiX, Feb. 8 to June 17, 1850; 
in garrison at Jeflferson Barracks, Mo., 1850-51; on frontier duty at Ft. Gib- 
sou, I. T., 1851-52, — and Ft. Smith, Ark., 1852-53; on Recruiting service, 
1854-55; in garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1855; on frontier duty at 

(Captain, 10th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1855-56,— Ft. Snelling, Min., 1856,— Expedition to Red 
River of the North, 1856,— Ft. Snelling, Min., 1856-57,— and Utah Expedi- 
tion, 1858; on leave of absence, 1858-60; and on frontier duty at Ft. Bridger, 
Utah, 1860-61, for leaving which and abandoning his command, he was 
Dropped, May 7, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1184. .(Bom Vt.) GEORGE STEVENS (Ap'd Vt). .18 

Military History. ^Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduaited and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Rifles, July 1, 1843. 
Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Aug. 31, 1843. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1843-45; in Military Occupation 
of Texas, 1845-46; and in the War with ^Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Bat- 
tle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1&46,— 
and in the Passage of the Rio Grande, was 

Drowned, Mat 18, 1846: Aged 25. 



1185 . . (Bom Ky. ) . . . EDMUNDS B. HOLLO WAY (Ap'd Ky. ) . . 19 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Juh' 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Scott, Kan., 1843-45; in Military Occupation 

of Texas, 1845-46; in the War \\-ith Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Sep. 26, 1845) 

Battle of Palo Alto. May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Palma, Mav 9. 1846, — 

Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Marl 9-29, 1847, 

—Battle of CeiTO Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 

1847, — and Battle of Chuvubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, where he was severely 

(Bvt. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 

(First Ldeut., 8th Inf.vntey, Sep. 17, 1847) 

wounded; in garrison at Jefiferson Barracks, Mo., 1848; on frontier duty at 

San Antonio, Tex., 1849; on sick leave of absence, 1849-51; on frontier duty 



MILITARY ACADEMY. 85 



NuMBEE. 1843. Class Rank. 

at San Antonio, Tex., 1851-52, — and Camp Johnston, Tex., 1852, — as Quarter- 
master, 8th Infantry, July 1, 1852, to Dec. 31, 1853, — Ft. Chadbom-ne, Tex., 

(Captain, 8th Infantry, Dec. 31, 1853) 

1852-53,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1853-54:,— and Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1851-56; 

on leave of absence, 1856-60; and on frontier duty, conducting Recruits to 

New Mexico, I860,— and at Hatch's Rauche, N. M., 1860-61. 

Resigned, May 1-4, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States and was 

ACCIDENTAXLY KiLLED BY HIS OVl^N MeN, 1861. 



1186. .(Bom Va.) LEWIS NEILL (Ap'd Va. ). .20 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 18-13, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Rifles, July 1, 1843. 

Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Dec. 15, 1843. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation 

of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the 

Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— and in the Skii-mish of Medelin, 

(BvT. FiEST Lieut., ^Lah. 25, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

in the Affair at Medelin, Mex. ) 

Mar. 25, 1847, where he was severely wounded, — and as Adjutant, 2d Dragoons, 

July 27, 1846, to Dec. 20, 1847; on Recruiting ser\'ice, 1847; at the Cavalry 

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Dec. 20, 1847) 
School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1848; and on frontier duty on March from 
Ft. Brown to Ft. Croghan, Tex., \aa San Antonio, Tex., 1848-49, — and Ft. 
Croghau, Tex., 1849-50. 

Died, Jan. 13, 1850, at Ft. Croghan, Tex. : Aged 26. 



1187. . (Bom O.) ULYSSES S. GRANT (Ap'd 0.) . .21 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted iu the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1843-44; on frontier duty at 
Natchitoches, La. (Camp Salubrity), 1844-45; in Military Occupation of 

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Sep. 30, 1845) 
Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Bat- 
tle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— 
Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, 
— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr, 17-18, 1847, — Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 
1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 

(BvT. First Lieut., Sep. 8, 1847, fob Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 

1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — Assault and Capture of the 

(Bvt. Caff., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant Conduct at Chapultepec, Mex.) 
City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847, — and as Quartermaster, 4th Infantry, Apr. 1, 
1847, to July 23, 1848; in garrison at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1848-49; as 

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Sep. 16, 1847) 
Quartermaster, 4th Infantry, Sep. 11, 1849, to Sep. 30, 1853; in garrison at 
Detroit, ilich., 1849-50, 1850-51,— Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1851-52,— Ft. 



86 GKADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1843. Class Rank. 

Columbus, N. Y., 1852,— and at Benicia. Cal., 1852; and on frontier duty at 
Columbia Barracks, Oi-., 1852-53,— Ft. Vancouver, Or., 1853,— and Ft. Hum- 

(Captain, 4th Isfantey, Aug. 5, 1853) 
boldt, Cal., 1854. 

Eesigned, Jttly 31, 1854. 

Civil History.— Farmer, near St. Louis, Mo., 1854-59. Real Estate Agent, 
St. Louis, Mo., 1859-60. Merchant, Galena, IlL, 1860-61. 

Military History.— Served dining the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-66: in command of a Company of Illinois Volimteere, Apr. -May, 1861; 
assisting in Organizing and Mustering Volunteei-s into service. May to 
June 17, 1861; on march to Quiucy, 111-, and in guarding the Bbnnibal and 

(Colonel, 21st Illinois Yolvnteers, June 17, 1861) 
St. Joseph Railroad, Mo., June 17 to Aug. 7, 1861; in command of Ironton, 

(Beig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, May 17, 1861) 
Mo., Aug. 717, 1861,— of Jefferson City, Mo., Aug. 17-29, 1861,— and of the 
District of South-western Missouri, hoadquixrters, Cape Girardeau, Mo. , sub- 
sequently extended to embrace Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky, 
headquarters, Cairo, 111., Sep. 1, 1861, to Feb. 17, 1862, being engaged in the 
Seizure of Paducah, Ky., at the mouth of Tennessee River, Sep. 6, 1861.- Ex- 
pedition to, and Combat of Belmont, Mo., Nov. 7, 1861,— and armed Re- 
connoissances into Westeiii Kentucky, making demonstrations upon the 
Rebel defenses at Columbus, Ky., and Ft. Henry, Ten., Jan. 10-22, 1862; in the 
Tennessee Campaign (in command), Feb. -Apr., 1862, being engaged in Oper- 
ations against Ft. Henry, Feb. 2-6, 1862,— Investment and Capture of Ft. 
Donelson, with 14,623 prisoners and much material of war, Feb. 13-16, 1862, 

(Majoe-General, U. S. Volunteers, Feb. 16, 1862, to July 4, 1863) 
—and Battle of Shiloh, Apr. 6-7, 1862; in command of the District of West 
Tennessee, iLir. 5 to Oct. 16, 1862; in the ilississippi Cam^xiign (second in com- 
mand), Apr. to Oct.. 1862, being engaged in the Advance upon, and Siege oi 
Corinth, Apr. 10-May 30, 1862, in immediate comuumd of the Right Wmgantl 
Reserve of Major-General Halleck's Army,— and subsequently to July 18, 1862, 
directed the operations resulting in the Battles of Corinth, Oct 3-4, and of the 
Hatchie, Oct. 5, 1862. and commanded in person at the Battle of luka, Sep. 19, 
1S62; in connnand of theDepiu-tuiuut of the Teuue-ssec, Oct. 16, 1862, to Oct. 16, 
1863; in command of the Army on the Mississippi, in the Vicksburg Campaign, 
Nov. 4, 1862, to July 18, 1863, comprising the dank movement to Oxford, Mis., 
Nov. -Dec. , 1862, from which he was compelled to fall back by Col. Murphy's sui-- 
render Dec. 20, 1862, of his principal depot of supplies at Holly Springs, ~ 
Descent of the Mississippi to Young's Point, Jan., 1863,— .Advance to Bruins- 
burg and flanking Grand Gulf, .Apr., 1863, after fruitjess eftbrts to turn Vicks- 
burg by Willian^s' Canal, Yazoo Pass, Steele's livyou, Lake Providence, &.(.:, 
Feb.-IViiU-., 1863, -Battle of Port Gibson, May 1, 1863,— Battle of Raymond, 
May 12, 1863,— Capture of Jackson, Mi.s., May 14, 1863,- Battle of Cham- 
pion's Hill, May 16, 1863,— Combat of the Big Black, May 17, 1863,— 
Assaults of Vicksbm-g, 'Mixy 19 and 22, 1863, and Siege of the place. 
May 22 till its unconditional surrender, July 4, 1863, with stores and 

(Majoe-Geneeal, U. S. Army, July 4, 1863) 
garrison of 31,500, resulting in the Re-occupation of Jackson, Mis., 
July 16, 1863, and forcing the retreat of General J. E. Johnston's Rebel 
army beyond Brandon, Mis. ; in organizing various Expeditions in the 
department under his command, Jnly-.\ug., 1863; on tour of Inspection from 
Cairo, 111., to Natchez, Mis., Aug. 23 to Sep. 2, 1863; in command of the Mil- 
itary Division of the Mississippi, Oct. 16, 1863, to Mar. 2, 1864, incluchng the 

(Lieut. -Geneeal, U. S. Aemy, Mar. 2, 1864) 
Armies of the Ohio, Cumberland, and Tennessee, being engaged in Defense 



TJ. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 87 



NuMBEK. 1843. Class Rank. 

of and Operations about Chattanooga, Oct. 23 to Nov. 23, 1863,— Battle of 
Chattanooga, Nov. 23-25, 1863, *— Pursuit of the enemy, with hirge captures 
of Prisoners, Nov. 26-27, 1863, — and on tour of Inspection, Jan., 1864; in 
command, as General-in-Chief, of the Armies of the United States, since 
Mar. 17, 1864; in the Richmond Campaign, May 4, 1864, to Apr. 9, 1865, in 
direct command of all the forces in the field, which were engaged in the Battle 
of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864.— Battles about Spottsylvania, May 8-21, 
1864,— Battles of North Anna, May 21-25, 1864,— Battle of Tolopotomy, 
May 28-29, 1864,— Battle of Bethesda Church, May 30, 1864,- Battles of Cold 
Harbor, June 1-13, 1864,— Assaults on Petersburg, June 16-18, 1864,— Military 
Operations about Petersburg, and Siege of the place, June 18, 1864, to Apr. 3, 
1865,— Pursuit of Rebel Army, Apr. 3-9, 1865,— Battle of Sailors' Creek, 
Apr. 6, 1865, —and Capitulation of General Lee, with the Army of Northern 
Virginia, at Appomatox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865; and commanding the Armies of 
the United States, from headquarters at Washington, D. C, since Apr., 1865, 

Ge>-erai^ U. S. Aemt, July 25, 1866) 
and Secretary of War, ad interim, since Aug. 12, 1867. 



1188. (Born N. H.). . . .JOSEPH H. POTTER (Ap'd N. H.). .22 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Ist Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Dcs Moines, lo., 1843-45, — and Jefferson Barracks, 

Mo., 1845; in Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Oct. 21, 1845) 

Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown, May 3-9, 1846, — 

and Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-22, 1846, where he was severely wounded in 

(BvT. First Lieut., Sep. 23, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services in the Battle of Monterey, Mex. ) 

storming the enemy's works; on Recruiting service, 1846-48; in the War vidth 

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Oct. 30, 1847) 
Mexico, 1848; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848; on Recruiting 
service, 1848-50; in gan-ison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1850; on frontier 
duty at Ft. Gibson, L T., 1851-52, 1852-53,— Ft. Smith, Ark., 1853-55; as 
Adjutant, 7th Infantry, Nov. 16, 1853, to Jan. 9, 1856; on frontier duty at 
Ft. Gibson, L T., 1855-56,— Ft. Smith, Ark., 1856,— Ft. Arbuckle, I. T., 

(Captain, 7th Infantry, Jan. 9, 1856) 
1856-57, — and Ft. Smith, Ark., 1858; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 
1858; on frontier duty in Utah Expedition, 1858-60, — March to New Mexico, 
I860,— and Ft. Webster, N. M., 1860; on Court Martial duty at Ft. Bliss, 
Tex., ] 860-61; on frontier duty at Ft. McLane, N. M., 1861; and was captured 
by Texas insurgents at San Augustine Springs, Tex., July 27, 1861, and not 
exchanged till Aug. 27, 1862. 
Served during the RebelUon of the Seceding States, 1862-66: in the Mary- 
(Colonel, 12th N. H. Volunteers, Sep. 27, 1862) 
land Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Oct. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in 
the March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Cam- 

* The thanks of Congress were presented, Dec. 17, 1863, to General Grant, and also a Gold 
Medal, on one side of which was his profile surrounded by a laurel wreath, with his name, the 
year 1863, a:id a galaxy of stars. On the reverse, a Qguro of Faroe, with a trump and a scroll 
bearing the names of his victories, and, above the figure, the motto: " I'roclaira Liberty 
throughout the Land." Resolutions of thanks were also passed by the Legislatures of most of 
the loyal States. 



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NuMBEE. 1843. Class Rank. 

paign (Army of the Potomac), Dec, 1862, to May, 1863, being engaged 

(Majoe, 19th Infantey, July 4, 1863) 
in the Battle of Fredericksburg Dec. 13, 1863, commanding brigade, — and 
(BvT. Lieut. -Coii., Dec. 13, 1863, fob Gallant and ilERrroKious Sebvices 
AT THE Battle of Fbedekicksbueg, Va. ) 
Battle of Chancelloi-sville, Va. , May 2-3, where he was severely wounded, and 
(BvT. Colonel, May 3, 1863, foe Gallant ant) Meritoeious Sebvices 
AT the Battle of Chancelloesvllle, Va. ) 
captiared; as Prisoner of War, May 3 to Oct., 1863, (paroled, May 17, 1863); 
on Special duty, Oct. 18, 1863, to Feb., 1864; as Asst. Provost-Marshal General 
of Ohio, Feb. to Sep., 1864; in command of Brigade, 18th Corps (Ai-my of the 
James), Sep. 16 to Dec. 2, 1864, being in command of the Bermuda Hundred 
Front, during the Attack by the Army on Ft. Harrison, Sep. 29, 1864; in com- 
mand of Brigade of 24th Army Corps, Dec. 2, 1864. to Jan. 16, 1865; as Chief 
of Staff of 24th Army Corps, Jan. 16 to July 10, 1865, being engaged in the 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Aemy, Mab. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 
Mebitobious Sebvices in Campaign, terminating vnia. the 

SUBEENDEB OF THE InSDBGENT AeMY UNDER 

Geneeal R. E. Lee) 
Attack on the Rebel lines at Hatcher's Run, and south of Petersburg, Apr. 2, 
1865, — and Pursuit of the Rebel Ai'my, with several Skirmishes, terminating 

(Beig. -Geneeal, U. S. Volunteeees, May 1, 1865) 
with the Capitulation of General Lee at Appomatox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865; 
awaiting Orders, July 10, 1865, to Jan. 15, 1866; as Superintendent of Regi- 

(MUSTERED OUT OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, JaN. 15, 1866) 

mental Recruiting Service, at Newport BaiTacks, Ky., Feb. 3, 1866, to Jan. 4, 

(Lieut. -CoLON^EL, 30th Infantry, July 28, 1866) 
1867; in command of Regiment ia the Department of the Platte, Jan. 15, 
1867, to 



1189. .(Bom Pa) ROBERT HAZLITT (Ap'd 0.)..23 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

(BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1843) 

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1843^4; on frontier duty at 

Natchitoches (Camp Salubrity), La., 1844, 1844-45; in Militaiy Occupation of 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Nov. 3, 1845) 
Texas, 1845-46; and in the War with M»^xico, 1846, being engaged in the Bat- 
tie of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Pahna, May 9, 1846,— 
and Battle of Monterey, where, in an assault upon the enemy's intrenchments, 
he was 

T?TT.T.T-n Sep. 21, 1846: Aged 25. 



1190. . (Bom N. Y.) EDWIN HOVVTE (Ap'd at Large). .24 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from Sep. 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Inf.vntry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in ganison at Detroit, Mich., 1843-44,— and Ft. Wilkins, Mich., 

1844-45; in Militarj- Occupation of Texas, 1845, on frontier duty at Ft Smith, 

(Second Lieut.. 6th Isfantey, Nov. 7, 1845) 



U. S. MILITAKY ACADEMY. 89 



NuMBEB. 1843. Class Kank. 

Ark., 1816; in the War with Mexico. 184(j -iS, being engaged in the Siege of 
Vera CiTiz, Mar. 9, 1847,--Battlc of Cone Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish 
of Amazoque, May 14, 1847, — Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle 
of Chui-ubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,- Battle of Moliuo del Eey, Sep. 8, 1847,— 
(BvT. FiKST Lieut., Sep. 8, 1847, fou Gallant axd Meritoeious Conduct 
IN the Battle of Molino del Key, Mex. ) 

Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City 
of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Jeffer.son Barracks, Mo., 1848-49; 
and on frontier duty at Ft. Kearnv, Neb., 1849,— and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 
1849-50. 

Died, Mab. 31, 1850, at Ft. Leavekwobth, Kan. : Aged 28. 



1191.. (Bom Va.).... LAFAYETTE B. WOOD (Ap'd Va. ) . . 25 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Leeut., 8th Infante y, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Marion, Fla., 1843^5; in Military Occupation of 

Texas, 1845; on Recruiting senice, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantey, Dec. 31, 1845) 
being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — Battle of Resaca de 
la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of 
(BvT. Fibst Lieut., Sep. 23, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the several Conflicts at Monterey Mex. ) 
Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Cap- 
ture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Chunibusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— 
(Bvt. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gall.\nt and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— Battle of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, 
— and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Aide- 
de-Camp to Bvt. Maj. -General Worth, Aug. 15, 1846, to Mar. 31, 1849; on 
frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., as Ordnance Officer, 1848-50, and as Depot 

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1848) 
Commissary, 1851-53, — and at Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1853; and as Secretary 
of the Board of Commissioners of the Military Asylum at Harrodsbui-g, Ky., 

(Captain, 8th Infantry, July 19, 1858) 
June 4, 1855, to Oct. 19, 1858. 

Died, Oct. 19, 1858, at Washington, D. C, Aged 38. 



1192 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . . CHARLES S. HAMILTON (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 26 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in gan-ison at Buffalo Barracks, N. Y., 1843-45, — and Ft. Wilkins, 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Nov. 17, 1845) 

Mich., 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle 

of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Craz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— 

(FiEST Lieut., 5th Infantry, June 30, 1847) 



90 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1843. Class Bank. 

Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, 
(BvT. Capt., Aug. 20, 18-47, foe Gallant and Mekitobious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Conteeea-s antd Chububusco, jVIex. ) 
— and Battle of Molino del Key, Sep. 8, 1847, where he was severely wounded; 
as Quartermaster, 5th Infantry, Mar. 1 to Sep. 18, 1848; in garrison at East 
Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on Recruiting service, 1848-50; and on frontier duty 
at Ft. Towson, L T., 1850-51,— March to Texas, 1851,— and Ft. Belknap, 
Tex., 1851-52. 

Resigned, Apb. 30, 1853. 

Civil BKstory. — Farmer and Flour Manufacturer, Fond-du-Lac, Wis., 
1853-Gl. President of Fond-du-Lac County Agricultural Society, 1854. 

Military History. — Served during the RebeUion of the Seceding States, 
1861-63: in Operations on the Upper Potomac and in the Shenandoah Valley, 

(Colonel, 3d Wisconsin Volunteees, May 11, 1861) 
Va., July, 1861, to Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, (Army 

(Beig. -General, U. S. Volunteees, Mat 17, 1861) 
of the Potomac), Mar.-May, 1862, bnng engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, 
Apr. 5-May4, 1862; in the Mississippi Campaign, June-Aug. 1862, being en- 
gaged in the Battle of luka, Sep. 19, 1862, —and Battle of Corinth, Oct. 3- 4, 

(M.uor-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Sep. 19, 1862) 
1862; and in command of the District of Corinth, and left wing of the Army 
of the Tennessee, in General Grant's flank movement to Oxford, Mis., Oct, 
1862, to Jan 1863,— and of the 16th Ajmy Corps and District of West Tennes- 
see, Jan. to Apr., 1863. 

Resigned, Ape. 13, 1863. 

Civil History. — Manufacturer of Colza oil, for U. S. Lighthouses, at Fond- 
du-Lac, Wis., since 1863, — Regent of Wisconsin State University since 1863- 



1193.(BomN. Y.) .WILLIAM K. VAN BOKKELEN.(Ap'd N. Y.).27 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militi\ry Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Inf.vntry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Pike, La., 1843,— Ft. Morgan, Ala., 1843,— Pen- 

sacola harbor, Fla., 1843-44, —Baton Rouge, La., 1844-45, Ft. Pickens, Fla., 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantet, Nov. 26, 1845) 
1845; in Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846; 

(Tr.vnsfeebed to 7th Infantey, June 27, 1846) 
on Recruiting service, 1846-47; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, being en- 
gaged in the Battle of Contrems, Aug. 19-20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, 
(BvT. FiBST Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
IN the Battles of Conteeras and Chububusco, Mex. ) 
Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino delRey, Sep. 8, 1847,— and Operations before, 
and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Quartermaster. 7th 
Infantry, Jan. 17, 1848, to Sep. 10, 1850; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks. 
Mo., 1848-49; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; 
in garrison at Jefterson Barracks, Mo., 1850, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. ,1850,- - 

(Fiest Lieut., 7th Infantey, July 16, 1850, to Jan. 2, 1858) 
and Jeflferson Barracks, Mo., 1850-51; on frontier duty at Ft. Washita, L T., 



MILITARY ACADEMY. 91 



Number. 1843. Cxass Eank. 

1851-52; on Kecruiting service, 1852-53; and on Qimrtermaster duty, in the 

(CaPTAIX StATP ASST. QUAKTEKMASTEK, JtXIvY 28, 1853) 

Quartermastei-General's office Washington; D. C, 1853, — Tampa Bay, Fla., 
1853-54.— Texas, 1854r-57,— Florida HostiUties, 1857-58,— and Ft. Union, 
N. M., 1858-61. 

Cashieeed, May 8, 1861, fok I^Iisapplication of $225 of Public Funds. 

Civil History. — Unknown. 



1194 (Bom N. Y.) . .A. ST. AMAND CROZBT * . ( Ap'd at Large.). .28 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1813, when he was gradtmted and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantkv. July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at New Orleans Barracks, La., 1843^-4; in command of 

escort to Paymaster, 1844; in gamson at New Orleans Barracks, La., 1844-45, 

— and Pass Christian, Mis., 1845; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; 

(Second Lieut., 8tu Inf.vntry, Dec. 31, 1845) 
in the "War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, 
May 8, 1846, — and Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846; on Recruiting 
service, 1847-48; in the War with Mexico, 18-18; in garrison at Jefferson Bar- 

(Fikst Lieut., 8tU Infantry, Jan. 27, 1848) 
racks. Mo., 1848; on frontier duty at Fredericksburg, Tex., 1849, — and Austin, 
Tex., 18-19; as Quai-termaster 8th Infantrj-, July 9, 1849, to July 4, 1852,— at 
San Antonio, Tex., 1849-51,— Ft. Martin Scott, Tex., 1851-52,— and Camp 
Johnston, Tex., 1852; on Recruiting service, 1852-54; and on sick leave of 
absence, 1854-55. 

Deed, Apr. 23, 1855, at CiNdN-NATi, O. : Aged 33. 



1195. . (Bom Me.) CHARLES E. JARVIS (Ap'd Me.) . .29 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in gamson at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 184^4A; on frontier duty at 

Ft. Jesup (Camp Wilkins), La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 

1845; in garrison at New Orleans, La., 18^46, — and Ft. CJolumbus, N. Y., 1846; in 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 11, 1846) 
the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, 
Mar. 9 29, 18-47,- Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, where he was 
wounded in storming the enemy's intrenched heights, —Skirmish of Oka Laka, 
Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. li>-20, 1*17,— Battle of Chm-ubusco, 
(Bat. Fir.st Lieut., Auo. 20, 18-17, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Oontrekas and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
Aug. 20, 1847— Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— and Assault and Cap- 
ture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in gai-rison at Ft. Hamilton, 

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Jan. 12, 1848) 
"S, Y., 1848; on voyage to CaUfomia, 1848-49; and on frontier duty at San 
Diego, Cal., 1849. 

Died, June 8, 1849, at Sonoma, Cal. : Aged 28. 
* Was named Aifred CiiozKr when be was graduated. Son of Professor Claude Crozbt 



92 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 18-43. Class Rank. 

1196 . (Bom NY.)... FREDERICK STEELE (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 30 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 18i3, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut.. 2d Infastky. July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Buffalo Barracks, N. Y., 1843-45, — Ft Mackinac, 

Mich., 1845-47; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Skir- 

(^Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 15, 1846) 

mish of Oka Laka. Aug. 16, 1847.— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— 

(BvT. First Lieut., Aug. 20. 1847. for Gallant and Meritobious 

Conduct in the Battle of Contreras, Mex. ) 

Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Rev. Sep. 8, 1847,— 

and Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847; in garrison at Ft Hamilton, N. Y., 

(Bvt. Captain, Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and ilERiTORious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 

164:S; on voyage to California, 1848-49; on frontier duty at Port Stockton, 

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, June 6, 1848) 
CaL, 1849,— Camp Stiinislaus. Cal., 1849.— and Benicia, Cal.. 1849: as Adju- 
tant 2d Infantry, Sep. 6, 1849, to Feb. 5, 1855— at Benicia, Cal., 1849-50,-- 
Monterey, CaL, 1850,— Benicia, CaL, 1850-52,— Ft Yuma, CaL, 1852,— Benicia, 
CaL, 1852-53, — and Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1853-55; and on frontier duty at 

(Captain, '2d Infantry, Feb. 5, 1855) 
Ft Ridgely. Min., 1855-56. —Ft. Randall. Dak., 1856-57,— Ft Ridgelv, Min., 
1857-58,— Winnebago Agency, 1858-59,— Long Prairie, 1859,— Ft Ridgely, 
Min., 1859,— Ft Kearny, Neb., 1859,— conducting Recniits to St Paul, Min.. 
I860,— Ft Kearny, Neb., 1860-61,— and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1861. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Military 
(Major, 11th Infantry, iL\Y 14, 1861) 
Operations in Missouri, commanding Brigade, June 11. 1861, to Apr., 1862, 
being engaged in the Action of Dug Spring, Aug. 2, 1861, — Battle of 
Wilson's Creek, Aug. 10, 1861,— Retreat to Rolk, Aug. 10-17, 1861.— 

(Colonel, 8th Iowa Volunteers, Sep. 23, 1861) 
at Benton Barracks, Sep. -Oct, 1861,— Quincy, Oct -Nov., 1861,— Sedalia, 
Nov., 1861-Feb., 1863, —and in command of South-eastern District ofMis- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volu.vteers, Jan. 29, 1862) 
souri, Feb. -Apr., 1862; in command of 1st Division, Ajmy of the South- 
west, May-Nov., 1862, being engaged in General Curtis' movement from 
Batesville to Helena, Ark., ilay-July, 1862,— Action of Round Hill. July 7, 
1862, — Occupation of Helena, Ark., July-Ajig., 1862, — and in shipping 
stores at Pilot Knob Mo., Sep. 1862; in command of District of East- 
ern Arkansas, Nov. -Dec, 1862; in command of Di^^Bion, 13th Army Corps, 

(Major-Gener.vl, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
on the Expedition to the Yazoo, Dec, 1862, being engaged in the Assault of 
ChixJiafiaw Bluffs, Dec. 27-29, 1862,— and to Arfcxnsjis Post, which was cap- 
tuied, Jan. 11, 1863; in command of Division, 15th Army Corps, in the Vicks- 
burg Camjmign, Jan. -.July, 1863, being engaged in the Operations at Young's 
Point and Advance to Grand Gulf, Jan. -May, 1863, — .Attack of Jackson, Mis., 
liliiy 14, 1863,— Siege of Vicksburg, May, 22-July4, 1863,— and Re-occupation of 
(Bvt. Colonel, July 4, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services in 

the C.4.MP.AIGN, RESULTING IN THE CAPTURE OF ViCKSBURG, MiS. ) 

Jackson, July 16, 1863; in comm;\ud of the Army of .^jkansas, July, 1863, to 
Jan. 6, 1864, being engi\gcd in the Capture of Little Rock, Sep. 10, 1863; in 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 3d Infantry, .\ug. 26, 1863) 
command of the Department of Arkansas, Jan. 6, to Nov. 29, 1864, being en- 
gaged in the Exoedition to Camden, Mar. -Apr., 1864, participating in several 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 93 



NxjMBEK. IS'tS* Class Eank. 



actions, — and Battle of Jenkin's Fern-, Apr. 30, 1864; in command of column 
in Mobile Cnmpaign, Jan. -Apr., 1865, being engaged in organizing his forces 
at Kennen-ille, La., Jan. 8-24, 1865, — Morvement to Pensacola, Jan. 34 to 
Feb. 28, 18C5, —March to Mobile Bay, Mi\r. 20 to Apr. 2, 1865,— Siege of 
(BvT. Brig -General, U. S. Ait-MT, Mar. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 
Meritobious Services in the Capture of Little Hock, Ark. ) 

Blakely, Apr. 2, when in^"ested, to Apr. 9, 1865, when carried by storm, — 
Capture of Mobile, Apr. 12,1865, — and movement to Montgomery, Apr., 1865; 
(BvT. ]VL\j.-GENER.iL, U. S. Army, ]\Lar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services lhtring the Rebellion) 
in command of the foi-ces on the Eiist side of Mobile Bay, May, 1865, — on the 
Rio Grande, June 9 to July 20, 1865, — and of Western District of Texas, July 20 
to Oct. 7, 1865; on leave of absence, Oct 7 to Dec. 21, 1865; and in command 
of the Department of Columbia, Dec. 21, 1865, to 

Colonel, 20th Infantry. July 28, 1866. 



1197. (Bora Vt.) HENHY R. SELDEN (Ap'd Vt.). .31 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Llilitary Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1813, when he w\s graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft.. Snelling, Min., 1843-46; in the War with Mexico, 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Mar. 25, 1846) 

1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— and 

Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 

(First Lieut., 5™ Infantry, Sep. 8, 1847) 
1848; on frontier dutv at Ft. Washita, L T., 1848-50, 1851; as Aide-de-Camp 
to Bvt. Brig. -General Belknap, May 20 to Oct. 10, 1851,— and Ft. Belknap, 
Tex., 1851-52; on Recruiting service, 1852-54: on frontier duty at Ft. Mcin- 
tosh, Tex., 1854 55, — as Adjutant 5th Infantry, May 1 to Oct. 18, 1855, — 

(Capt.un, 5th Infantry, Oct. 18, 1855) 
Ringgold Barracks, Tex.. 1855, — and Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1855-56; in Florida 
Hostihties against the Seminole Indians, 1856-57; in garrison at Jefferson 
Barracks, Mo., 1857; and on frontier duty on Utah Expedition, 1857-60, — on 
March to New Mexico, I860,— at Ft. Defiance, N. M., I860,— Ft. Fauntleroy, 
N. M., I860,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1860-61,— Navajo Expedition, 1861,— and 
Ft. Fauntleroy, N. M., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-65: in Defense of 
Ft. Craig. N. M., Aug. 14, 1861, to Jan. 31, 1862; in command of Regiment in 
Oi>erations in New Mexico, Jan. 31 to Sep. 23, 1863, being engaged in the 
Combat of Valverde, N. M., Feb. 21, 1862,— Action of Pigeon's Ranch, 
Mar. 28, 1862,— Action of Peralta, Apr. 14, 1862,— at Ft. Craig, N. M., 
Mar. 1-31, 1862,— Scouting, Mar. 31 to May, 1862,— Ft. Craig, N. M., May to 
Aug. 14, 1862,— Belen, N. M., Aug. 31 to Sep. 29, 1862,— and Ft. Marcy, 

(Major, 13th Infantry, July 1, 1863) 
N. M., 1862, to Sep. 23, 1863; as Superintendent of Recruiting Service and 
Disbursing Officer at Santa Fe, N. M., Sep., 1863, to Apr. 25, 1864; and in 

(Colonel, 1st New Mexico Volunteers, Ape. 25, 1864) 
Operations in New Mexico, Apr. 25, 1864, to Feb. 2, 1865. 

Died, Feb. 2, 1865, at Ft. Union, N. M. : Aged 44. 



94 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1843. Class Bank. 

1198. (Bom Me.) RUFUS INGALLS (Ap'd Me.). .32 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Rifles, July 1, 1843. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1843-45, — and Ft. Leavenworth. 
(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Mar. 17, 1845) 
Kan., 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Skirm- 
ish of Embudo, Jan. 29, 1847,— and Assault of Pueblo de Taos, Feb. 4, 1847; 
(BvT. First Lieut., Feb. 4, 1847, for G.u:.lant and Meritorious 
Conduct in the Conflicts at Embudo and Taos, N. M. ) 
on Recruiting service, 1847-48 ; and on Quartermaster duty, with troops on voy- 

(FiRST Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Feb. 16, 1847, to Oct. 22, 1854) 
age to California, 1848,— at Monterey, Cal., 1848-49,— Los Angelos, Cal., 1849,— 

(Capt. Staff— Asst. Quartermaster, Jan. 12, 1848) 
Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1849-52,— Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1853,— Washington, D. C, 
1853-54,— on Colonel Steptoe's Expedition across the Continent, via Ft. Leav- 
enworth, Kan., and Salt Lake, Utah, to San Francisco, Cal., 1854-55, — Wa.sh- 
ington, D. C, 1855-56, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1856-60, being on Commis- 
sions, 1857-58, to examine War Debt of Oregon and Washington Territory, — 
and at Washington, D. C, 1860-61. 

Served dm-ing the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
fense of Ft. Pickens, Fla., Apr. 20- July 15, 1861; as Chief Quai'termaster of the 

(Lieut. -Col. Staff — Additional Aide-de-Camp, Sep. 28, 1861) 
forces occupying the Defenses of Washington, D. C, south of the Potomac, 
July 28, 1861, to Feb. 28, 1862; at Annapolis, Md., and Alexandria, Va., receiv- 
(Major Staff — Quartermaster, Jan. 12, 1862, for Fourteen Years' 
Continuous Service as Captain) 
ing transports and superintending embarkation of the Army of the Potomac 
to the Virginia Peninsula, Mar. 1-Apr. 2, 1862; at Ft. Monroe and Cheese- 
man's Creek, Va., Apr. 2-May 4, 1862; at Yorktown and White House, Va., 
May 4-Jvme 28, 18G2, in charge of Army Depots; in transferring public stores, 
via York and James River, to Harrison's Landing, after General McClellan's 
" change of base,' June 28-Jiily 1, 1862 ; as Chief Quartermaster of the Army 
of the Potomac, July 10, 1862, to June 16, 1864 ; in the evacuation of the Vir- 
ginia Peninsula, Aug. 16-31, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the 
Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, being present at the Battle of South Mountain, 
Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and on March to Falmouth, 
Va., Oct. 31-Nov. 13, 1862; in Organizing and Superintending Depot at Aquia 
Creek and BeUe Plain, Va., Nov. 20, 1862, to June 14, 1863; in the Rappahan- 
nock Campaign (Army of the Potomac\ Dec, 1862, to June, 1863, being pres- 
ent at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 13, 1862, — and Battle of Chan- 
cellorsville. May 2-4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Poto- 

( Brio. -General, U. S. Volunteers, May 23, 1863) 
mac), June-July, 1863, being present at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 
1863, — and in Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863; in the Rap- 
idan Campaign (Ai-my of the Potomac), Oct. -Dec, 1863, in the retrograde 
movement to Centreville, Va. , and advance to Culpepper, Va., Oct. 11, 1863, 
— and Mine Run Operations, Nov. 26-Dec. 3, 1863; in Organizing and Super- 
intending Supply Depots on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, Dec. 4, 1863- 
May4, 1864; as Chief Quartermaster of the Armies operating against Rich- 
mond, Va., June 16, 1864, to May 9, 1865; in the Campaign of 1864-65, against 
Richmond, being present at the Battle of the Wilderness. May 5-6, 1864, — Bat- 
tles around Spottsylvania, May 9-20, 1864, —Battles of Cold Harbor, June 3-5, 
1864, — Siege of Petersburg and Richmond, June 18, 1864^Apr. 2, 1865, — and 
(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Bvt. Col., and Bvt. Brig. -Gener.al, U. S. Army, 
July 6, 1864, for Meritorious and Distinguished Services 
DURING the Rebellion) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. ' 95 



NuMBEE. 1S43. Class E.akk. 

Establishing and Superintending the great Army Depot at City Point, Va., 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, and U. S. Army, Mae. 13, 
1865, FOB Faithful and Meritorious Services during 
THE Rebellion) 
Jan. 16, 1864, to May 9, 1865; and at the Headquarters of the Army, Wash- 
ington, D. C, June 15, 1865, to May 4, 1866; on Special Inspection duty 
across the continent to Oregon, May 4 to Dec. 14, 1866; in waiting orders, 
(Lieut. -Col. Staff — Dep. Quaetermaster-Gen., July 28, 1866) 
(Col. Staff — Asst. Quartermastee-Gen. , July 29, 1866) 
(Mustered out of Volunteee SER\^CE, Sep. 1, 1866) 
Dec. 14, 1866, to Mar. 31, 1867; as Chief Quartermaster at New York City, 
Apr. 1, 1867, to 



1199 . . (Born Mo. ) FREDERICK T. DENT ( Ap'd Mo. ) . . 33 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Anny to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, I. T., 1843-46; in garrison at Baton 

Bouge, La., 1846-47; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Ma.b. 30, 1846) 
Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Capture of Sau Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— 
Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— and Battle of Molino del Bey, Sep. 8, 
(Bvt. First Lieut, Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
1847, where he was severely wounded; in garrison at Baton Eouge, La., 1848; 
(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 8, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitorious Conduct 
IN the Battle of Molino del Bey, Mex. ) 
(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Sep. 11, 1847) 
on Pacific Railroad Survey, 1849; on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 
1849-50,— Emigrating Seminole Indians, 1850 51, -Ft. Gibson, L T., 1851,— 
March to Texas, 1851,— Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1851,— Clear Fork of the Brasoa 
River, Tex., 1851-52, 1853,— and Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1853-54; on Recruit- 
ing service, 1854^55; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1855; on frontier duty 

(Captain, 9th Infantry, Mae. 3, 1855) 
at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1856, — Scouting, 1856, being engaged in a Skirmish 
on Cedar River,— Yakima Expedition, 1856,— Ft. Dalles, Or., 1856-57,— 
Ft. Hoskins, Or., 1857,— Ft. Dalles, Or., 1857, -and Ft. Walla WaUa, Wash., 
1857-58; on Spokane Expedition, Wash., being engaged in the Combat of 
Four Lakes, Sep. 1, 1858,— Combat on Spokane Plain, Sep. 5, 1858, — and 
Skirmish on Spokane River, Sep. 8, 1858; and on frontier duty at Ft. Walla 
Walla, Wash., 1858-60,— Expedition to Snake River, Or., to rescue the sur- 
vivors of the Massacre at Salmon Fall, I860,— Ft. Hoskins, Or., 1861,— and 

(Major, 4th Infantry, Mar. 9, 1863) 
San Francisco, CaL, 1861-63. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1863-66: in command 
of Regiment in the Army of the Potomac, Aug. 12 to Sep. 8, 1863,— and in New 
York city to suppress anticipated riots, Sep. 10, 1863, to Jan. 17, 1864; as 
Member of Mihtary Commission for the trial of State Prisoners, Jan. 17 to 
Mar. 29, 1864; on the Staff of Lieut. -General Grant, General-in-Chief, Mar. 29, 
(Lteut.-Col. Staff — Axde-de-Camp to the Geneeal-in-Chief, 
Mae. 29, 1864) 



96 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEK. 1843. Class Kaxk. 

1864, to Apr. 19, 1865, being present in the Battles and Military Operations of 

(BvT. Colonel, Feb. 2-4, 1865, fob Faithful and Meeitoeious Seetice) 

the Richmond Campaign, 1864:-65; as Military Commander of the City of 

(BvT. Beig. -General, U. S. Aemy, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 

Meeitoeious Services in the Field dueing the Eebellion) 

Eichmond, Va., Apr. 19 to May 27, 1865,— and of the gan-ison of Washington, 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteees, Apr. 5, 1865) 
D. C, Aug. 26, 1865, to Apr. 10, 1866; and on the Staff of the General-in- 

(MUSTERED OUT OF VOLUNTEER SeEVICE, ApE. 30, 1866) 

(Lieut. -CoL. Staff — Aide-de-Camp to the General-in-Chief, 
May 3, 1866) 
Chief, at Washington, D. C. , since May 3, 1866. 

Col. 8taff — Aide-de-Camp to the General-in-Chief, July 25, 1866. 
Transferred to 14th Infantry, Aug. 21, 1866. 



1200. .(Bom Ky.) JOHN C. McFERRAN (Ap'd Ky.). .34 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militarj' Academy from Jnly 1, 
1838, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1843. 
Served: in garrison at Jefferson BaiTacks, Mo., 1843-44, — and Newport Bar- 
racks, Ky., 1844; on frontier duty at Ft Jesup (Camp Wilkins), 1844-45; in 
Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being 

(Second Lieut., 7th INFA^-TEY, Apr. 19, 1846) 
engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — and Battle of Kesaca de 
la Palma, May 9, 1846; as Assistant to the Superintendent of Western Kecruit- 

(Transferred to 3d Infantry, June 27, 1846) 
ing Service, 1847; on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 1848-49, — March to 

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Oct. 22, 1847, to Dec. 31, 1856) 
San Ehzario, Tex., 1849,— San Ehzario, Tex., 1849-50,— Santa F^, N. M., as 
Chief Commissary of the Department of New Mexico, Nov. 1, 1850, to Sep. 1, 
1851, — Ft. Union, N. M., 1851-52, being Acting Asst. Adjutant-General, De- 
partment of New Mexico, Oct. 9, 1851, to Aug. 1, 1852,— and as Quartermas- 
ter, 3d Infantry, May 1, 1852, to Oct. 20, 1855; at Ft. FiUmore, N. M., and 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Aug. 20, 1855) 
on Quartermaster duty in New Mexico, 1855-58, — Washington, D. C. 1859, — 
White Cloud, Kan., establishing Depot, 1859, — Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 
superintending repairs, 1859-60, — taking Cavalry horses and Pubhc Funds to 
New Mexico, I860,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1860-61,— and at Ft. Union, N. M., 
building Depot and Post, 1861-62. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862-66: as Chief Quar- 
termaster of the Department of New Mexico, headquarters Santa Fe, Sep. 1, 

(Major St.aff— Quartermaster, Nov. 30, 1863) 
1862, to July 24, 1865, being engaged in the Action of Peralta, N. M., 
Apr. 15, 1862, — and as Chief of Staff to Brig. -General Carleton, commanding 

(CoL. Staff, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 2, 1864, to June 9, 1865) 
Department, Dec, 1864, to July, 1865; and as Quartermaster at Washington, 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Beig. -General, U. S. Army, 
Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious Services 
during the rebellion. 
(Lieut. -Col. Staff — Dep. Quaetebmastee-Gen., July 29, 1866) 
D. C, 1865, to , being in charge of the 8th Divi3ion,in the Quar- 

termaster-General's office, since Apr., 1867. 



S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 97 



Number. 1843. Class Eaxk. 

1201. .(Born Md.) HENRY M. JUDAH (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 35 

Military History- —Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1813, when he was graduated aud promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Marion, Fla., 1843,— and Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1813-45; 

in Mihtaiy Occupation of Texas, 1845-46: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, 

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Apr. 19, 1846) 
being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846.— Battle of Eesaca de 
laPalma. May 6, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera 
Cruz. Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Capture of 
San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of 
Molino del Key,' Sep. 8, 1847,— Battle of Chapirltepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— aud 
(BvT. First Lieut., Sep. 8, 1847, for G.^llant and Meritorious 

Conduct in the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 

(BvT. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for G.allant and Meritorious Conduct 

in the Battle of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 

Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garason at 

(^ First Lieut., 4th Inf.\ntry, Sep. 26, 1847) 
East Pascagoula., Mis., 1848,— Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1849-50,— and Plattsburg 
Barracks, N. Y.. 1850-52; and on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1853, 
—Ft. Jones, Cal, 1853-54,— Ft. Humboldt, Cal., 1854-55,— Ft. Jones, Cal., 

(Captain, 4th Infantry, Sep. 29, 1853) 
1855,— Scouting, 1855,— Ft. Jones, Cal., 1855,— Scouting, 1855, — Ft. Jones, 
Cal, 1855-56,— Scouting, 1856,— Ft. Jones, Cal., 1856-57, 1857-58,— March to 
Oregon, 1858,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1858-59, — Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 
1859-60,— and Ft. Yuma, Cal, 1860, 1860-61. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
(CoLONEL, 4th California Volunteers, Sep. 6, 1861) 
fenses of Washington, D. C, Dec. 19, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; as Acting In- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mae. 21, 1862) 
spector-General of the Army of the Tennessee, Apr. 12 to June 16, 1862, — and, 
in command of Division, May, 1862, being engaged in the Advance upon and: 
Siege of Corinth, Apr. 12 to May 30, 1862; on sick leave of absence, June 16, 

(Major, 4th Infantry, June 30, 1862) 
to Aug. 23, 1862; in command of Camp Dennison. O., Aug. 23 to Sep. 5, 1862, 
— of Covington, Ky., Sep. 5-8, 1862, — and Advanced Brigade, Sep. 15-20, 
1862; as Acting Inspector-General of the Army of the Ohio, Oct. 10, 1862, 
to Feb. 25, 1863; in command of the District of Western Kentucky, Feb. 25 
to Mar. 1, 1863,— of the forces at Bowling Green and Russellville, Ky., Mar. 1 
to May, 1863,— and of 3d Division of 23d Army Corps, May-Aug., 1863; on 
Court^Martial dutj', Nov., 1863, to Jan. 20, 1864;" in command of 2d Division 
of 23d. Ai-my Corps, Jan. 20 to May 18, 1864; on sick 'leave of absence. 
May 18 to Sep. 14, 1864; on Court-Martial duty at Louisville, Ky., Sep. 14, 
1864, to Jan. 20, 1865; in command of 1st Brigade, 2d Separate Division, 
Department of the Cumberland, May 17 to Aug. 24, 1865; and in garrison at 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 24, 1865) 
Ft. Wood, N. Y., Sep. 5 to Oct. 31, 1865,— and Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., 
Oct. 31, 1865, to Jan. 14, 1866. 

Died, Jan. 14, 1866, at Plattsbubg, N. Y, : Aged 45. 
7 



98 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1843. Class Rank. 

1202. .(Bom N. Y.) NORMAN ELTING (Ap'd N. Y.). .36 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1839, to July 1, 18J:3, when he was graduated, and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Gth Infantry, July 1, 18i3. 
Served on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, I. T., 1843-45,— and Ft. Washita, 
(Second Lleut., 4th Infantry, May 9, 1846.) 
I. T., 1845-46. 

Resigned, Oct. 29, 1846. 

Civil History. — School Teacher in St. Louis County, Mo., 1847-49, — in 
Ulster County, N. Y., 1849-50,— at Port Ewen, 1853-56,— and in Litchfield 
County, Ct, 1862-63. Employed by the Pennsylvania Coal Company in va- 
rious capacities, 1853-56, and 1858-61. Farmer, Ulster County N. Y., 1850-52, 
—and in Litchfield County, Ct, since 1863. 



1203, .(Bom Ten.) CAVE J. COUTS (Ap'd Ten.). .37 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. ililitary Academy from July 1, 

1838, to July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Rifles, July 1, 1843. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1844-45, 1845,— conducting re- 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Mar. 31, 1845) 

emits to Ft. Washita, L T., 1845,— Ft. Gibson, L T., 1845,— Evansville, Ark., 

1845-46,— and Ft. Gibson, L T., 1846-47 r in the War with Mexico, 1848; and 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Feb. 16, 1847) 
on frontier duty at Los Angelos, Cal, 1848-49,— San Diego, Cal., 1849,— Expe- 
dition to Gila River, 1849,— San Diego, Cal., 1849-50. —and San Louis Rey, 
Cal, 1850-51. 

Resigned, Oct. 9, 1851. 

Civil History.— Ranchero, San Diego, Cal., since, 1851. Lieut. -Colonel, 
California Militia, since 1852. 



1204 . . (Bom N. H. ) . . CHARLES G. MERCHANT * . (Ap'd at Large) . 38 

Military History. -Cadet at the U. S. Militixry Academy from Sep. 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1843, when ho was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1843. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Marion, Fla., 1843,— and Key West, Fla., 1843-45; 

in Militory Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War vsnth Mexico, 1846-48, 

(Second Lieut., 8th Inf.antry, May 9, 1846) 

being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, Mav 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de 

la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep, 21-23. 1846, Siege of Vera 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1857,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, -Capture of 

San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle 

of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— 

(Bvt. First Lieut., Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

AT the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 

(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gall.ant and MERiroBious Conduct 

AT THE IJaTTLE OF ChAPULTEPEC, MeX. ) 

and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; on fron- 
(FiRST Lieut., 8th Infantry, Aug 2, 1848) 

« SOQ of Bvt. Brig. -General Coasles MmcnAXT, U. S. Army. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 99 



-"^'^^^^r- 1843-44. Class Rank. 



tier duty, on the ilarch tlaronp;h Texas to Fr. luge, 18^9-50, being euga'-red in 
a Skirmish with Caiuanche Indians, near Leoua, Tex.. May IS, 1850, where he 
was severely wounded; on Recruiting service, 185U-52; on sick leave of ab- 
sence. 1852-55; and as Secretary and Treasiu-er of the Military Asylum at East 
Pascagoula, Mis., Apr. 27 to Se}). 4, 1855. 

Deed, Sep. 4, 1855, at East Pascagoula, Mis. : Aged 34. 



1205 . ( Born Pa. ) . . . GEORGE C. McCLELLAJSTD (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 39 

Military History. —Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1838. to .July 1, 1843, when he was graduated and promoted lu the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Inf.vxtry, July 1, 1843. 
Served: on frontier duty at B't. Leavenworth, Kau., 1843-45.— and Ft. Jesup 
(Camp Wilkins), La., 1845; and in Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46. 
Resigned, Apr. 30, 184G. 
Served in the "War with Mexico, 1847. as a private and corporal in 1st Penn- 
sylvania Volunteers, at the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— and Skir- 
mi.sh at Santa Fe, near Vera Cruz, Mar. 25, 1847. 
Reappointed in the iJuited States Army, with the rank of 

Second Lieut., 11th Infantry, ,ipR. 9, 1847. 
Served: on Recruiting service, 1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847, being 
engaged in the Defense of Puebla, Sep. 13-30, 1847; and in arrest Sep. 30 to 
Oct. 13, 1847. 

Cashiered, Oct. 13, 1847, 

for " conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman," and for "drunkenness 
on duty." 

Civil History.— Merchant, Venango, County, Pa., 1848-57; and Farmer 
since 1857. Major Staff— Brigade Inspector, Pennsylvania Militia, 1849-59. 



CLASS OF 1844. 



1206 



(BomCt.) WILLIAM G. PECK (Ap'dCt.)..! 

iQ^?^^^ History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1844. 
Served: as Asst. Top. Engineer on Sni-vev for the Military Defenses of 
Portsmouth harbor, X. H., 1844-45,— and in Fremont's third Explorin^^ Expe- 
dition through the Rocky Mountains. 1845; at the Military Academy as Asst. 
Professor of Natural ;m<l Experimental Philosophy, Feb. 25 to June 5 1846- in 
«ie War with Mexico, 1846-47, attached to the "Army of the West" under 
Bng.-General Kearny; and at the Military Academy, 1847-55, as Asst. Pro- 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, May 31, 1848) 
feasor of Mathematics, Sep. 3, 1847, to Sep. 1, 1851,— and Principal Asst. Pro- 

(First Lieut., Top. Engineer.s, Mae. 3, 1853) 
fessor of Mathematics, Sep. 1, 1851, to Sep. 4, 1855. 
Resigned, Oct. 2, 1855. 

^^Y^^,^^^o^-'E'^&G^('' Professor of Mathematics and Engineering, Ken- 
yon College. 0.. 1855: declined. Professor of Physics and Civil Engineering, 
University of Michigan, Sep. 15, 1855, to July 1, 1857. Adjunct Professor of 



100 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 184-4. Class Eaxk. 



University of Michigan, Sep. 15, 1855, to July ], 1857. Adjunct Pro- 
fessor of Mathematics, Columbia College. N. Y., July 1, 1857, to July 1, 1859; 
and Professor of Mathematics since July 1. 1859. and of Astronomy, since 
Jan. 10, 1861. Degree of M. A. conferred by Trinity College, Ct., 1853,— and 
of LL. D.. 1863. Author of "Mathematical Dictionary and Encyclopedia of 
Mathematics," 1855,--of "Elements of Mechanics," 1859, — and of Pojjular 
Physics, translated from the French of Ganot, 1859. Eesidence, New 
York city. 



1207 . . (Bom N. Y ) . . JOSEPH H. WHITTLESEY (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 2 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1810, to July 1, 181:4:, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Byt. Second Lieut., '2d Dkagooks, JriiT 1, 1844. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1844-45; in Military Occupation 

(Second LiEt'T.. 1st De.\goons, Sep. 18, 1845) 

of Texas, 1845-46; on frontier duty at Ft. Scott, Kan., 1846: in the War with 

Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 2-2-23, 

(BvT. FxEST Lieut., Feb. 23, 1847, fob Gaix.ant and Meritobious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Buexa Vista, Mex. ) 

(First Lieut., 1st Dr.agoons, Oct. 18, 1847) 
1847; on frontier duty at Santa F^, N. M., 1848,— Taos, N. M., 1848,— Scout- 
ing, 1849, being engaged against Utah and Apache Indians in the Skirmish at 
El Cerro del 011a, N. M., Mar. 13. 1849,— Taos, N. M., 1849,— Scouting, 
1849-50, against Apache Indians, — Ravado. N. M., 1850-51, — AdjuUmt, 1st 
Dragoons, Sep. 30, 1851, to Oct. 22. 1854,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1851,— Ft. Leav- 
enworth, Kan., 1852-54, — and Ft. Union, X. M., 1854-55, 1856; on sick leave 

(Capt.un, 1st Dragoons, Oct. 22, 1854) 
of absence, 1856-58; on Kecruiting ser^^ce, 1858; on sick leave of absence, 
1858-60; at the Cavalrj- School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1860; and on frou- 

(Majoe, 5th Cav.\lry, Nov. 12, 1861) 
tier duty at Ft. Dalles, Or., and Scouting against hostile Indians, 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862-66: in command 
of Regiment in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. , Jan. 14 to Mar. 10, 1862; 
in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Ai-my of the Potomac), commanding 
Regiment, Mai*. 10 to May 21, 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, 
Va., Apr. 5-May 4, 1862,— and Battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 1862; on leave 
of absence, May 21-25, 1862, when he was captured at Winchester, Va., and 
held as Prisoner of War till Sep. 30, 1862; in organizing Volunteer Cav- 
alry, at Harrisburg, Pa., Oct., 1862, to Feb. 21, 1863,— and at Concord, N. H., 
Feb. 24, 1863, to Feb. 1865; in command of Camp Randall, Madison, 

(Retired from AcTm: Service, Nov. 30. 1863, for Disability, resulting 
FROM Long and Faithful Service, .and from Disease and Exposure 
IN the Line of Duty) 
Wis., Mar. 1 to July 3, 1865: unemployed, July 3, 1865, to Apr. 13. 1866; on 
Recruiting service, Apr. 13, 1866, to Feb. 4, 1867; and on a Tour of Inspec- 
tion to the Educational, establishments of the United States, -with a view to 
introduce MiUtary Instruction into our Colleges, <fcc. , Feb. 4, 1867, to 



1208. . . (Boi-n Ky.) SAMUEL GILL (Ap'd Ky.). .3 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militiiiy Academy from July 1, 
1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut. , 4th Artilleby, July 1, 1844. 



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NuMBEK. 1844. Class Kank. 



Served: in gai-rison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 18J;-1,— Ft. Monroe, Ya., 
18-^^-45; in Military Occupation of Texas, 184.5-46; and in the War with 

(Second Lieut., -iiH Aetillery, June 18, 184:G) 
Mexico, 184&-47, being engaged in the Battle of Monterey, SejD. 21-23, 18i6, 

(FntsT LiEL-T., 4th Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
-Siege of VeraCniz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— and Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18. 
1847. '■ 

Resigned, AL\y 29, 1847. 

Civil History.— Asst. Engineer of Louisville and Frankfort, —and of Lexing- 
ton and Frankfort Railroad, Ky.. 1847-50. Superintendent of Lexington aiKl 
Frankfort Railroad, Ky., since 1850,— and of Louisville and Frankfort Rail- 
road, Ky., since 1855. Member of Militarv Boai-d of the State of Kentucky, 
for the organization of its quota of Volunteers for the suppression of the Re- 
bellion, May, 18G1, to Feb., 1862. 



1209. .(BomN. Y.) DANIEL M. FROST (Ap'd N. Y.). .4 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from Julv 1. 

1840, to July 1, 1.844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Lst Artillery'. July 1, 1844. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. L, 1844-45,— Ft. Kent, Me., 1845,— 

Ft Brooke, Fla., 1845-46,— and Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1846; in the War with Mex- 

(Transferred to Mounted Rifles, July 17, 1846) 
ico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Ba1>- 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, Feb. 16, 1847) 
tie of Cen-o Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— and Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 
(BvT. First Lieut., Apr. 18. 1847, for Gall.ant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex. ) 
1847; as Quartermaster Mounted Ritles, Mar. 18, 1846, to Nov. 4, 1851; in 
gai-rison at Jeflferson Barracks, Mo., 1848^9; on frontier duty at Ft. Leaven- 
worth, Kan., 1849,— Ft. Kearny, Xeb., 1849,— March to Oregon, 1849,— Ore- 
gon City, 1849-50,— and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1850; on Recruiting ser\iee, 

(First Lieut., Mounted Rifles, Nov. 30, 1850) 
1851; in Europe on professional dutv, Feb. 24, 1851, to May 1, 1852; and on 
frontier duty at Ft. Ewell, Tex., 1852V-Scouting, 1852, against Camanche In- 
dians, —and at Ft. Ewell, Tex. , 1852-53. 

Resigned, JIay 31, 1853. 

Civil History.— Proprietor of Planing Mill, and Manufacturer of Carpen- 
try Work, St. Louis, Mo., 1853-59. Member of the Senate of the State of 
Missouri, 1854-58. Captain, Missouri Militia, 1853-58, — Lieut. -Colonel, 
1858,— Colonel, 1858,— and Brig. -General, 1858-61. Planter, near St. Louis, 
Mo., 1858-61. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1210.. (Bom R. L) ASHER R. EDDY (Ap'dR. L)..5 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. :Military Academy from July 1, 
1840. to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1844. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. L, 1844-^5,— Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1845, 



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NuMEEE. 1S44. Class Rank. 

— and Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1845; at the Militaiy Academy, as Asst Professor of 

(Second Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, June 18, 1846) 
Mathematics, Jan. 24, 1846, to Jan. 10, 1850; on frontier duty at San Diego, 

(Fiest Lieut., 1st Aetllleey, Aug. 19, 1847, to Not. 22, 1860) 
Cal, 1850-51,— and at Newtown Commissary Depot, Cal., 1851-54; on Com- 
missai-y duty at New York. 1855-56; on Recruiting ser%-ice, 1856; on frontier 
duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., 1856; in garrison at Baton Rouge, La., 1855-57,— Ft. 
Adams, R. L, 1857-58, — Key West, Fia., 1858-59- and Barrancas Barracks, 
FJa , 1859-60; on leave of absence, in Euroi^e, 1860-61; and in forwarding 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Quaeteioiastee, Feb. 12, 1861) 
troops from Texas to the North, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Quarter- 
master duty, in charge of Perryville Depot, Md., May 4 to June 22, 1861, — 
of Chambersbui-g Depot, Pa., June 22 to July 8, 1861, — of Hagerstown De- 
pot, Md., July 8 to Aug. 15, 1861,— of Frederick Depot, Md., Aug. 15 to Sep. 13, 
1861,— of New York City Depot, Sep. 13-27, 1861,— as Chief Quarter- 
master, at Springfield, 111., of the States of Illinois and Wisconsin, Sep. 27, 
1861, to Jan. 25, 1862, — in the Quartermaster-Cieneral's Office, Washington, 
D. C, Feb. 12 to Sep., 1862, being det^iched on several tours of inspection, — 
as Depot Quartermaster and Itentixl Officer, at Memphis, Ten., Oct., 1862, lO 
Aug. 24, 1864, — as Disbursing Officer of U. S. Jklilitarj' Railroad-s, at Nash- 
ville, Ten., Sep. 27 to Dec. 31, 1864, — as Chief Quartermaster, at Memphis, 
(Bvt. Major, Bvt. Lieut. -Coii., and Bvt. Colonel, Mve. 13, 18&5, for 
Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion ) 
Ten., of the Distiict of West Tennessee, Apr. 24 to Oct. 16, I860,— as Chief 
Quarterma.ster of the Depai-tment of the Tennessee, Nov. 6, 1865, to Apr. 6, 
1866, — as Pi-incipal Depot Quartermaster at Nash^^lle, Ten., Nov. 6, 1865, to 
July 7, 1866, — as Chief Quartermaster of the Department of the Cumberland, 

(Major Staff^Quaeterm-ister, July 29, 1866) 
July 12 to Aug. 6, 1866; on sick leave of absence, Sep. 1 to Oct. 14, 1866 ; 
and as Depot Quartermaster at Memphis, Ten., Aug., 1866, to Jan. 5, 1867. 



1211. (Born Va.) FRANCIS J. THOMAS (Ap'dMd.)..6 

Military History. —Cadet at the U. 8. ^lilitary Academy from Sep. 1 

1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second LiEur., 3d .\rtili.eey, July 1, 1844. 

Served: in gaiTison at Ft. McHenrv, Mil. 1844r-4o — and Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 

1845-46; in me War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of 

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Jxtse 18, 1846) 
Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846, — and in the Attack on the San Antofiio Grarita oi 

(Transferred to 3d Artillery, Oct. 19, 1846) 
the City of Mexico, Sep. 12-13, 1847; and on frontier duty at Santa Fe, N. M., 

(First Lieut. , 3d Ajitilleey, Mae. 22, 1847) 
1848-49, — Expedition to Canon del Perro, against Apache Indians, 1849, — and 
Santa Fe, N, M., 1849-50. 

Resigned, June 30, 1852. 

Civil History. ^Chief Engineer, Montevue Railroad, from Piedmont. 
Va., to Fan-field, Pa., 1854. Superintendent of Montevue Mining and Manufac- 
turing Company, Allegheny County, Pa., 1855-56; and of Piunakinnick Coal 
Mines, Clarksburg, Va., 1857-58. GenenU Commi.ssion Merchant, BiUtiuioro, 
Md., 1859-61. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861 66 against the United States, and was 
Killed. July 21, 1861, at tue li.vTTLE of Bull Run : Aged 37. 



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NuMBEB. 1844. Class Kank. 

1212 . . (Bom D. C. ) . . • ALFRED PLEASONTON (Ap'd D. C. ) • • 7 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
184:0, to July 1, 184;4:, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Dil^goons, July 1, 1844. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Atkinson, lo., 1844-45, — Lac qui parle, Min., 
1845, — and Ft. Atkinson, lo., 1845; in Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 1846; 

(Second Lleut., 2d Dragoons, Nov. 3, 1845) 
in the "War with Mexico, 1846, 1847-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, 
May 8, 1846, — and Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846; on frontier duty at Santa F^, 

(BvT. FiBST Lieut., May 9, 1846, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

Df the Battles of Palo Alto and Eesaca de la Palma, Mex. ) 

N. M., 1848-49,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1849-51,— Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1851-52, 

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Sep. 30, 1849) 
— and Scouting, 1852, being engaged against the Apache Indians in a Skirmish 
near the Laguna on the Jomado del Muei-to, N. M., Jan. 25, 1852; on Recruit- 
ing ser\ace, 1852-53; on frontier duty as Adjutant. 2d Dragoons, Julj' 1, 1854, 
to Mar. 3, 1855,— Austin, Tex., 1854,— Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1854,— Ft. Leav- 
enworth, Kan., 1855, — and on Sioux Expedition, 1855-56, as Acting Asst. Ad- 

(Captain, 2d Dragoons, Mae. 3, 1855: 2d Cwalry, Aug. 3, 1861) 
jutant-Generiil, Nov. 7, 1855, to July 27, 1856; in Florida Hostilities, 1856-57, 
as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of the Department of Florida; in quelling Kan- 
sas Disturbances, 1857-58, as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General, May 31, 1857, to 
Sep. 13, 1858; and as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of the Department of 
Oregon, Oct. 27, 1858, to July 5, 1860. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in organizing 
Volunteers, at Wilmington, Del., Apr., 1861; in the Department of Utah, 
June-Aug., 1861, in command of Regiment, which he marched to Washington, 
D. C, Sep. -Oct., 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Nov., 1861, to 

(Major, 2d Cavalry, Feb. 15, 1862) 
Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar.- 
Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, — in 
the Seven Days' Operations before Richmond, June 26 to July 2, 1862, — and in 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, July 16, 1862) 
covering the withdrawal of the Army of the Potomac to Yorktown, Aug. 18-19, 
1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), in command of advance 
Cavalry Division, being engaged in driving the enemy from Poolsville, Sep. 8, 

1862, from Barnsville and Sugar-Loaf Mountain, Sep. 9-11, 1862. from Fred- 
erick City, and through Cactochin Pass, Sep. 12, 1862, — Battle of South Moun- 
tain, Sep. 14, 1862, — Skirmish of Boonsboro, Sep. 15, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, 
Sep. 17, 1862, — Skirmish of Shepherdstown, Va., Sep. 19, and at Martinsburg, 

(Bvt. Lieut.-Col., Sep. 17, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious SER\acES 
at the Battle of Antietam, Md. ) 
Va., Oct. 1, 1862, —Pursuit of Stuart's Cavalry, and Skirmish at the mouth of 
the Monocacy, Oct. 12, 1862, — in pursuit of, and constantly harrassing the 
enemy's cavalry to Warrenton, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862, — and in covering the rear 
of the Army on the march to Fredericksburg, Nov. 18, 1862; in the Rappahan- 
nock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec, 1862. to June, 1863, being en- 
gaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, — and Battle of Chancel- 
lorville, May 2-3, 1863; in command of Cavalry Corps, Army of Potomac, 
June 7, 1863, to Mar. 26, 1864; in the Penn.sylvania Campaign, June-July, 

1863, being in command at the Combat of Beverly Ford, Va, June 9, 1863, — 
Skirmishes at Aldie, Middleburg, and Upperville, Va., June 17-21, 1863, — Bat- 

(Majob-Genebal, U. S. Volunteers, June 22, 1863) 



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NtJMBEB. 1844. Class Ease. 

tie of Gettysburg, Pa., Julj'1-3, 18G3,— and Pursuit of the enemy to "Wan-enton, 
(BvT. Colonel, July 2, 1863, for Gallant and Meritobiotts Services 
AT THE Battle of Gettysburg, Pa.) 
Va., July, 1863; in Operations in Central Virginia, being engaged in the Cap- 
ture of Culpepper C. H., Va., Sep. 1863, —and in command at the Action of 
Brandy Station, Va., Oct. 11, 1863; in the Department of the Missouri, Mar. 23, 
1864, to Feb. 13, 1866, being engaged in the Defense of Jefferson City, Va., 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services during the Campaign against the Insurgent 
Forces under the Rebel General Price, in ilissouRi) 
Oct. 8, 1862,--and in command of the Cavalry pursuing the Rebels under Gen- 
eral Price towards Ft. Scott, Kan., and, after harrassing him in several Skir- 
mishes, finally routed him at the Battle of Marais des Cygnes, Oct. 25, 1864- 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, M.^r. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 
and on leave of absence, Feb. 13, 1866, to 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866. ) 



1213. (Born Ky.) THOMAS J. CURD (Ap'd Ky.). .8 

Military History.- -Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1844. 

Served: in gari-ison at Hancock Barracks, Me., 1844-45; in Military Occu- 

(Second Lieut. 4th Artillery, June 18, 1846) 

pation of Texas, 1845-46, at Coi-jjus Christi; and in the War with Mexico, 1846, 

being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May, 8, 1846, — Battle of Hesaca de 

(First Lieut. , 4th Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
la Pahna, May 9, 1846,— and Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846. 
Resign^ed, Dec. 4, 1847. 

Civil EKstory. — Professor of Mathematics, College of the Holy Cross, Wor- 
cester, Mas., Dec. 4, 1847, to Mar. 30, 1849. Novitiate St. Ignatius, Frederick, 
Md., 1849. 

Died, Feb. 12, 1850, at Frederick, Md. : Aged 25. 



1214.. (Born Ct.) AUGUSTUS COOK (Ap'd Ky.)..9 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
184U, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1844. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1844-45; and in Mihtary Occu- 
pation of Texas, 1845. 

Died, Nov. 1, 1845, at Sea: Aged 24. 



1215. vBorn Ten. )..... JOHN Y. BICKNELL (Ap'd Ten.).. 10 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Slilitai-y Academy from July 1, 
1840, to July I, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lleut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1844. 



MILITARY ACADEMY. 105 



NuMBEE. 1844. Class Kank. 

Served: ou frontier duty at Ft. "Washita, I. T., I844:-45; in garrison at Jeffer- 
son Barracks, Mo., 1845; on frontier duty at Ft. Washita, I. T., 1845; in Mil- 
itary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being 

(Second Lieut., 2d Deagoons, Mak. 31, 1846) 
engacjed in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, — Skirmish of La Hoya, 
June'~20, 1847,— Battle of Contreras. Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, 
Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Eey, Sep. 8, 1847,— and Operations 
before, and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 12-14, 1847; in garrison at 
East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; and on frontier duty, on march through Texas 
to Ft. Graham, 1848-49. 

Died, Nov. 11, 1849, at Maexville, Ten. : Aged 28. 



1216.. (Bom Ky.) SIMON B. BUCKNER (Ap'd Ky. ) . . 11 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fi-om July 1, 

1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1844. 

Served: in garrison at Sacketts Harbor, N. Y., 1844-45; at the Military 

Academy, as Asst. Professor of Geography, History, and Ethics, Aug. 28, 1845, 

to May 19, 1846; in conducting recruits to Texas, 1846; in the War with Mex- 

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, May 9, 1846) 
ico, 1846-48, being engaged on the March through Coahuila, 1846, — in the 
Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 
1847, — Skirmish of Amazoque. May 14, 1847, — Capture of San Antonio, 
Aug., 20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, where he was wounded, — 
(BvT. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. : Declined) 
(BvT. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant Conduct at 
Churubusco, Mex.) 
Battle of MoUno del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 
(BvT. Capt., Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant Conduct at the Battle of 
MoLiNO DEL Rey, Mex. ) 
1847, —Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847,— and as 
Quartermaster 6th Infantry, Aug. 8 to Dec. 17, 1847; at the Military Academy, 
as Asst. Instnictor of Infautiy Tactics, Aug. 26, 1848, to Jan. 18, 1850; on Re- 
cruiting service at Ft. Columbus Depot, N. Y., 1850, — and at Ft. Wood, N. Y., 
1850; on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1850-51,— Ft. Atkinson, Kan.. 

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, Dec. 31, 1851) 
1851-52, — and escorting Lieut. Woodruff's Topographical party, 1852; and on 

(C.iPT. Staff — Com. of Subsistence, Nov. 3, 1852) 
Commissary duty at New York city, 1852-55. 

Resigned, Mak. 26, 1855. 

Civil History.— Superintending construction of Custom-House and repairs 
of Marine Hospital, Chicago, III, Mar. 29, to Nov. 1, 1855. Major, Illinois 
Mihtia, 1855-57,— Col. Staff'(Adjutant-Generalof the State of Illinois), March, 15 
to Oct. 14, 1857, — Colonel, May, 1858, 1st Illinois Volunteers, for service in 
Utah (not mustered into service), — Captain, Kentucky Militia, 1858-60, — and 
Inspector-General of the State of Kentucky, commanding Home Guards, 
1860-61. Fanner, near Louisville, Ky., 1860-61. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



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NuMBEE. 1844. Class Eank. 



1217. .(Bom N. H.) JOHN TREVITT (Ap'd O.). .12 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1844. 

Served: in garrison at Plattsburg, N. Y., 1844-46; on Eecruiting service, 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, May 18, 1846) 

1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846, at Monterey; on sick leave of absence, 

1846^8; on Recruiting service, 1848; on frontier dutj', at San Antonio, Tex., 

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Dec. 1, 1847) 
1848-49- on Eecruiting service, 1849; on frontier duty, on March to El Paso, 
1849— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1849,— Dona Aua, N. M., 1849-51,— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 
185l!— Dona Aua, N. M., 1851,— and Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1851-53; on Eecruit- 
ing service, 1853-54; and on frontier duty at Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1854-56, — 
Albuquerque, N. M., 1856,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1856,— Albuquerque, N. M., 

(Captain, 3d Infantry, Dec. 31, 1856) 
1856-57,— Ft. Thorn, N. M., 1857,— Albuquerque, N. M. , 1858, —Navajo Ex- 
pedition. 1858, being engaged in a Skirmish near Cariso, N. M. , Oct. 9, 1858, 
—Utah Expedition, 1858, —Albuquerque, N. M., 1858-59,— Ft. Clark, Tex., 
I860,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1860-61,— and Camp Wetherell, Tex., 1861. 
Resigned, Apr. 17, 1861. 

Civil History.— Farmer, Mount Vernon, N. H., since 1861. 



1218. .(Bom O.) RANKIN DILWORTH (Ap'd O.). .13 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Aug. 20, 1844. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Atkinson, lo., 1844-45,— and Jefi"erson Barracks, 

Mo., 1845-46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of 

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Ju^-e 18, 1846) 
Monterey, Sep. 21, 1846, where he was Mortally Wounded by a 12-pounder 
cannon ball, while storming the enemy's intrenchments. 

Died of Wounds, Sep. 27, 1846, at Montebet, Mex : Aged 24. 



1219 . . (Bom Ark. ) . . . . ERASTTJS B. STRONG (Ap'd Ark. ) . . 14 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1839, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1844. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Pike, La., 1844-45; in Mihtaiy Occupation of 

Texas, 1845-46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846-47. being engaged in the 

Defense of Ft Brown, May 3-9, 1846, -Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, May 18, 1846) 
Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847.— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 
1847,— Battle of Churabusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— and Battle of Molmo del Rej% 
where, while rallying his men to make another charge upon the enemy's in- 
trenchments, which he had approached to within a few yards, he was 
Killed, Sep. 8, 1847: Aged 24. 



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Ntjmbek. 1844. Class Eank. 

1220 . (Bom Ta. ) ... . WILLIAM T. BUR WELL ( Ap'd Va. ) . . 15 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

18iO, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvr. Second Lieut., Gth Infaxtky, July 1, 1844. 

Served: on frontier duty, at Ft. Towson, I. T., 1844-45; and in the War with 

Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, — 

(Second Lleut., 5th Infantey, May 18, 1846) 
Battle of CeiTO Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Brig,- 
General Clarke, Apr. 10 to Sep. 8, 1847.— Captiare of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 
1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— and Battle ofMolino del Eey, 
where, after being wounded, and still "fighting gloriously on the battle field," 
he was, by the enemy, when within a few yards of the intrenchments of the 
Casa Mata, 

Bayoneted to Death, Sep. 8, 1847: Aged 27. 



1221. . (Bom Del. ) WILLIAM READ (Ap'd Del.) . .16 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

(Bvr. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1844) 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Smith, Ark., 1844-46; in the War with Mex- 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, May 18, 1846) 

ico, 1846-47, being engaged on the march through Coahuila, 1846,— and in the 

Siege ofVeraCraz, Mar. 9-29, 1847; conducting recruits from New Orleans, 

La., to Mexico, 1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, on the Orizaba Ex- 

(Flrst Lieut., 5th Infantry, Dec. 9, 1847) 
pedition: on sick leave of absence, 1848; and on frontier duty at Ft. Washita, 
LT., 1848-50. 

Resigned, July 31, 1850. 

Civil History.— Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Ken- 
tucky Mihtarj' Institute, near Frankfort, Ky., 1851-53. Clerk in the U. S. 
Patent Office, Washington, D. C, 1853-55; and Asst. Examiner of Patents, 
1855 to 1861. Farmer, Montgomerj' County, Md., smce 1861. 



1222. .(Bom Pa.) JAMES S. WOODS (Ap'd Pa.). .17 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1844. 

Served: on frontier duty at Natchitoches (Camp Salubrity), La., 1844-45; 

in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846, be- 

( Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Jxine 18, 1846) 
ing engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Eesaca de la 
(Bvr. First Lieut. , May 9, 1846. for G-^llant Conduct in the Battles 
OF Palo Alto and Ees.\ca de la Palma, Tex.) 
Palma, May 9, 1846,— and Battle of Monterey, where, in storming the ene- 
my's intrenchments, he was 

Killed, Sep. 21, 1846: Aged 22. 



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NuMBEE. 1844. Class Kank. 

1223 . . (Bom Pa. ) - . . . WINFIELD S. HANCOCK (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 18 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. 8. Military Academy from July 1, 
1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was gi-aduated aud promoted in the AJrmy to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 6th Infaxtey, July 1, 1844. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Towsou, I. T., 1844-45,— and at Ft, Wash- 
ita, I. T., 1845-47; on Recruiting service, 1847; in the War with Mexico, 

(Secoxd Lieut., 6th Inf.4ntey, June 18, 1846) 
1847-48. being engaged in the Defense of Convoy at the National Bridge, 
Aug. 12, 1847,— Skii-mish at Plan del Eio, Aug. 15, 1847,— Capture of San 
Autonio, Aug. 20, 1847. — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of 
(BvT. Fikst Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847. foe G.vllaxt and ^Meextorious Conduct 
IN the Battles of Contreeas and Chueubusco, Mex. ) 
Molino del Eey, Sop. 8, 1847, —aud Assault aud Capture of the City of Mex- 
ico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848; as Quar- 
termaster. 6lh Infantry, June 30, 1848, to Oct. 1, 1849, and Adjutant, Oct. 1, 
1849, to Nov. 7, 1855, at Regimental headquarters at Ft. Crawford, lo., 
1848-49,— St. Louis, Mo., 1849-51, -and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1851-52, 

(Fiest Lieut., 6th Inf.\ntrt, Jan. 27, 1853, to June 5, 1860) 
1852-55; as Asst Adjutant-General of the Department of the West, headquar- 
ters at St. Louis, Mo., June 19, to Nov. 27, 1855; aud on Quartermaster duty at 

(C.VPT Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Nov. 7, 1855) 
Ft. Myers, Fla., 1856-57, during Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, — 
Ft, Ijeavenworth, Kan., with troops, quelling Knnsas disturbances, Aug 1 to 
Dec. 31, 1857, and at Depot, Jan. 1, to Mar. 31, 18-58,- at Headquarters of 
Utah reiuforcements, May 15 to Julv 15, 1858, — on March, with 6th lufiintry, 
from Ft. Bridger, Utah, to California, Aug. 13 to Nov. 15, 1858,— and Chief 
Quartermaster of Southern District of Caliiforhia, at Los Angelos, May 5, 1859, 
to Aug. 3, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
fenses of Washington, D. C, Sep., 1861, -Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Penin- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 23, 1861) 
sular Campaign (Army of the Potomac"), Mar. -Aug., 1862. being engaged in 
the Siege of YorktoAvn, Apr. 5-Mav 4, 1862,— Battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 
1862, -Battle of the Chickahominv, Jime 27, 1862,— Action of Golding's Farm, 
June 28, 1862,— Battle of Savage Station, June 29, 1862,— Battle of White Oak 
Swamp, June 30, 1862, -and Retreat to Hamson's Landing. July 1-4, 1862; 
on the Movement to Centreville, Va., Aug. -Sep., 18G2; in the Mainland Cam- 
paign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862. being engaged in the Battle of 
Crampton's Pass, South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 
1862. — Reconnoissance from Harper's Ferry to Charlestown, Va., Oct 10-11, 
1862,— and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 18C2; in the Rappahannock 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862, to July 26, 1866) 
Campaign (Armv of the Potomac), Dec, 1862, -June, 1863, being engaged in 
the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13. 1862, -and Battle of Chancelloi-sville, 
May 2-4, 1863: in the Pennsylvania Campaign, June-July, 1863. in command 
of 'id Corps of the Army of the Potomac, beiug engaged in the Battle of Get- 
tysburg, July 1-3, 1863, where he was severely wounded in the repulse of 
Longstreet's attack upon our left centre,* which he at the time commanded; 
on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, July 4-Dec. 27, 1863; in com- 

(Major Staff— Quartermaster, U. S. Army, Nov. 30, 1863) 
maud of, and recruiting 2d Armv Corps, Jan. -Mar., 1864; in the Richmond 



* The thanks of Congress wore tendered. May 30, 1866, to Major-General Hancock, " for hia 
gallant, meritorious, and conspiaious share in that great and decisive victory" (Gettysburg). 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 109 



NxTMBEK. 1S44. Class Rank. 

Campaign, commanding 2cl Corps of Armj- of the Potomac, being engaged in 
the Battle of the Wilderness. Mav 5-6, 1864, — Battles of Spottsylvania, 
May 'J-'20. 1864,— Battle of North Anna. May 2:3-24, 1864,— Battle of Tolopo- 
tomy. May 29-31, 1864,— Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864, and Operations 
in its A-icinity, June 3-12, 1864, — March to James River, June 12-15, 1864, — 
and Battle before Petersburg, June 16-18, 1864; on sick leave of absence, on 
account of breaking out of Gettysburg wound, June 19-27, 1864; in Opera- 
tions about Petei-sburg, in command of 2d Corps, Army of the Potomac, being 
engaged in the Battles of Deep Bottom (in command), July 27-29, and 

(Brig.-Gexekal, U. S. Akmy, Aug. 12, 1864) 
Aug. 15-20, 1864,— Battle of Reams' Station (in command), Aug. 25, 1864,— 
Battle of Boydton Plank Road (in command), Oct. 27, 1864, — and Siege of 
Petersburg, June 15-Nov. 26, 1864; at Washington, D. C, organizing 1st 
Army Corps of Veterans, Nov. 27, 1864, to Feb. 27, 1865; in command of Depart- 
ment of West Virginia, and temporarily of the Middle Military Division and 
Ai-my of the Shenandoah, Feb. 27 to July 18, 1865,— of the Middle De- 
(BvT. Maj.-Geneual, U. S. Army, Mak. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
^Meritorious SER\^CES at the Battle of Spottsylvania, Va. ) 
partment, July 18, 1865, to Aug. 10, 1866, — of Department of the Missomi. 

(^Iajor-Genekal, U. S. Army, July 26, 1866) 
Aug. 20, 1866, to being engaged on Expedition against the In- 

dians of the Plains, Mar., 1867, to ; on Board for Retiring Dis- 

abled Officers, at Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 27, 1865, to Aug. 30, 1866,— and on 
Board to make recommendations in regard to Ordnance, Jan. 30 to June 4, 
1866. 



1224 . . (Bom Ky. ) . . JAMES M. LAKE HENRY* . . . (Ap'd D. C. ) . . 19 

Militciry History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1839, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1844. 
Sei-\'ed: in garrison at Pensacola harbor, Fla., 1844-45; in Military Occupa- 
tion of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the 

(Second Lieut., 2d In^fantry, June 18, 1846) 
Defense of Ft. Brown, May 3-9, 1846; on Recruiting ser\ace, 1846-47; in the 
War with Mexico, 1847-48, as Aide-de-Camp to Brig. -General Marshall, 
July 25, 1847, to July 20, 1848; and in garrison at Detroit, Mich., 1849-51,— 

(Transferred to 4th Inf.4:stry, Sep. 30, 1848) 
Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 1851, 1852,— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852. 
Resigned, July 13, 1852. 

Civil History. — U. S. Asst. Examiner of Patents, at Washington, D. C, 
Oct. 1, 1852, to Apr. 1, 1855, — and Principal Examiner, Apr. 1, 1855, to July 7, 
1861. Farmer, Prince George County, Md., since 1861. 



1225. .(Bom Pa.) ALEXANDER HAYS (Ap'd Pa.). .20 

Military History.- Cadet at the XJ. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1844. 
Served: on frontier duty at Natchitoches (Camp Salubrity), La., 1844-45; in 

* Was named Jajtes M. Henby when he was graduated. 



110 GRADUATES OF THE 



Ntjmbee. 1844. Class Kank. 



Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being 

(Second Lledt., 8th Infantry, June 18, 1846) 
engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— and Battle of Eesaca de la 
(Byt. Fiest Llexjt., May 9, 1846, for Gallant Conduct in the Battles 
OF Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, Tex. ) 
Palma, May 9, 1846; on Eecriiiting Service, 1846-47; and in the War with 
Mexico, 1847^8, being engaged in Defense of Convoy (from Vera Cruz) at 
Paso los Ovejos, Sep. 12, 1847,— Combat of Huamantla, Oct. 29, 1847,— 
Action of Atlixco, Oct. 19, 1847,— Skirmish at Tlaxcala, Oct. 29. 1847,— Skir- 
mish atMatamoras, Nov. 23, 1847,— Skirmish atGalaxara, Nov. 24, 1847,— and 
Action of Sequaltiplan, Feb. 25, 1848. 

Resigned, Ape. 12, 1848. 

• Civil History.— Iron Manufacturer, Venango County, Pa., 1848-50. Asst 
Engineer, Pittsburg, Pa., and Steubeuville, O., Railroad, 1850-52,— and of 
Allegheny Valley Eaikoad, 1852-54. Civil Eugiueei, &c., Pittsburg, Pa., 
1854-61, 

Military History.— Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 

(Major, 12th Pennsylvania Volunteers, Ape., 1861) 

1861-64: in Organizing his regiment, Apr. -Aug. 1861; in the Defenses of 

Washington, D. C, August, 1861, to March, 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular 

(Captain, 16th U. S. Infantry, May 14, 1861) 

(Colonel, 63d Pennsylvania Volunteers, Aug. 25, 1861) 

Campaign (Ai-my of the Potomac\ May- Aug,, 1862, being engaged in 

the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5- May 4, 1862, —Battle of Williamsburg, 

May 5, 1862, -r- Battle of Fair Oaks, May 31-June 1, 1862,— Battle of Peach 

(BvT. Major, June 30, 1862, for Gallant .A>yD Meritorious Services 

at the Battles of Fair Oaks, Peach Orchard, 

AND GlENDALE, Va. ) 

Orchard, June 29, 1862.— Battle of Gleudale, June 30, 1862,— and Battle 

of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug.-Sep. 

(Bvt. Lieut.-Col., July 1, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services at the Battle of M.vlvern Hill, Va. ) 

1862. being engaged in the Action of Bristoe Station, Aug. 27, 1862, 

' —and Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862, where he was severely wounded; 

on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, Aug. 30 to Sep. 29, 1862; 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 29, 1862) 
in the Defenses of Washington, Sep. 29, 1862, to June 28, 1863; in the 
Pennsylvania Campaign, in command of Division (Army of the Potomac), 
June-July, 1863,— being engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863,— 
(BvT. Colonel, July 2, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
at the Battle of Gettysburg, Fa.. ) 
and Pursuit of the enemv to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863; in the Rapidan 
Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Oct. -Dec. 1863. being engaged in the 
Action of Auburn, Oct. 14, 1863,— Combat of Bristoe Station. Oct. 14, 1863,— 
and Mine Run Operations, Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 1863; and in the Richmond 
Campaign (Army of the Potoniac), May 4-5, 1864, being engaged in the Bat- 
tle of the Wilderness, where he was 

Killed, May, 5, 1864: Aged 44. 



1226 . . (Born Mas. ) . . GEORGE WAIN WRIGHT (Ap'd Mas. ) . 21 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy fi-om July 1, 
1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut. , 8th Infantry, July 1, 1844. 



U. S. MILITABY ACADEMY. Ill 



Number. 1844. Class Bank. 

Served: in gamson at Ft Brooke, Fla, 1844; in MQitaiy Occupation of Texas, 
1845-t6; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of 
Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Pahna, May 9, 1846,— Battle 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, June 18, 1846) 
of Monterey, Sep. 21-22, 1846, where he was severely wounded,— Siege of 
Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— 
Capture of Sau Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug, 20, 1847, 
—and Battle of Mohno del Eey, Sep. 8, 1847, where he was severely wounded; 
and on Eecruiting service, 1848. 

Died, Aug. 2, 1848, at Bbookltn, N. Y. : Aged 28. 



1227 . . (Bom Md. ) . . . . HENRY B. SCHROEDER ( Ap'd Md. ) . . 22 

Military History.- Cadet at the U. S. Militarj' Academy from July 1, 
1839, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1844. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup (Camp Wilkins), La., 1844-45; in Mil- 
itarj- Occupation of Texas, 184.5; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged 
in the Battle of Palo Alto. May 8, 1846,— and Battle of Resaca de la Palma, 
May 9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846-47; in the War with Mexico, 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 18, 1846) 
1847-48, being engaged in the Skirmish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle 
of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— and Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847; 

(Bvt. First Lieut. , Aug. 20, 1 847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE B.VTTLES OF (-ONTRERAS AND ChURUBUSCO, MeX. ) 

in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on Recruiting service, 1848-50; on 

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Dec. 4, 1847) 
frontier duty at Albuquerque, N. ?,I., 1850-51,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1851-52, 
1853-54,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1854 57, — Cantonment Burgwin, N. M., 
1857-58,— Ft Defiance, N. M., 1858, -Navajo Expedition, 1858,— Albuquer- 

(Captain, 3d Infantry, May 31, 1857) 
que, N. M., 1859,— Cantonment Burgwin, N. M., 1859,— Scouting, 1859,— Ft. 
Defiance, N. M., 1859,— Cantonment Burgwin, N. M., 1859-60,— and Ft. Union, 
N. M., 1860; on leave of absence, 1860-61; on frontier duty at Ft. Clark, Tex., 
1861; and in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1861,— and Washington, D. C, 
1861. ^ 

Resigned, May 30, 1861. 

Civil History. — Farmer, Frederick County, Md., since 1861. 



1228 . . (Bom N. H. ) JOSEPH P. SMITH (Ap'd N. H.) . . 23 

Military History —Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
B\'T. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1844. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Brady, Mich., 1844-45,— Ft. Mackinac, 
Mich., 1845; in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; and in the War with 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, June 18, 1846 
Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged at the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— 
Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 
1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz. Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Capture of San Antonio, 
Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco. Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del 
Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— and Storming of Chapultepec, where, near the ditch, hav- 
ing " gone back a pace or two to get a ladder, he was strack by a fatal shot," 
and 

Killed, Sep. 13, 1847: Aged 28. 



112 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEF.. 1844-45. Class Rank. 

1229 . . (Born Ky. ) JOHN J. C. BIBB (Ap'd at Large) . . 24 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Anny to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantkt, July 1, 1844. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup (Camp Wilkins), La., 1844-45; in 

Mihtaiy Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 1846, being 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 18, 1846) 
engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — Battle of Eesaca dela Palma, 
May 9, 1846,— and Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846. 
Eesigned, Dec. 31, 1846. 

Civil History.— Clerk in the office of the Solicitor of the U. S. Treasury 
Department, Washington, D. C, 1849-54. 

Died, Sep. 1854, at Washington, D. C. : Aged 33. 



1230 . . (Born N. C.) . . . GEORGE "W. H AWTCINS (Ap'd X. C. ) . . 29 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1840, to July 1, 1844, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantky, July 1, 1844. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1844-45,— and Jefferson Bar- 
racks, Mo., 1845-46; in drilling Volunteer officers at Alton, 111., 1846; in gar- 

(Teansfekeed to Mounted Eifles, July 17, 1846) 
rison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, be- 
ing engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847; on Eecruiting ser- 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, Apk. 18, 1847) 
vice, 1847-48; in the War with Mexico, 1848; in garrison at Jefferson Bar- 

(FiEST Lieut., Mounted Eifles, June 30, 1851) 
racks. Mo., 1848; and in escorting Governor Lane to Oregon, 1848-51. 
Dismissed, Jan. 27, 1853, undek 3d Sec. of Law of Jan. 1, 1823. 

Civil History.— Farmer, Warren County, N. C, 1853-54. Supposed to 
have 

Died, 1854, in Waeeen County, N. C. : Aged 34. 



CLASS OF 1845. 



1231.. (Born Mis. ). "WILLIAM H. C. WHITING *. (Ap'd at Large) .. 1 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1841, to Jidy 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
Second Lieut., Coeps of Engineers, July 1, 1845. 

Served : as Asst. Engineer in the construction of the Fortifications of Pensa- 
cola harbor, Fiji., 1845-48; as Engineer of the Military Department of Texas, 
1848-50; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of the Fortifications of Pensa- 
cola harbor, Fla., 1850-52,— in the building of Ft. Carroll, Patapsco Eiver, 
Md., 1852, — of Surveys and Harbor Improvements in Texas, 1852-53,— and in 

(First Lieut., Coeps of Engfneers, M.\.r. 16, 1853) 
the construction of Fortifications at the entrance to San Francisco harbor, Cid., 

• Sou of Lieut-Colonel Levi WHrrc-G. of the 1st Artillery. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 113 



NuMBEE. 1845. Class Eank. 

1853-55; as Member of the Board of Engineers for Pacific Coast Defenses, 
Feb. 1, 1851, to Mar. 1, 1856; as Superintending Engineer of repairs of Fts. 
Caswell and Macon, N. C, 1856-57, — and of improvement of Cape Fear River, 
N. C. , and re-opening the communications between Albemarle Sound and the 
Atlantic, 1856; as Lighthouse Engineer of North and Soixth Carolina (^except 
Charleston harbor), 1856; as Siiperintending Engineer in building Ft. Clincli, 
Cumberland Sound, Fla., 1857-61, — of improvement of St. John's Kiver, and 
Haulover Canal, Fla., 1857-61, — of repairs of Fts. Pulaski and Jackson, Ga., 
1858-61,— and of the improvement of Savannah River, Ga., 1858-61; and as 

(Captain, Cobps of Engineeks, Dec. 13, 1858) 
Member of Commission for devising Project for the improvement of Cape Fear 
River, N. C, 1858. 

Resigned, Feb. 20, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 

Died, Mar. 10, 1865, at Governor's Island, N. Y. : Aged 40, 
while a Prisoner of "War, captured at Ft. Fisher, mouth of Cape Fear River, 
N. C, where he was severely wounded in defense of the work, which he comr 
mauded and had built. 



1232 (Bom N. Y.) EDWARD B. HUNT ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . , 2 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1845. 
Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Dec. 29, 1845. 
Served: as Assistant to the Board of Engineers at New York city, 1845-46; 
at the Mihtary Academy as Asst. Professor of Engineering, Aug" 28, 1846, 
to Aug. 29, 1849; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Warren, Bos- 
ton harbor, Mas., 1849-51; on Coast Survey duty in the Superintendent's 
Office at Washington, D. C, May 5, 1851, to Apr. 4, 1855; as Superintending 

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1853) 
Engineer of the Repairs of Ft. Adams, R. I, 1855-57,— of the buUding of 
Rhode Island hghthouses, June 2, 1855, to Oct. 17, 1857, -and of the coustrac- 
tion of Ft. Taylor, Key West, Fla., 1857-62; and under the Board of Engi- 
neers, preparing projects for Fortifications of Lime Point, at the entrance to 
(Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1859, for Fourteen Years' 
Continuous Service) 
San Francisco Bay, Cal., and of Galveston harbor, Tex., 1858. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862-63: as Chief Engi- 
neer of the Department of the Shenandoah, Va., Mar. 29 to Apr. 17, 1862; as 
Superintending Engineer to complete 8-gun Battery, at Ft. Trumbull, Ct., 
Apr. 24 to Oct. 2, 1863, — of construction of temporary Works at Dutch 
Island for the Defense of the West Passage into Narraganset Bay, R. I., June 29 
to Oct. 2, 1863,— and of temporal^ Defenses at New Haven harbor, Ct., July 16 
to Oct. 2, 1863, and on Special duty, Apr. 17, 1862, to Oct. 2, 1863,— under the 

(Major, Corps of ENomEEES, Mar. 3, 1863) 
Navy Department, constructing his projected "Sea Miner," for firing under 
water, in making experiments with which he was suffocated by the escaped 
gas, and falling into the hold of the vessel, was. 

Killed, Oct. 2, 1863, at Brooklyn, N. Y. : Aged 41. 

Civil History. — Member of several Scientific Associations; and Contributor 
of numerous and elaborate articles to the various literary and scientific peri' 
odicals of the country, 1845-63. 

8 



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NuMBEE. 1845. Class Eank. 

1233. . (Bom La.) LOUIS HEBERT (Ap'd La.). .3 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was gi'aduated and promoted in the Army tc 
BvT. Second Lieut., Corps of Engixeers, Jxjly 1, 1845. 

Served as Asst Engineer in the construction of Ft. Livingston, Barataria 
Island, La., 1845-46. 

Resigned, Feb. 15, 1846. 

Civil History.— Planter, Iberville Parish, La., 1846-51, — Major, Louisiana 
Militia, 1847-50,— and Colonel, 1858-61. Member of the Senate of the State 
of Louisiana, 1853-55. Chief Engineer of the State of Louisiana, 1855-60. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1234. .(Bom Vt.) "WILLIAM F. SMITH (Ap'd Vt.). .4 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Jlihtary Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
(BvT. Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1845. 
Served: as Asst. Top. Engineer on Survey of the Northern Lakes, 1845-46; 
at the Mihtary Academy as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Nov. 6, 1846, 
to Aug. 21, 1848; as Asst. Top. Engineer on Explorations in the Department 
of Texas, 1848-50, — on Survey of Boundary between the United Stj\tes and 

(Second Lleut., Top. Engineers, July 14, 1849) 
Mexico, 1850-52,— on Explorations in Texas, 1852,— in Survey of Canal route 
across Florida, 1853, — and on Explorations in Texas, 1853-55; at the MiUtai-y 

(First Lieut., Top. Engineers, Mae. 3, 1853) 
Academy as Principal Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Sep. 4, 1855, to 
Sep. 8, 1856; as Engineer of 11th Light-house District, Dec. 11, 1856, to Nov. 3, 
(Captain, Top. Engineers, July 1, 1859, fob Fourteen Years' 
Continuous Service) 
1859; and as Engineer Secretary of Light-house Board, Nov. 3, 1859, to 
Apr. 15, 1861. 

Served dui'ing the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Mustering 
duty at New York city, Apr. 15 to May 31, 1861; on the Staff of Major-Gen- 
eral Butler at Ft. Monroe, Va., Juue 1 to July 20, 1861, — and of Brig. -General 
McDowell, July 20 to Aug. 13, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, 

(Colont;l. 3d Vermont Volunteers, July 16, 1861) 
being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; in the Defenses of 
Washington, D. C, July 27, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Virginia Peniusu- 

(Brig. -General U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 13, 1861) 
lar Campaign, in command of Division (Army of the Potomac), Mar. -Aug , 
1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, including 
the SkuWish of Lee's Mills, Apr. 16, 1862,— Battle of Williamsburg, Mav 5, 
1862,— Battle of Fair Oaks, May 31-June 1, 1862,— Battle of White Oak 
(Bvt. Lieut-Col., June. 28, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
IN the Battle of White Oak Swamp, Va. ) 
Swamp, June 28, 1862,— Battle of Savage Station, June 29, 1862.— Battle of 
Glendale, June 30, 1862,— and Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862; in the 

(Major-Genee.vl, U. S. Volunteers, July 4, 1862, to Mar. 4, 1863) 
Marj'land Campaign, in command of Division (Army of the Potomac), being 



U. S. MILITAKY ACADEMY. 115 



NuMBEK. 1S45. Class Eank. 

engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862, — Battle of Antietam, 

(BvT. Colonel, Sep. 17, 1862, fok Gallant and Meeitoeious Sekvices 

IN THE Battle of Antiet.vm, Md. ) 

Sep. 17, 1862,— and on March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in the Kap- 

pahannock Campaign, in command of 6th Corps, Nov. 14, 1862, lo Feb. 4, 

1863, and of 9th Corps, Feb. 4 to Mar. 17, 1863 (Army of the Potomac), be- 

(Majob, Coeps of EnxiIneers, Mar. 3, 1863) 
ing engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862; in command of 
Division in the Department of the Susquehanna, June 17 to Aug. 3, 1863, be- 
ing engaged in Pirrsuit of the Rebel Army retreating from Gettysburg, July, 
1863.— and in the Department of West Virginia, Aug. 3 to Sep. 5, 1863; as 
Chief Engineer of the Department of the Cumberland, Oct. 10 to Nov., 1863, 
— and of the Military Division of the Mississippi, Nov., 1863, to Mar. 31, 1864, 
in Operations about Chattanooga, being engaged in surprising a Passage and 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteep^, Mar. 9, 1864) 
throwing a Ponton Bridge across the Tennessee River at Brown's Ferry, 
Oct 27, 1863,— and Battle of Missionary Ridge, Nov. 23-25, 1863; in com- 
mand of 18th Corps (Army of the Potomac). May 2 to July 19, 1864, in Opera- 
tions before Richmond, being engaged in the Battles of Cold Harbor, 
June 1-3, 1864,— and Siege of Petersburg. June-July, 1864: awaiting orders 
at New York city, July 19 to Nov. 22, 1864; and on Special duty, under the 
orders of the Secretary of War, Nov. 22, 1861, to Dec. 15, 1865; aiid on leave 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Aemy, M.^e. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services in the Battle of Chattanooga, Ten. ) 
(Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious SEE^^CES in the Field durimg the Rebellion) 
(Resigned Volunteer Comjhssion, Nov. 4, 1865) 
of absence, Dec. 15, 1865, to Mar. 7, 1867. 

Resigned, Mar. 7, 1867. 

Civil History.— President of the International Telegrauh Compauv, since 

1864. ^ ' 



1235. .(Born Ky.) THOMAS J. ^VOOD (Ap'd Ky.). .5 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in the Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 1845; in the War with 

Mexico, 1846-48, bemg engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 

(Transferred to 2d Dragoons, Oct. 19, 1846) 

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Dec. 2, 1846) 

1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— and Battle of Buena Vista, 

Feb. 22-23, 1847; in garrison at New Orleans, La., 1848; in the War 

(Bvt. First Lieut., Feb. 23, 1847, foe Gallant and MERiroEious Conddct 

IN THE Battle of Buena Vista, Mex. ) 

with Mexico, 1848, at the City of Mexico; on frontier duty on 

March through Texas to McCuUoch's Station, 1848-49,— Ft. Croghan, Tex. , 

1849,— and as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Brig. -General Harney, May 14 to Sep. 23, 

1849, at San Antonio and Austin, Tex.; as Adjutant, 2d Dragoons, Sep. 23, 

1849, to July 1, 18.54— at San Antonio, Tex., 18.50-51,— Scouting, 1851,— on the 

(First Lieut., 2d Db.vgoons, June 30, 1851) 

Rio Grande, 1851-52,— Austin. Tex., 1852,— Ft. Croghan, Tex., 1852,— San 

Antonio, Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. Mason. Tex., 1853,— and Austin, Tex., 1853-54; 

on Recruiting service, 1854-55; on fi-ontier duty on Sioux Expedition, 1855, — 

(Captain 1st Cavalry, Mae. 3, 1855) 



116 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1845. Class Kank. 

Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1855-56,— quelling Kansas Disturbances, 1856-57, 

— Escorting Lieut. -ColonelJohustou while running Kansas boundary, 18o7| — 

Utah Expedition, 185S,-Ft. Washita, I. T., 1858-59,— Scouting, 1859,— and 

Ft. Washita, L T., 1859; and ou leave of absence in Europe, 1859-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 186i-66: in Organising 

(Major 1st Cavalry, Mar. 16, 1861) 

and Mustering Indiana Volunteers, Apr. 17 to Oct. 11, 1861; in command of 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 1st Cavalry May 9, 1861) 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 11, 1861) 

Brigade at Camp Nevin, Ky., Oct. 16 to Dec. 2i, 1861; in command of Division 

(Colonel 2d Cavalry, Nov. 12, 1861) 
in the Tennessee and Mississippi Campaign, Fob. 25 to June 26, 1862, being 
engaged in the March via Nashville to Pittsburg Landing, Ten., Feb. 25 to 
Apr. 6, 1862, — Battle of Shiloh, Apr. 7, 1862, — and Advance upon and Siege of 
Corinth, Mis., Apr. 10-May 30, 1862; in guarding and repairing railroads in 
Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee. June-Sep., 1862, being engaged in 
the Pursuit and Dispersing of Forrest's brigade of Rebel cavalry, Aug. 29, 1862: 
in command of Division ( Armj' of the Ohio) in the movement of General Buell to 
Louisville, Ky., Sep. 6-26, 1862, —Advance into Kentucky, Oct. 1-8, 1862, par- 
ticipating in the Battle of Penyville, Oct. 8, 1862, — and Pursuit of General Brngg's 
Rebel forces to the Cumberland Mountains and return to Nashville, Ten., Oct. 8- 
Nov. 15, 1862; in the Tennessee Campaign, commanding Division (Armj' of 
the Cumberland), Dec, 26-31, 1862, being engaged in sevejal Skirmishes, — 
ajid Battle of Stone River, Dec. 31, 1862, where he was wounded ; on sick leave 
of absence, disabled by wound, Jan. 1 to Feb. 15, 1863; in command of Divis- 
ion, 21st Corps (Army of the Cumberland) in the Tennessee Campaign, Feb. 15 
to Sep. 22, 1863, being engaged in the Advance on TuUahoma, June 2i-July 4, 
1863, — Crossing the Cumberland Mountains and March to Chattanooga, 
Aug. 16-Sep. 9, 1863,— and Battle of Chickamauga, Sep. 19-20, 1863; in com- 
mand of Division, 4th Army Corps, in Operations about Chattanooga, Sep. 22- 
Nov. 28, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Missionary Ridge. Nov. 23-25, 
1863; in East Tennessee Campaign, Nov. 28, 1863, to Apr. 16, 1864, being 
engaged in the March to the Relief of Knoxville, the Siege of which was raised, 
Dec. 3, 1863; in command of Division (Army of the Cumberland) in the Inva- 
sion of Georgia, May 3 to Sep. 27, 18*34, being engaged in Operations around 
Dalton, May 7-12. 1864,— Battle of Resacca, May 'l4-15, 1864,— Action of 
Adairsville, May 17, 1864,— Battle of New Hope Chm-ch, May 25-26, 1864,— 
Action of Pickett's MiU, May 27, 1864, — Battles and Skirmishes about Pine 
and Kenesaw Moimtaius. June 20-Julv 2, 1864, — Passage of the Chattahoochie 
and Peach Tree Creek, July, 1864,— Siege of Atlanta, July 22 -Sep. 2, 1864,— 
Battle of Jonesboro', Aug. 31-Sep. 1, 1864, — Battle of Lovejoy's Station, Sep. 2, 
1864, where he was severely wounded, — and Occupation of Atlanta. Sep. 8-27, 
1864; in command of Division, Oct. -Dec. , 1864, and of 4th Army Corps, Dec, 
1864-Feb., 1865, in the Tennessee Campaign against Gen. Hood's Rebel forces, 
being engaged in the Battle of Franklin, Nov. 30, 1864, — Battle of Nashville, 
Dec. 15-16, 1864, — and Pursuit of the enemj' to the Tennessee River, Dec. , 1864; 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Jan. 27, 1865) 

in command of Division in East Tennessee, Mar. -Apr., 1865, — at Nashville, 

(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services at the Battle of Chickamauga, Ga. ) 
(Bvt. Major-General, Q. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant xst> 
Meritorious SER■^^CES at the Battle of Nashville, Ten. ) 
Ten., May-June, 1865, — and in Texas, July- Aug., 1865; in command of Cen- 
tral District of Arkansas, Sep. 9 to Nov. 3. 1865, —of Department of Mississippi, 
Nov. 14, 1865, to Aug. 13, 1866,— and of District of Mississippi, Aug. 13, 1866, 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Sep. 1, 1866) 
to Jan. 17, 1867; on leave of absence, Jan. 17, 1867, to 



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NxJMBEE. 1845. Class Eank. 

1236. . (Bom S. C.) • • • ■ THOMAS G. RHETT (Ap'd at Large) . . 6 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. llilitary Academy from July 1, 

18-41, to July 1, 1845, when he -^-as graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Oednance, July 1, 1845. 

Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer, at Washington Ai'senal, D. C, 1845-46; in 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Eii^les, May 27, 1846) 

the War wdth Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in Northern Mexico, 1846-47. 

(Ferst Lieut. , Mounted Rifles, Apr. 18, 1847) 
—Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Defence of the City of Puebla, Sep. 13- 
Oct. 12, 1847, —and on Commissary duty, 1847-48; on Recruiting service, 
(BvT. Capt., Oct. 12, 1847, foe Gall.vnt and Meeitoeious Conduct 
in the Defense of Puebla, Mex. ) 
1848; on frontier duty at Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1849-50; in arrest, 1850-51, 1851; 
on Quartennaster and Commissary duty, at Corpus Christi, Tex., 1852-55; on 

(Captain Mounted Rifles, Sep. 16, 1853, to June 14, 1858) 
frontier dutv at Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1855,— Scouting, 1855. 1856, -March to 
New Mexico, 1856,— Ft. Fillmore. N. M., 1856-57.— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1857,— 
Ft. Filbnore, Tex., 1857,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1857-58; and on Paymaster's 

(Majoe Staff — Paymaster, Ape. 7, 1858) 
duty, 1858-61, at Ft. Bliss, Tex. 

Resigned, Apr. 1, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1237 . . (Bom Mas.) CHARLES P. STONE (Ap'd Mas. ) . 7 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Oednance, July 1, 1845. 
Served: at the Military Academy, as .\.sst. Professor of Geography, History. 
and Ethics, Aug. 28, 1845, to Jan. 13, 1816; as Asst. Ordnance officer at Water- 
vliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1846, -and at Ft. Monroe Arsenal, Va., 1846; in the War 
with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29. 

(Second Lieut., Oednance, Mae. 3. 1847) 

1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Rey, 

(BvT. First Lieut., Sep 8, 1847, for G.\.ll.4.nt and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 

Sep. 8, 1847,— Battle of Chap ultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of 

(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 

the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Watervliet 

Arsenal, N. Y., 1848; on leave of absence in Europe and the East, 1848-50; as 

Asst. Ordnance Officer at Watei-vhet Arsenal, N. Y., 1850; and in command of 

Ft. Monroe Arsenal, Va., 1850-51,-- and in charge of the construction of 

Benicia Arsenal, Cal., 1851-56, being Chief of Ordnance for the Pacific Divi- 

(FiRST Lieut., Ordnance, Feb. 26, 1853) 
sion, 1851-55. 

Resigned, Nov. 17, 1856. 

Civil History.— Banker, San Francisco, Cal., 1856-57. Chief of the Scien- 
tific Commission in the service of the Mexican Government, for the Survey 
and Exploration of the Pubhc Lands in the State of Souora, Mex., 1857-60, — 
and of Lower Cahfomia, 1858-60. 



118 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1845. Class Rank. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
(Col. Statp— Inspectok-Genekal D. C. Volunteeks, Jan. 1, 1861) 
1861-64: in Organizing and DiscipUning District of Columbia Volunteers 
serving in the Defense of "Washington, D. C , Jan. 1 to Apr. 16. 1861; in com- 
mand of District of Columbia Volunteers, Apr. 16 to July 23, 1861. being en- 
gaged in guarding the Baltimore and Oliio Railroad, and outposts of Washing- 
ton, D. C, Apr., 1861,— in the Captm-e o+' Alexandria, Va., May 24, 1861,— on 
(Colonel, 14th Infanxey, ALvy 14, 1861) 
(Beig. -General, U. S. Volunteeks, Mat 17, 1861) 
Rockville Expedition, June 10, 1861,— Skimiishes at Conrad's and Edward's 
Ferry, Md., June, 1861; Skirmish at Harper's Ferrj', July 7, 1861,— and in 
Major-General Patterson's Operations in the Shenandoah Valley, commanding 
Brigade, July 8-23, 1861; in command of Special Corps of Observation on 
the Upper Potomac, Aug. 10, 1861, to Feb. 9, 1862; as Pi'isoner at Ft. Lafay- 
ette and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., where he was incarcerated Feb. 9, 1862, without 
charges being preferred against him, and held till Aug. 16, 1862, when he was 
released from arrest; in waiting orders at Washington, D. C, Aug. 16, 1862, 
to May, 1863; in the Department of the Gulf, May, 1863, to Apr. 16, 1864, 
being engaged in the Siege of Port Hudson, May 27- July 8, 1863, and was one 
of the Commissioners for receiving its Surrender, — as Chief of Staff of Major- 
General Banks, July 25, 1863, to Apr. 16, 1864, — in Sku-mishes on Bayou 
Teche, Oct., 1863,— Battle of Sabine Cross Roads, Apr. 8, 1864,— and Battle oi 

(Musteeed out of Voll^'teek Service, Ape. 4, 1864) 
Pleasant Hill, Apr. 9, 1864; awaiting orders at Caiio, HI., Apr. 18 to Aug. 13, 
1864; and in command of Brigade of 5th Corps (Ai-my of the Potomac}, be- 
fore Petersbm-g, Aug. 21 to Sep. 13, 1864. 

Resigned, Sep. 13, 1864. 

Civil History. — Engineer and Sui>erintendent of the Dover Mining Com- 
pany, Groochland County, Va., since 1865. 



1238 . . (Bom N. H. ) FITZ-JOHN PORTER ( Ap'd at Large) . . 8 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Aettlleet, Jult 1, 1845. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va.. 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 

(Second Lieut., 4th Aettlleet, June 18, 1846) 

1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of 

(FiEST Lieut., 4th Aettlleet, Mat 29, 1847, to Oct. 31, 1856) 

Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Conti-eras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— 

Battle of MoUno del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847— Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 

(Bvt. Captain, Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Molino del Ret, Mex. ) 

(Bvt. Major, Sep. 13, 1847, foe G-uu^ant and Meeitoeious Services 

IN the Battle of Chapultepec, Mex.) 

1847. — and Assault of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13, 1847, where he waswormded 

at the Belen Gate; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va.. 1848, — Ft. Pickens. Fla., 

1848-49; at the Military AcademA', 1849-55, as Asst. Instructor of Artillerv, 

July 9, 1849, to Sep. 1, 1853,— as' Adjutant, Sep. 1, 1853, to Aug. 1, 1854,— 

and as Instructor of Aililleiy and Cavalry, May 1, 1854, to Sep. 11, 1855; in 

garrison at Ft. Brady, Mich., 1855-56; as Asst. Adjutant-General of the De- 

(BvT. C.VPT. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, June 27, 1856) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 119 



NxJMBEE. 1845. Class Eank. 

partment of the West, at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., July 24 to Dec. 29, 1856; on 
Special duty in Washington and New York, Dec. 29, 1856, to Sep. 11, 1857; as 
Asst. Adjutant-General of Utah Expedition, Sep. 11, 1857, to Feb. 29, 1860 ; 
on leave of absence, Mar.-Oct., 1860; Inspecting Eecruits at New York city, 
Oct., 1860, to Feb. 15, 1861; and on Special duty on the Gulf of Mexico, 
Feb. 15 to Mar. 30, 1861. 

Sei-A-ed during the KebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861-63: as Chief of 
Staff of the Department of Pennsylvania, and of the forces commanded suc- 

(CoLONEL, 15th Infantey, Mat 14, 1861) 
cessively by Majors-General Patterson and Banks in Shenandoah Valley, 

(BKIG.-GEN-ERAIi, U. S. VoLTJNTEEKS, MaY 17, 1861) 

Apr. 27 to Aug., 1861, being engaged in the Action of Falling Waters, July 2, 
1861; in command of Di^-ision in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Aug., 
1861, to Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, in command of 
Division, Mar. -May, 1862, and of 5th Corps, May-Aug., 1862 (Army of the 
Potomac\ being engaged in the Siege of Yorktowu, as Director of the Siege, 
Apr. 5-May 4, 1862,— Action of New Bridge, May 23, 1862,— Action and Cap- 
ture of Hanover Court House, May 27, 1862, — Battle of Mechanicsville, 
June 26, 1862,— Battle of Gaines' IViill, June 27, 1862,— Action of Turkey 
(B\"r. Brig.-Genee VL, U. S. Army, June 27, 1862, for Gallant and 
^Meritorious Conduct at the Battle of Chickahoiminy, Va. ) 
Bridge, June 30, 1862,— and Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862; ui command 
of 5th Corps in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, being en- 

(Majoe-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteers, July 4, 1862) 
gaged in the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 30, 1862, — and Ketreat to Washington, 
D. C, Aug. 30-Sep. 2, 1862; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Sep. 2-13, 
1862; and in the Marj'land Campaign, in command of 5th Corps (Ai-my of the 
Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 
1862,— and Skirmish of Shepardstown, Sep. 19, 1862. 

Cashieeed, Jan. 21, 1863, and "Forever Disqualified from holding ant 

Office of Trust or Profit under the Government of the United 

States, " fob Violation of the Oth and 52d Articles of War. 



1239.. (Bom Me.) JOSIAH H. CARLISLE (Ap'dMe.)..9 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MUitaiy Academy from July 1, 

1840, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Trumbull, Ct, 1845-46,— Ft. Adams, E. L, 1846,— 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artllleey, June 18, 1846) 

(Trassfeeeed to 2d Aetilleey, Oct. 19, 1846) 

Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged 

in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847; on Eecraiting service, 1847-48; 

(First Lieut., 2d Artllleey, Oct. 12, 1847) 
in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848,— and Ft. Johnston, N. C, 1848-49; in 
Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in garrison at Ft. 
Moultrie, S. C. 1851-52,— and Ft. McHenry-, Md., 1852-54; on frontier duty at 
Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1854-57; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1857,— and 

(Captain, 3d Artillery, Mae. 3. 1857) 
Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artilleiy School for Practice), 1857-59; on Harper's Ferry 
Expedition for suppressing John Brown's Eaid, 1859; and in garrison at Ft. 
Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1859-61,— and Washington, D.C., 
1861. 



120 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1845. Class Kank. 

Served duiing the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-65: in Defense ol 
Washington, D. C, Feb. 21 to July 16, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign 
(Army of the Potomac), July, 1861, being engaged in command of Battery, in 
the Battle of Bull Eun, July 21, 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, 
July, 1861, to Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the 
(BvT. Major, July 1, 1862, for Gall.\.nt and Meritorious Services 

DURING THE PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA) 

Potomac), in command of 5th Brigade of Artillery Eeserve, Mar. -Aug., 1862, 
being engaged in Batteries at the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 19, and Apr. 25 to 
May 4, 1862,— at Hill near Gaines' House, May 31 to June 5, 1862,— at Gaines' 
Hill and vicinity, June 9-11, 1862,— at Garnet's Farm, June 27, 1862,— at 
Goldiug's Farm,' June 28, 1862,— at Turkey Bridge, June 30, 1862,— and at 
Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862; on sick leave of absence, Aug. 3, 1862, to Apr. 14, 
1863; on Eecrniting service at New York city, Apr. 16 to Nov. 4, 1863; on leave 
of absence, Nov. 4, 1863, to Jan. 15, 1864; on Mustering aiid Disbursing duty, 
(Retired erom Active Service, Nov. 4, 1863, for Disabilitt resulting 
FROM Long and Faithful Services and Disease Contracted in 

THE LINE of DuTX) 

Jan, 15, 1864, to Nov. 29, 1865; and unemployed Nov. 29, 1865, to Dec. 16, 
1866. 

Died, Dec. 16, 1866, at Aberdeen, Md. : Aged 46. 



1240 . . (Bom England) . . GEORGE EDWARDS (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 10 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fiom July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Abtillert, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in gai-rison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1845-46; in the War with Mex- 

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 18, 1846) 

ICO 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— 

Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, -Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr 17-18, 1847, 

— Skii'mishof Amazoque, May 14, 1847,— and Defense of Puebla, Sep. 13 to 

Oct. 12, 1847, where he was wounded; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 

(BvT. First Lieut., Oct. 12. 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Conduct in the Defense of Puebla, Mex. ) 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Oct. 19, 1847) 

1848; in Florida Hostihties against the Semuaole Indians, 1848-50; and in 

garrison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1851. 

Eesigned, June 30, 1851. 

Civil History.— Civil Engineer, constructing Eailroads in New York, Illi- 
nois, and Missouri, 1851-59. Accountant for the Tudor Ice Company, Bos- 
ton, Mas., since 1859. 



1241. .(Born Ga.). ....... .HENRY COPPEE (Ap'd Ga.)..ll 

MiUtary History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted m the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1845. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1845-46; in the War with Mex- 
(Second Lieut., 1st Artilleby, June 18, 1846) 



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NuMBEE. 1845. Class Eane. 



ico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847.— Battle 
of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish of La Hoya, June 20, 1847,— 
Skii-mish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,- Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847, 

(FiKST Lieut., 1st Abtilleby, Aug. 20, 1847) 
— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 
(BvT. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, foe Gat.t.ant and Mekitokious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Contkeeas and Chueubusco, Mex. ) 
1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; at 
the ilUitary Academy as Asst. Professor of French, Aug. 22, 1848, to June 22, 
1849; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1849-50; and at the Military Academy, 
as Principal Asst. Professor of Geography, History, and Ethics, Jan. 14, 1850, 
to May 16, 1855. 

Resigned, June 30, 1855. 

Civil History. — Professor of English Literature and History, University 
of Pennsylvania, 1855-66. Degree of M. A. conierred by the University of 
Georgia, 1848. Member of several Scientific and Historical Societies, 
1851-67. Author of "Elements of Logic, designed as a Manual of Instruction," 
1858; "Elements of Rhetoric, 1859 ;" " Grant and his Campaigns," 1866; and 
several mihtary works, 1858-67. Edited a "Gallery of Famous Poets," 1858; 
and a "Gallery of Distinguished Poetesses," 1861. Editor of the "United 
States Service Magazine," 1864-66; and Contributor to the Principal Reviews 
and Magazines in the United States, since 1848. Compiler of "Songs of 
Praise in the Christian Centuries," 1866. President of the Lehigh Univer- 
sity, at Bethlehem, Pa., since 1866. Degree of LL. D. conferred by the Uni- 
versity of Pennsylvania, 1866, — and by Union College, N. Y., 1866. 



1242. .(Bom N. Y.) FRANCIS COLLINS (Ap'd N. Y.). .12 

Militcuy History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Secont) Lieut. , 4th Aetilleey, July 1, 1845. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1845-46; on Recruiting service, 1846; 
(Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, Aug. 18, 1846) 
in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, 
Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Con- 
treras, Aug. 19-20, 1847, where he was wounded in the Assault of the enemy's in- 
(BvT. FiEST Ldeut., Aug. 20, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
in the Battles of Conteeeas and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
trenchments,— and as Aide-de-Camp to Bi-ig. -General Shields, Dec. 27, 1846, 
(First Lieut., 4th Aettllery, Sep. 13, 1847) 

to Feb. 3, 1847; and in Florida HostiUties against the Seminole Indians. 
1849-50. 

Resigned, Dec. 11, 1850. 

Civil History.— Counsellor at Law, Dayton, 0., 1851-53. Solicitor for the 
city of Dayton, O., 1853. Counsellor at Law, Columbus, O., since 1853. So- 
licitor for the city of Columbus, O., 1861-62. 



1243. .(Bom Pa) JOSEPH F. FARRY (Ap'd Pa.). .13 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was gratluated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Atilleey, July 1, 1845. 
Served: in Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 1845^6; and in theWar with Mex- 



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NuMBEE. 1845. Class Bank. 

ico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle 
of Kesaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— 

(Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Oct. 17, 1846) 
Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, 

(FiEST LiETjT., 3d Aetilleey, Aug. 13, 1847) 
— Captm-e of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 
1847, — and Battle of Molino del E,ey, where, while gallantly leading his men 
over the enemy's intrenchments, he was 

Killed, Sep. 8, 1847: Aged 23. 



1244. .(Born Ct.) LOUIS D. "WELCH (Ap'd Ct). .14 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleby, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Marion, Fla., 1845-46; on Recruiting service, 1846; 

(Second Lieut., 3d Aetllleby, Oct. 27, 1846) 

in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, at Tampico; on sick leave of absence, 1847; 

(I'liiST Lieut. , 3d Aetilleey, Sep. 8, 1847) 
in the War with Mexico, 1847, being engaged in the Attack of the San Antonio. 
Garita of the City of Mexico, Sep. 12-13, 1847; and on sick leave of absence, 
1847^8. 

Died, Mab. 24, 1848, at St. Augustine, Fla. : Aged 23. 



1245 . . (Bom Ct. ) GEORGE P. ANDRE'WS (Ap'd N. C. ) . . 15 

Military History.- Cadet at the U. S. Mihtaiy Academy, from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, July 1, 1845. 
Served: in garrison at Augusta Arsenal, Ga., 1845^6; on Recruiting ser- 
vice, 1846, in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of 

(Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Feb. 16, 1847) 
VeraCniz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Cap- 
ture of Sau Antonio, Aug. 20. 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— 
Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, where he was wounded, —Battery 
(Fiest Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Sep. 8, 1847) 
(Bvt. Captain, Sep. 8, 1847, foe Gallant and ilEEnoEious Con-duct 
IN THE Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 
against Chapultepec, Sep. 12-13, 1847,— and Assault and Capture of the City 

(Bvt. SLvjob, Sep. 13, 1847, foe Gallant Conduct at Chapultepec, Mex. ) 
of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Quartermaster, 3d Artillery, June 4, 1847, to 
Oct 26, 1848; on voyage to California, 1848-49; on frontier duty at San Fran- 
cisco, CaL, 1849,— Benicia, Cal., 1849-51.— on Commissary dutj' at Ft. Yuma, 
Cal., 1851-53, being engaged in several Skirmishes in the vicinitv, — San Fran- 
cisco, Cal., 1853,— Ft. Gibson, L T., 1854,— Ft. Washita, L T., 1854-55,- and 
Benicia, CaL, 1856-59; as Quartermaster, 3d Artillerj', June 1, to Nov. 1, 1858; 

(Capiaxn, 3d Aetilleey, Oct. 12, 1858) 
on leave of absence, 1860; and on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 
1860, — Expedition against Snake Indians, 1860, being engaged in a Skirmish 



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near Harnev Lake, Aug., I860,— Ft. Dalles, Or., I860,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 
1860-61— and Alcatraz Island, Cal., 1861. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
fenses of Washington. D. C. Dec. 12, 1861, to Mar. 20, 1862; in garrison at 
Fort Point, San Francisco harbor, Cal, Apr. 29, 1862, to Sep. lU. 1863; as 
Asst. Provost-Marshal General, for California and Nevada, Sep. 10, 1863, to 
Feb. 1, 1864; and in garrison at Angel Island, San Francisco harbor, Cal., 
Feb. 1, 1864, to Oct. 1865,— at Ft. Adams, E. I., Nov. 30, 1865, to Apr. 30, 

(Majoe, 5th Aktilleky, July 28, 1866) 
1867,— and Ft. Jeflferson, Tortugas, Fla., June 3, 1867, to 



1246.. (Bom Me.) THOMAS B. J. WELD (Ap'dMe.). .16 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1840, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Aetilleet, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in the Mihtaiy Occupation of Texas, 1845-46, at Coi-pus Christi; in 

the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, 

May 8, 1846,— Battle of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— and Battle of 

(Second Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, Feb. 16, 1847) 
Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846; and in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848,— and 

(FiEST Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, Oct. 19, 1847) 
Ft Moultrie, S. C, 1849-50. 

Died, Sep. 10, 1850, at Ft. Moulteie, S. C. : Aged 27. 



1247. (Bom N.Y.) JOHN P. HATCH (Ap'd N. Y.)..17 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. INIilitary Academy from July 1, 
1840, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantey, July 1, 1845) 

Served: in the Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with 
Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Bat- 
tle of Resaca de la Pahna, May 9, 1846,— Siege of Vera Craz, Mai-. 9-29. 

(TE.VNSFEEEED TO MOUNTED RiFLES, JULY 17, 1846) 

1847,— Skirmish of Puenta del Medio. Mar. 24, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, 
Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churu- 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, Ape. 18, 1847) 

busco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— and Assault and 

(BvT. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, foe G.allant and Mekitoeious Conduct 

IN the Battles of Conteeeas and Chueubusco, Mex. ) 

(Bvt. C.\pt., Sep. 13, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Chapih^tepec, Mex. ) 

Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Adjutant, Mounted Rifles, 

Nov. 1, 1847, to May 1. 18-50; in garrison at Jefierson Barracks, Mo., 1848; 

on Recruiting .service, 1848-49; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth (Camp 

Sumner \ Kan., 1849,— March to Oregon, 1849,— Oregon City, 1849-50, — Acting 

\sst. Adjutant-General, Department of Oregon, Oct. 3, 1849, to May 8, 1850, 

—and at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1850; on Recraiting service, 1851; in garri- 

(Fiest Lieut., Mol'Nted Rifles, June 30, 1851) 
son, at Jefferson Ban-acks, Mo., 1851-52; on frontier duty at Indianola, Tex., 



124 GRADUATES OP THE 



NuMBEE. 1845. Class Rank. 



185-2,— Ft. MerriU, Tex., 1852,— Scouting, 1852,— Ft. Merrill, Tex, 1852-53, 
—Ft. Ewell, Tex., 1853,— Ft. Merrill, Tex., 1853,— Edinburg, Tex., 1853,— 
aud Ft Merrill, Tex., 1853-54; on Kecraiting service, 1854-56; on frontier 
duty at Ft. Union, N. M., 1856-57,— Gila Expedition, 1857, being engaged 
against MogoUon Indians in a Skirmish at the Canon de los Muertos Carneros, 
N. M., May 24, 1857,— Ft. Deiiance, N. M., 1857-58,— Navajo Expedition, 
1858, being engaged in a Skirmish near Laguna Negra, N. M., Sep. 25, 1858, 
—Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1858,— Scouting, 1858,— Ft. Craig, N. M., 1858-59,— 
Scouting, 1859,— Ft. Craig, N. M., 1859-60,— and at Albuquerque, N. M., 

(Captain, Mounted Eifles, Oct. 13, 1860) 
1860-61, as Depot Commissary; and as Chief of Commissariat, Department of 
New Mexico, May 23 to Aug., 1861. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 
(BaiG. -General, U. S. Volunteees, Sep. 28, 1861) 
of Brigade of Cavalry at Annapolis, Md., Dec. 24, 1861, to Mar. 28, 1862. and 
of the Post, Feb. 7 to Mar. 28, 1862; in command of the Cavalry of 5th Army 
Corps, in Operations in Shenandoah Valley, Mar. 28 to July 29, 1862, being 
engaged in the Combat of Winchester, June 26, 1862, — and Retreat to the Po- 
tomac, June 26, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. 1 to Sep. 2, 
1862, being engaged in the Combat of Groveton, Aug. 28, 1862, — Battle of 
Manassas, Aug., 29-30, 1862, where he was wounded, — and Battle of Chan- 
(BvT. Majok, Aug. 30, 1862, foe Gallant and Mekitobious 
Seevices at the Battle of Manassas, Va. ) 
tilly, Sep. 1, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, in command of Division (Army 
of JPotomac), Sep. 6-14, 1862, being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, 
Sep. 14, 1862, where he was severely wounded ; on sick leave of absence, dis- 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Sep. 14, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious 
Seevices at the Battle of South Mountain, Md. ) 
abled by wound, Sep. 15, 1862, to Feb. 18, 1863; on Court-Martial duty, 
Feb. 18 to July 28, 1863; in command of Draft Rendezvous at Philadelphia, 
Pa., July 28 to Oct. 31, 1863; in command of Cavalry Depot at St. Louis, Mo., 

(Majoe, 4th Cavalet, Oct. 27, 1863) 
Nov. 9, 1863, to Feb. 29, 1864; in command of District of Florida, Department 
of the South, Mar. 28 to Apr. 20, 1864.— of Department of the South. May 1-26, 
1864,— of District of Hilton Head, &c.. Department of the South, May 27 to 
Aug. 1, 1864, being in command of the forces operating on John's Island. S. C, 
July 1-10, 1864, including the Action of July 9, 1864,— of District of Floiida, 
Aug. 4 to Nov. 10, 1864, — of Northern District, Department of the South, 
Nov. 18-27, 1864,— of Coast Division, Department of the South, N6v. 29, 1864, 
to Feb. 26, 1865, being in command at the Attack at Honey Hill, S. C, Nov. 30, 
1864, and Action of TuUafinny River, S. C, Dec. 9, 1864, afterwards under 
General Sherman's orders, co-operating with him while moving up the coast, 
participating in several Skirmishes, — and of District of Charleston, Department 
of South Carolina, Feb. 26 to Aug. 26, 1865; at New York city, awaiting orders, 
(BvT. Colonel, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious 
Seevices during the Rebellion) 
(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Aejiy, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services in thf Field during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Maj.-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Mar. 13, 1865, foe Gallant 

AND Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

Aug. 26, 1865, to Apr. 16, 1866; and in command of Regiment, Department of 

Texas, May 9, 1866, to 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 



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NuMBEK. 1845. Class Rank. 

1248 (Bom 0.) JOHN A. RICHEY (Ap'dO.) .18 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantby, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in Military Occupation of Texas. 1845-46; and in the War with 

Mexico, 1846-47. being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— 

Battle of Resaca de la" Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 

(Second Lietjt., 5th Ineantrt, June 29, 1846) 
1846, — and while bearing dispatches, was 

Killed, Jan. 13, 1847, at Vila Gean, Mex. : Aged 22. 



1249 . . (Bom Mas. ) HENRY MERRILL (Ap'd at Large) . . 19 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1845. 

Wliile on his way to join the Army of Occupation in Texas, he was, by the 
falling of a spar on board the Propeller Augusta, 

Killed, Oct. 23, 1845, in Aeansas Bay, Tex. : Aged 24. 



1250 . . (Bom Pa. ) PATRICK A. FARRELLY . . (Ap'd at Large) . . 20 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and pi-omoted in the Army to 
Btt. Second Lieut., 4th Intantey, July 1, 1845. 
Served: in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46: in the "War with Mex- 
ico. 1846-48. being emjaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of 
Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 10, 1846) 

Siege of Vera Craz, Mar. 9-29, 1847.— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 

1847. — and Battle of Chunibusco, Aug. 20, 1847, where he was severely 

(Bvt. FmsT Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battles of Contreras and Chururusco, Mex. ) 

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Dec. 9, 1847) 

wounded; and on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson. I. T., 1849-50, — Ft. Towson, 

I T.. 1850.— San Antonio. Tex., 18-50,- Corpus Christi, Tex., 1850-51,— Ft. 

Smith, Ark., 1851,— and Ft. Washita, I. T., 1851, where, by being thrown 

from his horse, he was 

Killed, Aug. 4, 1851: Aged 30. 



1251. (Bom N. Y.). . . .ABRAM B. LINCOLN (Ap'd K Y.). .21 

Maitary History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1840, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1845. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, K"n., 1845-46, — and Camp 

Kearny, Mo., 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the 

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Jvtly 12, 1846) 



126 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1845. Class Eaxk. 

Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, 
— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 18-17, — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 
1847,— and Battle of Molino del Key, Sep. 8, 1847, where he was severely 
(BvT. FiKST Leeut., Sep. 8, 1847, for G.uj^axt and Meeitokious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Mollno del Ret, AIex. ) 
(FiEST Lieut. , 4th Infantey, Nov. 24, 1847) 
wounded; in gamson at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., 1849, 1850,— and Ft. On- 
tario, N. Y., 1850-51; and on sick leave of absence, 1851-52. 

Deed, Ape. 15, 1852, at Pilatea, Fla. : Aged 32. 



1252 . . (Bom O. ) . . BEZALBBL "W. ARMSTRONG (Ap'd O. ) . . 22 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Deagoons, July 1, 1845. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1845-46,— Scouting on 

Western Prairies, 1846,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1846,— and Camp Page, Tex., 

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Ape. 1, 1846) 
1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at Vera Cruz and the City of Mexico ; 
in garrison at CaiTollton, La., 1848; and on sick leave of absence, 1848-49. 
Died, Feb. 17, 1849, at New Lisbon, O. : Aged 26. 



1253.. (Bom Va.) WILLIAM T. ALLEN (Ap'd Va. ) . . 23 

Military History.- Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1845. 
Served in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845. 

Deed, Dec. 6, 1845, at Coepus Cheisti, Tex. : Aged 22. 



1254 . . (Bom Min. ) . . JAMES G. S. SNELLING * (Ap'd 0. ) . . 24 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from JiUy 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in the MiUtaiT Occupation of Texas. 1845-46; in the War ^vith 

Mexico, 1846-47. being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— 

Battle of Eesaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantey, July 21, 1846) 

1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 

1847, —Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churabusco, Aug. 20, 

(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, foe Gallant and MERnoRious Conduct 

in the Battles of Contreeas and Churubusco, Mex.) 

1847,— and Battle of Mohno del Key, Sep. 8, 1847, where he was severely 

(BvT. Capt., Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and MEErroEious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 



• Son of Colonel Josiah S.sbixing, who served in the War of 1812-16. 



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NuMBEE. 1845. Class Rank. 

wounded; in garrison at Jeflferson Barracks, Mo., 18i8; on frontier duty, on 

(FiEST LiETJT., 8th Infantry, Jan. 22, 1849) 
march through Texas to Ft. Gates, 1849-52,— Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1852,— Camp 
Johnston, Tex., 1852,— Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. Clark, Tex., 

(Captain, 10th Infantey, Mar. 3, 1855) 
1853, — and Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1854; and on Eecruiting service, 1855. 
Died, Aug. 25, 1855, at Cincinnati, O. : Aged 33. 



1255. .(Bom Fla.) EDMUND K. SMITH (Ap'd Fla.). .25 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1845. 
Served: in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mex- 
ico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle 
of Eesaca de la Pahiia, May 9, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Aug. 22, 1846) 
—Battle of Cen-o Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Coutreras, Aug. 19-20, 
(Bvt. First Lieut, Ape. 18, 1847, foe Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battles of Ceeeo Gordo, Mex. ) 
(Bvt. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, foe Gallant and Meritorious Con-duct 
IN the Battle of Conteeras, Mex. ) 
1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Eey, Sep. 8, 
1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 12-13, 1847, — and Assault and Cap- 
ture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in gan-ison at Jefferson 
Barracks, Mo., 1848-49; at the Militaiy Academy, as Asst. Professor of 
Mathematics, Oct. 23, 1849, to Nov. 11, 1852; on frontier duty at Einggold 

(First Lieut., 7th Infantey, Mae. 9, 1851) 
Barracks, Tex., 1853,— Ft. Bro\vn, Tex., 1853-54,— March to Ft. Bliss, Tex., 
1854, — Escorting U. S. Boundary Commission, 1854-55, — March to California, 

(Captain, 2d Cavaley, Mae. 3, 1855) 
1855,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 1856,— Scouting, 1856,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 1856-57,— 
and Ft. Inge, Tex., 1857-58; absent on leave, 1858-59; and on frontier duty. 
Scouting, 1859, being engaged against the Camanche Indians, in the Action 
of May 13, 1859, in Nescutunga Valley, where he was severely wounded,— at 
Camp Eadziminski, I. T., 1859,— Camp Cooper, Tex., 1859,— Camp Colorado, 
Tex., 1859-60, 1860-61,— and Ft. Mason, Tex., 1861; and on leave of ab- 

(Majoe, 2d Cavaley, Jan. 31, 1861) 
sence, 1861. 

Eesigned, Ape. 6, 1861. 

Joined in the Eebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1256..(Bom Me.) ..THOMAS J. MONTGOMERY (Ap'd Me. ) . . 26 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 8th Infantey, July 1, 1845. 
Served: in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mex- 
ico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of 
Eesaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— 
(Second Lieut., 4th Infantey, Sep. 9, 1846) 



128 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEK. 1845. Class Rank. 

Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847 
—Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,-Battle of Molino del Eey, Sep. 8, 
1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in 

(FiEST Lieut., 4th Infantey, Dec. 26, 1847) 
garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848,— Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 1848-49, 1849-52, 
— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852; and on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1852, 

(Captain, 4th Infantey, Mae. 27, 1854') 
—Ft. DaUes, Or., 1852-54,— and Ft. SteUacoom, Wash., 1854. 

Died, Nov. 22, 1854, at Ft. Stexlacoom, Wash. : Aged 32. 



1257 . . (Bom Va. ) JOHN "W. DAVIDSON .... ( Ap'd at Large. ) . . 27 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Deagoons, July 1, 1845. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1845-46, — and Ft. Craw- 
ford, Wis., 1846; in the War Math Mexico, 1846-48, with the "Army of the 

(Second Lieut., 1st Deagoons, Ape. 21, 1846) 
West," being engaged in the Combat of San Pasqual, Cal., Dec. 6, 1846, — Pas- 
sage of the San Gabriel River, Jan. 8, 1847, — and Skirmish on the Plains of 
Mesa, Jan. 9, 1847; on frontier duty at Los Angelos, Cal., 1848-49, — Sonoma, 

(Fiest Lieut., 1st Deagoons, Jan. 8, 1848) 
Cal., 1849-50,— and Scouting, 1850, being engaged in the Action at Clear Lake, 
May 15, 1850, on Russian River, Cal., 1850, and on Sacramento River, Cal., 
1850; on Recruiting service, 1850 ; as Quartermaster, 1st Dragoons, Dec. 1, 
1850, to Jan. 4, 1851, and Adjutant, Jan. 4, to Sep. 30,1851; in ganison at 
Jefferson Banracks, Mo., 1851; and on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 
1851,— Ft. Snelling, Min., 1851-53,— Cantonment Burgwin, N. M., 1853-54,— 
Scouting, 1854, being in command against Jicarilla Apache Indians, in the Ac- 
tion of Cieneguilla, N. M., Mar. 30, 1854, where he was wounded, — Cantonment 
BurgMin, N. M., 1854, — Scouting, 1854, being engaged in the Skirmish of Fish- 
ers Peak, N. M., June 5, 1854,— Rayado, N. M., 1854,— Santa Fe, N. M., 1854, 
—Ft. Thorn, N. M., 1854,— Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1855,— Ft. Stanton, N. M., 

(Captain, 1st Deagoons, Jan. 20, 1855) 
1855,— Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1855-56,— Ft. Stanton, N. M., 1856,— in command 
of Expedition to open route from Ft. Stanton, N. M., to Pecos River, Tex., 
1856,— Ft. Buchanan, N. M., 1857,— Scouting, 1857-58,— March to Ft. Tejon, 
Cal., 1858-59, — in command of Expedition to explore Owen Lake and River, 
1859,— Ft. Tejon, Cal., 1859, 1859-60,— conducting Recruits to California, 
1860-61,— and Ft. Tejon, Cal., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
fenses of Washington, D. C, Jan., 1861-Feb., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsu- 
(Majoe, 2d Cavaley, Nov. 14, 1861) 
(Bkig.-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Feb. 3, 1862) 
lar Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar.-July, 1862, being engaged in the 
Action of Lee's MiUs, Apr. 5, 1862,— Action of Mechanicsville, May 24, 1862,— 
Battle of Gaines' Mills, June 27, 1862,— Action of Golding's Farm, June 28, 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Jitne 27, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious 
Seevices at the Battle of Gaines' Mills, Va. ) 
1862,— Battle of Savage Station, June 29, 1862,— and Battle of Glendale, June 30, 
(BvT. Colonel, June 28, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Sekvioes 
AT the Battle of Golding's Fakm, Va. ) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 129 



NxJMBEE. 1845. Class Eane. 



1862; in command of St. Louis District of Missouri, Aug. 6 to Nov. 13, 1862, 
— of the Army of South-east Missouri, destined to move against Little Rock. 
Nov. 13, 1862, to Feb. 23, 1863; and of the St. Louis District of Missouri, Feb. 23 
to June 6, 1863, — and directing the movements of the troops of the District at 
Pilot Knob, Fredericktown and Cape Girardeau, and pursuit of the enemy 
during Marmaduke's raid into Missouri, Apr., 1863; in movement upon Little 
Rock, Ark., in command of Cavaky Division, June 6 to Sep. 10, 1«63, being 
engaged in the Action of Brownsville, Ark. (in command), Aug. 25, 1863, — 
Assault and Capture of Bayou Metre, Ark. (in command), Aug. 27, 1863, 
— Action of Ashley's Mills, Ark. (in command), Aug. 29, 1863, — and Action of 
Little Rock, Ark., Sep. 10, 1863; in charge of the West Division Cavalry 
Bureaii, Mar. 11 to June, 1864; as Chief of Cavalry, Military Division of 
West of Mississippi, June 26, 1861, being in command of Cavalry Expedition 
from Baton Rouge to Pascagoula, Nov. 21, 1861; in command of 2d Cavalry. 

(Btt. BKiG.-GENEK.iL, U. S. Aemy, jVL^-k. 13, 1865, FOK Gallant and 
Meeitoeious Seevices at the Captuee of Little Rock, Aek. ) 

(BvT. IVL^j.-Geneeal, U. S. Voltjnteees, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant 
AND Meeitoeious Seevices dueing the Rebellion) 

(BvT. Ma J. -Geneeal, U. S. Aemy, Mae. 13, 1865, foe G.\llant and 

Meeitoeious Seevices in the Field dueing the Rebellion) 

Mar. 6 to June 1, 1866, at Ft. Riley, Kan. ; on tour of inspection in the De- 

(MUSTEEED OUT OF VoLUNTEEE SeEVICE, JaN. 15, 1866) 

partment of Missouri, June 1 to Sep. 2, 1866; in command of 2d Cavalry, 
Sep. 2 to Nov. 1, 1866, at Ft. Riley, Kan. ; as Acting Inspector-General of the 
Department of Missomi, Nov. 1, 1866, to 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 10th Cavaley, Dec. 1, 1866) 



1258.. (Born Ky. )..,.... JAMES N. WARD (Ap'd Ga. ) . . 28 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 6th Infantey, July 1, 1845. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Smith, Ark., 1845-46; on Recruiting service, 
(Second Lieut., 3d Infantey, Sep. 21, 1846) 

1846-47; in the War with Mexico, 1847, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 
Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— and Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, where 
(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Ape. 18^ 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
in the Battle of Ceeeo Goedo, Mex. ) 
he was wounded in the storming of the enemy's intrenched heights; on sick 
leave of absence, 1847-48; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1849; on 
frontier duty, on March to Santa Fe, N. M., 1849,— Navajo Nation, 1849,— 
Santa F^, N. M., 1849-50,— Las Vegas, N. M., 1850, —Socorro, N. M., 1850,— 

(FiEST Lieut., 3d Infantey, Mae. 5, 1851) 
Las Vegas, N. M., 1850 -51,— Socorro, N. M., 1851-52,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1853, 
—Ft. Fillmore, Tex., 1853,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1853-54,— and Ft. Fillmore, 
N. M., 1854; on Recruiting service, 1854-57; and on sick leave of absence, 

(Captain, 3d Infantey, Sep. 28, 1857) 
1857-58. 

Died, Dec. 6, 1858, at St. Anthony, Mm. : Aged 35. 
9 



130 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1845. Class Rank. 

1259.. (Bom Ky.) JAMES M. HAWES (Ap'd Ky. ) . . 29 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mex- 

(Second Lieut., 2d Deagoons, Ape. 25, 1846) 

ico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz. Mar. 9-29, 1847,— 

Skirmish of San Juan de los Llanos, Aug. 1, 1847, — Battle of Contreras, 

(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Aug. 1, 1847, fok Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN the Aftaie of San Juan de los Llanos, Mex. ) 

(BvT. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

in the Battles of Conteeras and Chueubusco, Mex. : declined) 

Aug. 19, 1847, — Battle of Molino del Key, Sep. 8, 1847,— and Operations be- 
fore and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 12-14, 1847; at the Military 
Academy, 1848-50, as Asst. Instructor of Lafantry Tactics, June 24 to Aug. 31, 
1848,— Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 31, 1848, to Apr. 14, 1849,— and 
Asst. Instructor of Cavalry Tactics, Apr. 14, 1849, to Dec. 10, 1850; on profes- 

(FiEST Leeut., 2d Deagoons, Jan. 13, 1850) 
sional duty at the Cavalry School of Saumur, in France, 1850-52; on frontier 
duty at Ft. Inge, Tex., 1852,— Ft. Graham, Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. Chadbourne, 
Tex., 1853-55, — and Ft. Riley, Kan., 1855-56; on detached service at Wash- 

(C.VPTAIN, 2d De.4.goons, Dec. 13, 1855) 
ington, D. C, 1857; and on frontier duty on Utah Expedition, 1857-59, — and 
in quelling Kansas Disturbances, 1860-01. 

Resigned, I^Iat 9, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1260. (Bom Ky.) NE^WTON C. GIVBNS (Ap'd Ind. ) . . 30 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1845. 

Served: on frontier duty, on march from Ft. Washita, L T., to Ft. Wayne, 

L T., 1845-46,— Ft. Smith, Ark., 1846,— and Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1846; in the 

(Second Lieut., 2d Deagoons, May 9, 1846) 

War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Buena Vista, 

(Bvt. Fiest Lieut., Feb. 23, 1847, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Buena Vista, Mex. ) 

Feb. 22-23, 1847; on frontier duty, on march to California, 1848-49,— Los An- 

gelos, Cal., 1849,— Ft. Croghan, Tex., 1850-51,— Ft. Graham, Tex., 1851-52, 

(First Lieut., 2d Deagoons, July 25, 1850) 
1852,— Ft. Croghan, Tex., 1852-53,— Mai-ch to Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1853-54,— 
Corpus Christi, Tex., 1854,— and Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1854-55; in arrest, sus- 
pended, and sick, 1855-57; on Topographical duty in Texas, Oct. 12, 1857, to 

(Captain, 2d Deagoons, Feb. 28, 1857) 
June 15, 1858; and on sick leave of absence, 1858-59. 

Died, Mae. 9, 1859, at San Antonio, Tes. : Aaso 35. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 131 



Number. 184o. Class Bank. 

1261 . . (Bom Va. ) . RICHARD C. W. RADFORD (Ap'd Va. ) . . 31 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1841, to Jiily 1, 1815, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1815. 

Served: on frontier duty at Evansville, Ark., 1845-46, — Ft. Smith, Ark., 

1846-47,— Ft. Washita, I. T., 1847,— and Ft. Scott, Kan., 1847; in the War 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, May 18, 1846) 
with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at Carlisle, Pa. (Cavalry School for Prac- 
tice), 1848-49; on sick leave of absence, 1849-53; on frontier duty at Ft. 

(First Lieut. , 1st Dragoons, Oct. 24, 1848) 
Jones, Cal., 1853, — Scouting, 1853, being engaged against Illinois Indians in 
a Skirmish near the source of Illinois River, Or., Oct. 24, 1853, — -and at Ft. 

(Captain, 1st Dragoons, Sep. 4, 1855) 
Lane, Or., 1853-54; and on Recruiting service, 1854-56. 
Resigned, Nov. 30, 1856. 

Civil History. — Farmer, Lynchburg, Va., 1856-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1262.. (Bom N. Y.) DELOS B. SACKET (Ap'd N. Y.)..32 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1840, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut. , 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1845. 
Served: in the Mihtary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mex- 
ico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— Battle of 
Resaca de la Pahna, May 9, 1846,— and Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846; 
(BvT. First Lieut., May 9, 1846, fob Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, Tex. ) 
on frontier duty, in escorting Recruits to Ft. Gibson, I. T., and Ft. Smith, 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, June 30, 1846) 
Ark., 1847-48,— at Santa Fe, N. M., 1848-49,— Dona Ana, N. M., 1849-50,— 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Dec. 27, 1848) 
and Scouting against Apache Indians, 18-50; on Recruiting service, 1850: at 
the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Cavalry Tactics, Dec. 10, 1850, to 
Apr. 16, 1855; on Recruiting service, 1855; in garrison at Ft. Leavenworth, 

(Captain, 1st Cavalry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Kan., and removing intruders from Indian lands, 1855-56; as Member of Board 
to Revise the Army Regulations, Washington, D. C, 1856-57; on Inspection 
of Horses and Mules at Cincinnati, O., 1857; on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, 
queuing Kansas Disturbances, 1857-58,— on Utah and Cheyenne Expeditions, 
1858,— at Ft. Smith, Ark., 1858-59,— and on Antelope Hill Expedition, L T., 
1859; on leave of absence in Europe, 1859-60; and on frontier duty at Ft. 

(Major, 1st Cavalry, Jan. 31, 1861) 
Arbuckle, L T., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on March 
from the Indian Territory to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., May 3-27, 1861; as Acting 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 2d Cav.u:.ry, May 3, 1861) 

Inspector-General of the Department of Washington, June 13 to Aug. 8, 

1861; as Mustering and Disbursing Officer, New York city, Aug. 8 to Dec. 12, 

(GoL. Staff — Inspector-General, Oct. 1, 1861) 



132 GRADUATES OF THE 



NxJMBEK. 1845. Class Hank. 

1861; as Inspector-General of the Army of the Potomac, Dec. 13, 1861, to 
Jan. 10, 1863; at Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C, Dec. 13, 1861, 
to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, on the Staif of Major- 
General McClellan, Mar. -Aug., 1862, being present at the Battle of Gaines' 
Mill, June 27, 1862.— Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862,— and Battle of Mal- 
vern Hill, July 1, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, on the Staff of the Com- 
manding-Geueral of the Army of the Potomac, Sep. -Nov., 1862, being present 
at the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862,— and Battle of Antietam. 
Sep. 17, 1862; in the Kappahannock Campaign, on the Staff of Major-Geueral 
Burnside, commanding Army of the Potomac, Dec, 1862-Jan., 1863, being 
present at the Battle of Fredericksbiug, Dec. 13, 1862; in charge of the In- 
spector-General's Office at Washington, D. C, Jan. 10 to May 26, 1863; as 
Member of Board to Organize Invalid Corps, May 26 to Aug. 10, 1863, — and 
of Board for Retiring Disabled Officers, Aug. 10, 1863, to Apr. 1, 1864; on In- 
spection dutj' m the Departments of the Tennessee, Cumberland, Arkansas 
and New Mexico, Apr. 1, 1864, to Aug., 1865; awaiting orders at New York 
(BvT. Beig. -General, U. S. Akmt, Mar. 13, 1865, fob Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Field duelng the Rebellion) 
city, Aug. 1865, to Apr. 4, 1866; on tour of Inspection to and through Mon- 
tana Territory and thence to the Pacific Ocean, Apr. 19, to Sep. 10, 1866; as 
Inspector-General of the Department of the Tennessee, Nov. 9, 1866, to 
BvT. Major-General, U. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, for Faithfxti. 
AND Meritorious Services during the Rebellion. 



1263 . . (Born S. C.) BARNARD E. BEE (Ap'd at Large. ) . . 33 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1845. 
Served: in the MiUtary Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mex- 
ico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— and Bat- 
tle of Resaca de La Palma. May 9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846-47; in 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep. 21, 1846) 

the War vnih Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, 

Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, where he was 

(BvT. First Lieut., Apr. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritoeious Cont)uct 

IN THE Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex. ) 

wounded in storming the enemy's intrenched heights, — Skirmish of OkaLaka, 

Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churu- 

busco, Aug. 20, 1847, —Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— and Assault 

(BvT. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct in 

THE Battle of Chapuxtepec, Mex. ) 

and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14. 1847 "* ; as Adjutant, 3d Infantry, 

July 25, 1848, to Mar. "'3, 1855; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on 

frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 1 848-49, —Santa F6, N. M., 1850-51,— Ft. 

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Mar. 5, 1851) 
Bliss, Tex., 1851,— Ft. FiUmore, N. M., 1851-52,— Scouting, 1852,— Ft. FiU- 
more. N. M., 1852-53, —Albuquerque, N. M., 1853,— Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 
1854-55,— and Scouting, 1855; in garrison at the Cavalry School for Practice, 

'Captain, 10th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Carlisle, Pa., 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. SneUing, Min., 1856-57,— Ft. 

• Presented, 1864, by his Native State, South C'.arolina, with a Sword of Honor, for bis 
" Patriotic and Meritorous conduct " in the Mexican War. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 138 



NuMBEB. 1845. Class Eank. 

Ridgely, Alin., 1856-57, --Ft Suelling, Min., 1857,— and on Utah Expedition, 
1857-58, as Lieut. -Colonel Utah Volunteer Battalion, Dec. 8, 1857, to Dec. 1, 
1858; on leave of absence, 1858-60; and on frontier duty at Ft. Laramie, Dak., 
1860-61. 

Resigned, Mae. 3, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 

Killed, July 21, 1861, at the Battle of Bitll Run, Va. : Aged 37. 



1264. .(Bom Va.) WILLLA-M RHEA (Ap'd Ten.). .34 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtarv Academy from July 1, 
1811, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Arui}' to 
Btt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantky, July 1, 1845. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, L T., 1845-46; and in the War with 
(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep. 21, 1846) 
Mexico, 1846^7. 

Died, Jan. 7, 1847, at Monteeey, Mex. : Aged 22. 



1265. .(Bom N. Y.) GORDON GRANGER (Ap'd N. Y.). .35 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in gamsou at Detroit Barracks, Mich., 1845-46, — and Jefiferson 

(Tbansfeered to Mounted Rifles, July 17, 1846) 

BaiTacks, Mo., 1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the 

Siege of Vera Craz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, May 29, 1847) 
1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churabusco, Aug. 20, 
(BvT. First Lieut. , Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
1847, — Battle of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the 
(BvT. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Battle of Ch.ipultepec, Mex. ) 
City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in gaixison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848: 
on Recruiting service, 1848^9; on frontier duty, on the March to Oregon, 
1849,— Ft. Hall, Wash., 1849,— March to the Dalles, Or., 1849-50,— and at Ft. 
Vancouver, Wash., 1850-51; on leave of absence in Europe, 1851-52; on fron- 
tier duty at Ft Mei-rill, Tex., 1852, — escorting Commanding General of the 

(First Lieut., Mounted Rifles, May 24, 1852) 
Department of Texas, 18.52,— Ft Ewell, Tex., 1852,— Scouting, 1852,— Fl. 
Mcintosh, Tex.,1853,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex.. 1853, —Scouting, 1853, being 
engaged in the Pursuit and Destruction of a Band of 15 hostile Indians, at 
Golondrina Pass, Tex., June 18, 1853,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1853,— Ft Merrill, 
Tex., 1854,— Scouting. 1854,— Ft Merrill, Tex., 1854-55,— Corpus Christi, 
Tex., 1855, — conducting Recruits to Texas, 1855, — San Antonio, Tex,, 1856, — 
Scouting, 1856, being engaged against Lipan Indians, in a Skirmish on the 



131 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 184:5. Class Eank. 



Nueces River, Tex., Apr. 13, 1856,— and at Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1856; on Re- 
cruiting service, 1856-58; on frontier duty, conducting Recruits to New 
Mexico, 1858, — Ft. Craig, N. M., 1858, — escorting commanding officer of the 
Department of New Mexico, 1858-59,— and at Ft. Craig, N. M., 1859-60; and 
on sick leave of absence, 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Mustering 
duty in Ohio, being attached to the Staff of Major-General McCleUan, with the 
State appointment of Lieut. -Colonel. Apr. 23 to May 31, 1861; in conducting 

(Captain, Mounted Rifles, May 5, 1861: 3d Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861) 
Recruits to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., May -June. 1861; on Expedition to South- 
east Missouri, as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of Major Sturgis's command, 
June 2G to Aug. 31. 1861, being engaged in the Action at Dug Spring, Aug. 2, 
1861,— Battle of Wilson's Creek, Aug. 10, 1861,— and Retreat to Rolla, Aug., 

(BvT. M.iJOR, Aug. 10, 1861, foe G.vllant and Meritorious Services 

IN THE Battle of Wilson's Creek, Mo. ) 

1861; in command of St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., Sep. 1 to Dec. 31, 1861; in com- 

(CoLONEL, 2d Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, Sep. 2, 1861) 
mand of 3d Brigade (Army of the Mississippi), in the Movement on New 
Madrid, Mo., terminating in its Occupation, 5lar. 14, 1862, — and Captvu-e of 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 26, 1862) 
Island No. 10, in the Mississippi River, Apr. 8, 1862; in the Mississippi 
Campaign, in command of the Cavalrj- of the Army of the Mississippi, being 
engaged in the Advance upon and Siege of Coiinth, Apr. 22-Ma}' 30, 1862. — 
and Pursuit of Rebels to Baldwin, May 30-June 10, 1862; in command of 5th 
Division and Cavalry (Armj^ of the Mississippi), Aug. 1 to Sep. 5, 1852, -t.f 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 17, 1862) 
the Army of Kentucky, Oct. 7 to Nov. 17, 1862,— and of the District of Cen- 
tral Kentucky, Nov. 17, 1862, to Jan. 25, 1863; in Operations in Tennessee, 
being engaged in command of Franldin. Feb. Msui'., 1863, — Pursuit of Rebels 
under Van Dorn, to Duck River, ^lar., 1863, —in Defence of Franklin, 
Mar. -June, 1863, defeating the Assault of Van Dorn upon the place, Apr. 10, 
1863, — and Repulsing Forrest's Raid upon Triune, Jiuie 11, 1863; in Major- 
General Roseci-ans' Tennessee CaraiJiiign, and commanding District of the 
Cumberland, June 21 to Oct. 10, 1863, being engaged in the Advance on Tul- 
lahoma, June 24:-July -1, 1863, — Capture of Guy's Gap and SlaelbyviUe, June 27, 
1863, — Crossing^ the Cumberland M(junt;\ins and Tennes-see River, Aug. 15- 
Sep. 4, 1863,— Battle of Chickaniaugiv, Sep. 19-20, 1863,— and Occupation of 
(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Sep. 20, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious SER\^CES 
IN the Battije of Chickamauga, Ga. ) 
Chattanooga, Sep, 21-Oct. 10, 1863; in command of 4th Corps (Army of the 
Cumberland), in Occupation of and Operations about Chattanooga, Oct. 10, 
1863, to Apr., 1864,— Battle of Missionary Ridge, Nov. 23-25, 1863,— and Pur- 
(Bvt. Colonel, Nov. 24, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Sek\ices 
in the Battle of Chattanooga, Ten. ) 
suit of the enemy, Nov. 26, 1863; in the Movement to the rehef of Rnoxville, 
and in Occupation of East Tennessee, Nov. 28, 1863, to Apr. 11, 1864; in com- 
mand of Division in the Military Division of West Mississippi, June 30 to 
Sep. 12, 1864, being engaged in Operations against Ft. Graines, Alii^, Aug. 4-8, 
1864, — and Siege and Bombardment of Ft. Morgan, Ala., Aug. 10-22, 1864; in 
command of District of West Florida and Southern Alabama (Department of 
the Gulf), Sep. 12, 1864, to Feb. 26, 1865, and of 13th Army Corps, Feb. 26 to 
June 16, 1865, being engaged in the Siege of Spanish Fort, Mar. 27-Apr. 8, 
(Bvt. Brig. -General, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services in the Capture of Mobile, Ala. ) 

(Bvt. Maj.-General, U. S. Army, SIar. 13, 1865, for Distinguished 

Gallantry and Good Conduct xt the Capture of Fts. Gaines 

AND Morgan, Ala.) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 135 



NuMBEB. 1845. Class Bank. 

1865,— Storming of Blakely, Apr. 9, 1865, —Surrender of Mobile, Apr. 12, 
1865, — and Occupation of Mobile, Apr. 12^une 16, 1865; in command of 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 
District of Texas, June 19 to Aug. 2, 1865,— and of the Department of Ken- 
tucky, Aug. 12, 1865, to Jan. 15, 1866; awaiting orders, Jan. 15 to Apr. 15, 
1866; on leave of absence, Apr. 15, 1866, to 

Colonel, 25th Infantry, July 28, 1866. 



1266 . . (Bom N. Y. ) HENRY B. GLITZ * (Ap'd at Large) . . 36 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was gi'aduated and promoted in the Ai'my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 

1846-48, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown, Dec. 3-9, 1846, -Battle 

of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep. 21, 1846) 
Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish at Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 
(BvT. First Lieut., Ape. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex. ) 
1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 
1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Cap- 
ture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; at the Military Academy, 
as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Sep. 15, 1848, to Sep. 27, 1855; on 

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Mar. 5, 1851) 

frontier duty at Santa F^, N. M., 1856,- Ft. Union, N. M., 1856,— Santa F^, 

N. M., 1856-57,— Cantonment Burgwin, N. M., 1857,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 

1857, — and Albuquerque, N. M. , 1857-58; on Recruiting service, 1858-59; on 

(Captain, 3d Infantry, Dec. 6, 1858) 

leave of absence in Europe, 1859-60; and on frontier duty at Ringgold Bar- 
racks, Tex., 1860-61,— and Ft. Brown, Tex., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Defense 
of Ft. Pickens, Fla., Apr. 19 to June 27, 1861; in Organizing 12th Infantry, at 
Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., July 7, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular 

(Major, 12th Infantry, May 14, 1861) 
Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. -June, 1862, being engaged in the 
Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, where he was wounded, — and Battle 
of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862, where he was twice woimded and made Prisoner 

(BvT. Lieut. -Col., June 27, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
at the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Va. ) 

of War; in Libby Prison, at Richmond, June 28 to July 17, 1862, when he 
was Paroled for Exchange; at the Military Academy, as Commandant of Cadets 
and Instructor of Ai-tiUery, Infantry, and Cavalry Tactics, Oct. 23, 1862, to 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 6th Infantry, Nov. 4, 1863) 

July 4, 1864; in garrison at Bedloe's Island, N. Y., July, 1864, to Mav, 1865,— 

at Savannah, Ga., May 22 to July 3, 1865,— Hilton Head, S. C, July 3 to 

(BvT. Colonel, Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

DURING the Rebellion) 

(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 

Distinguished Services in the Field) 

* Son of Captain John Cutz, 2d Infantry. 



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NxTMBEE. 1845. Class Rank, 



Dec. 9, 1865,— and at Charleston, S. C, Dec. 9, 1865, to June 21, 1866; as 
Member of Tactics Board, June 25, 1866, to Feb. i, 1867; and in command of 
Eegiment and of the Post of Charleston, S. C, Mar. 21, 1867, to 



1267 . . (Bom Mas.) "WILIiIAM H. "WOOD (Ap'd Mas. ) . . 37 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lietjt., 7th Infantky, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with 
Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. Brown, May 3-9, 1846; on 

(Second Lleut., 3d Infantkt, Sep. 21, 1846) 
Eecruiting service, 1846; in the War -with Mexico, 1847, being engaged in the 
Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, 
— Skii-mish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 
1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 
1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; 
in garrison at East Pascagoula. Mis., 1848; on frontier duty at San Antonio, 
Tex., 1848-49,— March to El Paso, 1849,— and Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1849-51; in 

(FiKST Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep 9, 1851) 
garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky., 1852; on frontier duty at Ft. Massachu- 
setts, Col., 1852-53,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1853,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1853, 
— and Ft. Fillmore, on Kegimental Stafl' duty, 1853-54; on Eecruiting service, 
1854-55; at the Military Academj^ as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, 
Sep. 27, 1855. to Oct. 31, 1856; on frontier duty at Albuquerque, N. M., 
1857,— Ft. Thorn, N. M. , 1857-58,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1858-60,— as Adju- 
tant, 3d Infantry, May 1, 1860, to Apr. 11, 1861,— at Santa F^, N. M., I860,— 
and Ft. Clark, Tex., 1860-61; and in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1861. 

Sei"ved during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 
(Captain, 3d Infantry, Apk. 11, 1861) 
of the Column marching by the Aqueduct Bridge across the Potomac, into 
Virginia, for the Capture of Alexandria, May 24, 1861 ; in the Manassas Cam- 

(Major, 17th Infantry, May 14, 1861) 
paign, of July, 1861, as Asst. Inspector-General, on the staff of Major-General 
McDowell, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Eun, July 21, 1861 ; as Asst. Pro- 
vost-Marshal General of the Army of the Potomac, in the Virginia Peninsular 
and Maiyland Campaigns of 1862,— and superintending, mustering, andforward- 
ing to the field. Convalescents, Stragglers, &c., near Alexandria, Va., Dec. 24, 
1862, to May 24, 1864; in command of the forces at New Orleans, La., June- 

(LiEUT. -Colonel, 1st Infantry, Dec. 3, 1863) 
July; 1864; as Provost-Marshal General of the Military Division of West Mis- 
sissippi, July 27, 1864, to June 15, 1865; in command of Eegiment at New 
Orleans, La., and Jackson Barracks, La., Aug. 25, 1865, to Apr. 22, 1866; on 
leave of absence, Apr. 22 to Aug. 12, 1866; in command of Eegiment at Jack- 
son Barracks, La., Aug. 12, 1866, to 



1268 . . (Born N. Y. ) DAVID A. RUSSELL (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 38 

Military History. — Cadet at the LT. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1845. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Scott, Kan,, 1845-46; in the War with Mexico, 
(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Sep. 21, 1846) 



U. S. MILITAEY ACADEMY. 137 



Number. 1845. Class Eank. 

1847; on Eecrniting ser\-i('e, 1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847^8, being 

engaged in Defense of Convoy at Paso Ovejas, Aug. 10, National Bridge, 

Aug. 12, Cerro Gordo, Aug. 1-5, and Las Animas, Aug. 19, 1847,— and Combat 

(BvT. FiEST Leeut., Atjg. 15, 1847, for Gall.4.nt and Mekitoeious Conduct 

IN THE SEVEEAL AeFAIES WITH G UEEILLEROS, AT PaSO OyEJAS, NATIONAL 

Beidge, and Ceeeo GoEDO, Mex. ) 
of Huamantla, Oct. 9, 1847; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on 

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1848) 
Eecrniting service, 1848-50; in garrison at Ft. Mackinac, Mich, 1850-51, 
1852,— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852; en route to Oregon, 1852-53; and on 
frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wiish., 1853,— Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 1853, 
—Scouting, 1853,— Ft. Steilacoom, Wash, 1853-54,— Ft. Jones, Cal., 1854-55,— 

(Captain, 4th Infantry, June 22, 1854) 
Ft. Dalles, Or., 1855,— Scouting, 1855,— Ft. DaUes, Or., 1855,— Ft. Yakima, 
Wash., 1855, — Scouting against Y'akima Indians, being engaged in the Combat 
of Tap-pm-ish River (Simcoe Valley), Or., Oct. 6-8, 1855,— Ft. DaUes, Or., 
1855-56,— Hostilities in Washington Territory, 1856, -Ft. Walla WaUa, Wash., 
1856-57,— Ft. Yamhill, Or., 1857-61,— Camp Sumner, Cal., 1861, —and Lower 
California, 1861. 

Sei-ved during the EebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861-64: in the Defenses 
of Washington, D. C, Nov. 27, 1861, to Jan. 28, 1862, and Jan. 31, to Mar. 10, 

(Colonel, 7th Massachusetts Volunteers, Jan. 31, 1862) 

1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Ai-my of the Potomac), Mar.- 

Aug., 1862. being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, — 

Battle of WUhamsburg, May 5, 1862,— Battle of Fair Oaks, May 31-Jiine 1, 

1862,— and Battles of the Seven Days' change of base to James River, June 26, 

to July 2, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov. 

(BvT. Lieut. -Col., July 1, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitorious 

Seevices in the Peninsular Campaign) 

(Major, 8th Infantry, Aug. 9, 1862) 

1862, being engaged in the Battle of Crampton's Gap, Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle 

of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov. 1862; 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
in command of Brigade, 6th Corps (Army of the Potomac), in the Rappahan- 
nock Campaign, Dec. 1862. to June, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of 
Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862,— Storming of Marve Heights, May 3, 1863,— 
Battle of Salem, May 3-4, 1863,— and Combat of Beverly Ford, June 9, 1863; 
in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Potomac), June-July, 1863, being 
engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2-3, 1863,— and Pursuit of the ene- 
(BvT. Colonel, July 1, 1863, for Gall.ant and Meritorious Services 
AT THE Battle of Gettysbueg, Pa.) 
my to Warrenton, Va. , July, 1863 ; in the Eapidan Campaign (Army of the Poto- 
mac), Oct. -Dec, 1863, being engaged in the Capture of the Rebel works at 
Rappahannock Station, Nov. 7, 1863,— and Mine Run Operations, Nov. 26 to 
Dec. 3, 1863; in command of Division, 6th Corps (Army of the Potomac), in 
the Richmond Campaign, being engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, May 6, 1864, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services at the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. ) 
May 5-6, 1864,— Battles about Spottsylvania, May 9-21, 1864,— Battles of North 
Anna, May 23-24, 1864,— Battle of Tolopotomy, May 30, 1864,— Battles and 
Actions of Cold Harbor, June 1-13, 1864.— and Siege of and Battles about 
Petersburg, June 23- July 10, 1864; in the Washington Campaign, July, 1864, 
being engaged in the Defense of the Capital, Julv 11-12, 1864,— Action before 
Ft. Stevens, D. C, July 12, 1864,— Skirmish at Snicker's Gap, July 18, 1864, 
while in pursuit of General Early's Rebel Raiders to Winchester, Va.,— and 



138 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1845. Class Rank. 



return to Washington, D. C, July, 1861; and in the Shenandoah Campaign in 

command of Division of 6th Corps, Aug. -Sep., 1864, being engaged in the 

(Bvi. Maj. -General, U. S. Aemt, Sep. 19, 1864, for Gallant and Mebi- 

TOEious Services at the Battle of the Opequan, Va., 

WHERE killed) 

Battle of Opequan, where he was 

Killed, Sep. 19, 1864: Aged 42. 



1269 . . (Bom Ind.) JOSEPH McELVAIN (Ap'd 0.) ■ 39 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1840, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1845. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Des Moines, lo., 1845-46, — and Ft. Leaven- 
(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, June 30, 1846) 
worth, Kan., 1846; and in the War with Mexico, 1846^7, with the "Army of 
the West." 

Killed, by accidentally shooting himself, July 12, 1847, 
AT Albuquerque, N. M. : Aged 27. 



1270. (Bom Ind.) THOMAS G. PITCHER (Ap'd Ind. ).. 40 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut. , 5th Infantry, July 1, 1845. 

Served: in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with 

Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846.— 

Battle of Eesaca de la Palma, May 9, 1840,— Battle of Monterey, Sep. 21-23, 

(Second Lieut., 8th Intantry, Sep. 21, 1846) 
1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, 
Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churu- 
busco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Bey, Sep. 8, 1847,— Storming of 
(Bvt. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847. for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, 
Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848: as Quarter- 
master, 8th Infantry, Oct. 2, 1848, to July 9, 1849,— Adjutant, 8th Infantiy, 

(First Lieut. , 8th Infantry, June 26, 1849) 
July 9, 1849, to July 1, 1854,— and Quartermaster, July 1, 1854, to Mar. 5, 
1857; and on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 1849-50, 1850-51,— Ft. Mar 
tin Scott, Tex., 1851-52,— Camp Johnston, Tex., 1852,— Ft. McKavett, Tex., 
1852,— Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1853,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1853,— Ft. 
Davis, Tex., 1854-57, — as Depot Commissary at San Antonio, Tex., 1857-59, — 

(Captain, 8th Infantry, Oct. 19, 1858) 
Ft Smith, Ark., 1859,— and Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1860. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Defense 

of Harper's Ferry, June, 1862; in the Virginia Campaign, June-Aug.. 1862, 

being engaged in the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9, 1862, where he was 

(Bvt. Major, Aug. 9, 1862, for Gall.\nt and Meritorious Services 

AT THE Battle of Cedar Mountain, Va. ) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY, 139 



NuMBEE. 1845-46. Class Rank. 

severely wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, Aug. 9, 1862, 

(Beig.-Genekal, U. S. Voldnteeks, Nov. 29, 1862) 
to Jan. 10, 1863; on Commissary duty in New York, Feb. 10 to June 1, 1863; 
as Assistant to Provost-Marshal General in Vermont, June 1, 1863, to Oct. 7, 

(Major, 16th Infantry, Sep. 19, 1863) 

1864, — and to Provost-Marshal General in Indiana, Oct. 7, 1864, to Aug. 18, 

(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., and Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, fob Gallant and 

Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Apr. 30, 1866) 

(Colonel, 44th Infantry, July 28, 1866) 

1866; and as Superintendent of the U. S. MiHtary Academy, Aug. 28, 1866, to 



1271 . . (Bom Ky.) . . WILLLA.M L. CRITTENDEN (Ap'd Ky.) . .41 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. IVElitary Academy from July 1, 
1839, to July 1, 1845, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1845. 
Served: in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46; in the War with Mex- 
ico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846,— and Battle 
of Resaca de la Palma, May 9, 1846; on Recruiting service, 1846-47; in the 

(Second Lleut., 1st Infantry, Sep. 21, 1846) 
War with Mexico, 1847-48, at Vera Cruz, 1847-48, and the City of Mexico, 
1848; in garrison at Newport Bai-racks, Ky., 1848, — and East Pascagoula, 
Mis., 1848; and on frontier duty at Austin, Tex., 1848. 
Resigned, Mar. 1, 1849. 
After his resignation from the U. S. Army, he became, in 1851, Colonel in 
General Lopez' Second Expedition against the Island of Cuba, W. I. , which 
being unsuccessful, he, with his party, in an attempted escape in launches, 
was captured by a Spanish man-of-war, and 

Shot, Aug. 16, 1851, at the Castle of Atares, Havana harbor 
Aged 28. 



GLASS OF 1846 



1272 . . (Bom at Sea) . . C. SE APORTH STEWART * . . . . (Ap'd N. J. ) . . . . 1 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1816. 

Served: as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Trumbull, New London 

harbor, Ct., 1846-47,— and of Ft. Warren. Boston harbor, Mas., 1847-49; at the 

Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Engineering, Sep. 9, 1849, to Aug. 28, 

(First Lieut., Corps of Enginenes, July. 1, 1853) 
1854; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Warren, Boston harbor, 
Mas., 1854-57; as Superintending Engineer of the construction of Fts. War- 



* Son of Chaplaia Stewart, U. S. Navy. 



140 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1846. Class Eank. 

ren, Independence, and Winthrop, Boston harbor, Mas., 1857-61, — and of 
(Captain, Coups of Engineers, July 1, 1860, foe Fourteen Years' 
Continuous Service) 
Great Brewster, and Deer Island Sea-walls, Boston harbor, Mas., 1859-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66 : as Asst. 
Engineer, Apr. 21 to Sep. 20, 1861, and Chief Engineer, Sep. 20, 1861, to 
Nov. 12, 1861, of the Defenses of Hampton Roads, Va. ; in erecting field works 
at Newport News, May 27 to June 15, 1861 ; in the Virginia Peninsular Cam- 
paign (Array of the Potomac), being engaged as Asst. Engineer in the Siege of 
Yorktown, Apr. 21-May 4, 1862,— Battle of WiUiamsburg, May 5, 1862,— and 
Recounoitering with the Advance of the Ai-my under Brig. -General Stoneman, 
from Williamsburg to Mechanicsville, May 7 to June 3, 1862, when sickness 
compelled his return to Ft. Monroe, Va. ; as Consulting Engineer during the 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1863) 

Defense of Suffolk, Va., Apr. 24-30. 1863. — in the construction of the Defenses 

to cover Portsmouth and Norfolk, Va., May -June, 1863, — and on Major-Gen- 

eral Dix's Expedition to White House, demonstrating against Richmond, June 23 

to July 8, 18(53; in charge of the construction of Defenses for the Camp for 

Rebel Prisoners of War, at Point Lookout, Md., Julv 17 to Nov. 12, 1864; as 

Chief Engineer of the Middle Military Division, Nov.' 18, 1864, to June 16, 1865; 

(Bvt. Lieut.-Col., Feb. 25, 1865, for Long, Faithful, and 

Efficient Services) 

(Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for G.^^llant and Meritorious Services 

DURING the Rebellion : Declined) 

on special duty in Baltimore and Cumberland, Md.. June 22 to Aug. 16, 1865, 

and at Ft. Clinch, Fla., Aug. 17 to Oct. 21. 1865; and in charge of the Defenses 

of Delaware River and Bay, Nov. 11, 1865, to , — and of the Harbor 

Improvements of the Delaware, July, 1866, to 

(Lieut. -Colonel, Corps of Engineers, Mae. 7, 1867) 



1273. (Bom Pa. ).... GEORGE B. McCLELIiAN (Ap'dPa.)..2 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militiiry Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, attached to the Company of Sap- 
pers, Miners, and Pontoniers, being engaged in opening the Road from Mata- 
moras to Tampico, 1846-47,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of 

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Apr. 24, 1847) 
Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish of Amazoque, May 14, 1847,— Bat- 
tle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Chimibusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— 
(Bvt. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gall.\.nt and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Battles of Contreras and Chdrubusco, Mex.) 
constructing Batteries against Chapultepec, Sep. 9-13, 1847, — and Assault and 
Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; at West Point, N. Y., atfaiched 
(Bvt. Captain, Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. : Declined) 
(Bvr. Capt.un, Sep. 13. 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Chapultepec, Mex.) 
to Company of Engineer troops, 1848-50, and in command, 1850-51; as Asst. 
Engineer iii building Ft. Delaware, 1851-52; as Engineer of Exploring Expe- 
dition to the sources of the Red River of Texas, 1852; as Chief Engineer of the 
Dei>avtment of Texas. 1852, — and in charge of Surveys of rivers and harbors 
on the Gulf Coast of Texas', 1852-53; as Engineer for Exploration and Sur- 



i 



MILITAEY ACADEMY. 141 



NuMBEK. 1846. Class Rank. 

vey of the "Western Division of the projected Northern Pacific Raih-oad 

(FmsT LrEUT., Corps of Esgineees, July 1, 1853) 
through the Cascade Mountains, 1853-54: ; on Special service, in collecting rail- 
road statistics for the War Department, 1854-55; and as Member of the Military 

(Capt.un, 1st Cavaley, jVIae. 3, 1855) 
Commission to the "Theatre of "War in Europe," 1855-56, his official report 
being pubhshed by order of Congress, 1857, embracing his remarks upon the 
Operations in the Crimea, and the Organization, Instruction, Equipment, &c., 
of European armies. 

Resigned, Jan. 16, 1857. 

Civil History.— Translator from the French of " Manual of Bayonet Exer- 
cises," adopted for the use of the U. S. Army. 1852. Chief Engineer of Illinois 
Centml Railroad, 1857-58,— and "S'ice-President, 1858-60. President of St. 
Louis, Mo., and Cincinnati, O., Railroad, 1860-61. Member of several scien- 
tific associations, 1853-61. 

Military History.— Served during the Rebelhon of the Seceding States, 
(Major-Geneeal, Ohio "Volunteers, Ape. 23, 1861) 
1861-62: in command of the Department of the Ohio, May 13 to July 15, 1861, 

(Majoe-Gexee.al, U. S. Army, May 14, 1861) 
being engaged in the Action of Rich Moimtain, W. "Va., July 11, 1861.— and, 
by a forced march upon the Rebel camp, compelling General Pegram's surren- 
der, near Beverly, W. Ya., July 12. 1861;* in command, headquarters at "Wash- 
ington, D. C, of the Division of the Potomac, July 27, 1861, — of the Depart- 
ment of the Potomac, Aug. 17, 1861, — of the Army of the Potomac, Aug. 20, 
1861, — and as Gene;-al-iu-Chief of the Armies of the United States, Nov. 1, 
1861, to Mar. 11, 1862; in the Advance upon Manassas, Mar. 6-10, 1862; in 
command of the Ai-my of the Potomac in the "Virginia Peninsular Campaign, 
Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 
1862,— Occupation of "Williamsburg, May 5-6, 1862,— Battle of Fair Oaks, 
May 31-June 1, 1862, — and the Battles of the Seven Days' change of base to 
the James River, June 26-July 2, 1862; in command of the Defenses of Wash- 
ington, D. C, Sep. 2-7, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, in command of the 
Armv of the Potomac, Sep. 7 to Nov. 10, 1862, being engaged in the Battle of 
South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and 
March to Warrenton, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; and waiting orders at New York 
city, Nov. 10, 1862, to Nov. 8, 1864, during which time he was nominated by 
the Chicago Convention as a Candidate for President of the United States, but 
•was defeated at the election in 1864, by President Abraham Lincoln. 
Resigned, Nov. 8, 1864. 

Civil History. — Residence in New York city till 1865, and subsequently in 
Europe. 



1274 (Bom N. H. ) . . . . CHARLES E. BLUNT (Ap'd at Large) . . 3 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1. 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1846. 

Served: as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Winthrop, Boston hnr- 

bor, Mas., 1846-52, and 1853; and as Superintending Engineer of Survey ol 

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Feb. 28, 1848) 

♦ The thanks of Congress were tendered to General McClellan, July 16, 1861, for " the series 
of brilii.'iTii and decisive victories" achieved by his army over the Rebels, "on the battle-fields 
of Western Virginia," 



142 GEADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1846. Class Rank. 



East Dennis Breakwater, Mas. , preservation of Wood's Hole and Provincetown 

harbors, Mas., and repairs of Hj^annis Breakwater, Mas., 1852, — of presei-ra- 

tion of Plymouth Beach, Mas., 1853, — of the construction of Ft. Montgomery, 

Rouse's Point, N. Y., 1854-61, — and of the repairs of Ft. Wayne, Detroit, 

(FiEST LiETiT., Corps of Engineers, Feb. 2, 1854) 

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1860, for Fourteen Years' 

Continuous Service) 

Mich, and Fts. Porter, Niagara, and Ontario, N. Y. , 1854-61. 

Served duiing the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Asst. 
Engineer in the construction of the Defenses of Washington, D. C. , South of 
the Potomac, May 4, to Nov. 20, 1861; as Superintending Engineer of the con- 
struction of the Defen ses of Boston harbor, and Massachusetts Bay, Nov. 20, 
1861, to Jan. 16, 1865; in general charge of Fts. Porter and Niagara, N. Y., 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1863) 
Nov. 20, 1861, to May 21, 1863,— of Ft. Montgomery, Nov. 20, 1861, to Sep. 25, 
1865, — of Harbor Improvements on Lakes Champlain and Ontario, 1865-66, — 
and Ft. Ontario, N. Y., Nov. 20, 1861, to ; as Superintending Engi- 

neer of the construction of Ft. Independence, Mas., June 17 to Sep. 6, 1865, 
—and of Ft. WaiTen, Mas., June 17, 1865, to Apr. 1, 1867; as Member of the 
Board of Engineers, Jan. 20, 1865, to May 18, 1867, — to carry out in detail the 
modifications of the Defenses in the vicinitj' of Boston, Mas., as proposed by 
the Board of Jan. 27, 1864. 

(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., June 30, 1866, for Long and Faithful Services 
during the rebellion) 

(Byt. Colonel, June 30, 1866, for Meritorious Services dxtrino 

THE Rebellion) 

(LmuT.-CoL., Corps of Engineers, Mar. 7, 1867) 



1275. . (Born N. H.) JOHN G. FOSTER (Ap'd N. H.) . .4 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and ^sromoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1846. 
Served: as Asst. EngineerintheEngineer Bureau at Washington, D. C, 1846; 
in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, attached to the company of Sappers, Miners, 
and Pontoniers, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, — 
Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 
(Bvt. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Rey, 
(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Battle op Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 
Sep. 8, 1847, where he was severely wounded; on sick leave of absence, dis- 
abled by wounds, 1847-48; as Asst. Engineer in building Ft. CarroU, Patapsco 

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, May 24, 1848) 
River, Md,, 1848-52; at Coast Survey Office, Washington, D. C, Mar. 20, 1852, 
to Apr. 26, 1854; as Asst. Engineer in building Ft. Carroll, Md., 1854; at the 

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Apr. 1, 1854) 
Military Academy, as Principal Asst. Professor of Engineering, Jan. 11, 1855, 



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Ntjmbee. 184(>. Class Rank. 

to June 27, 1857; and as Superintending Engineer of the Survey of the site of 
fort at Willett's Point, Long Island, N. Y., 1857, — of prehminary operations 
for building fort at Sandy Hook, N. J., 1857-58, — of building Ft. Sumter, and 
repairs of Ft. Moultrie, Charleston harbor, S. C, 1858-61, — in charge of 
Fts. Macon and Caswell, N. C, 1858-61, — and of construction of Ft. Carroll, 
(Captain, Cokps op Engineees, July 1, 1860, for Foueteen Yeaes' 
Continuous Seevice) 
Md., 1859-60. 

Served dirring the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief 

Engineer of the Fortifications of Charleston Harbor, S. C. , being engaged in 

strengthening the works in anticipation of attack upon them, — transporting 

the garrison of Ft. Moultrie to Ft. Sumter, Dec. 26, 1860, — and in Defense of 

(BvT. Major, Dec. 26, 1860, foe the Distinguished Part taken by him 

IN the Teansfee of the Garrison of Ft. Moulteie to 

Ft. Sumtee, S. C) 

Ft. Sumter, Dec. 27, 1860, to Apr. 14, 1861, including its Bombardment, 

Apr. 12-14, 1861, when it was surrendered and evacuated; as Asst. Engineer 

in the Engineer Bureau at Washington, D. C, Apr. 22 to May 5, 1861; as Su- 

(Major, 11th Infantry, May 14, 1861: Declined) 
perintending Engineer of the construction of Sandy Hook Fort, N. J., May 11 
to Nov. 22, 1861; in command of troops at Annapolis, Md., Nov. 25 to Dec. 20, 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 23, 1861) 

1861; on General Burnside's North Carohna Expedition, commanding Brigade, 

Dec. 20, 1861, to July 1, 1862, being engaged in the Capture of Roanoke Is- 

(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Feb. 8, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services in the Capture of Roanoke Island, N. C. ) 

land, with its garrison and armament, Feb. 8, 1862, — Capture of Newbern, 

BvT. CoLONEii, Mar. 12, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

IN the Capture of Newbern, N. C. ) 

Mar. 14, 1862,— and Bqmbardment of Ft. Macon, which capitulated Apr. 26, 

1862; in command of the Department of North Carolina, July 1, 1862, to 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, July 18, 1862) 
July 13, 1863 (his force constituting the 18th Army Corps, Dec. 24, 1862), dur- 
ing which time he successfully conducted the Expedition to burn the Golds- 
boro' Railroad Bridge, Dec, 1862, being engaged in the Action of Southwest 
Creek, Dec. 14, 1862,— Combat of Kinston, Dec. 15, 1862,— Action of White- 
hall, Dec. 17, 1862,— Action of Goldsboro' Bridge, Dec. 18, 1862, —Repulse of 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Mae. 3, 1863) 
the Rebel Attack on Newbern, Mar. 14, 1863, — and Defense of Washington, 
N. C, Mar. 29-Apr. 16, 1863, when the Siege was raised; in command of the 
Department of Virginia and North Carolina, July 15 to Nov. 13, 1863,— and of 
Army and Department of the Ohio, Dec. 12, 1863, to Feb. 9, 1864, which he 
was obliged to relinquish in consequence of severe injuries from the fall of his 
horse, Dec. 23, 1864; on sick leave, awaiting orders, at Baltimore, Md., Feb. 9 
to May 5, 1864; in command of the Department of the South, May 26, 1864, 
(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services in the Capture of Savannah. Ga. ) 
(Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Arsiy, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 
to Feb. 11, 1865,— and of the Department of Florida, Aug. 7, 1865, to 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Sep. 1, 1866) 
Dec. 5, 1866; and on temporary duty in the Engineer Bureau, Washington, 
D. C, Jan., 1867, to May 10, 1867. 

(Lieut. -Colonel, Corps of Engineees, Mae. 7, 1867) 



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1276 . . (Born Md. ) . EDMUND L. F. HARDCASTLB ( Ap'd Md. ) . - 5 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fiom July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Top. ENorNEEES, July 1, 1846. 
yer\'ed : on the Coast Survey, 1846 ; in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being 
engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, — Battle of Cerro Goi-do, 
Apr. 17-18, 1847, —Skirmish of Amazoque, May 14, 1847,— Captiire of San 
Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of 
(BvT. FiKST Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, fob Gallant and Meeitoeious Con- 
duct IN THE Battles of Conteeeas and Chueubusco, Mex. ) 
Molino del Eey, Sep. 8, 1847,— Battle of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— and 
(Btt. Capt., Sep. 8, 1847, fob Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
in the Battle of Molino del Ret, Mex. ) 
Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Assistant in 
the Topographical Bureau at Washington, D. C, 1848-49. — and on the Mexi- 
can Boundaiy Survey (Southern line of California), Feb. 1849, to June, 1852; 

(Second Lieut., Top. Enuineees, Sep. 26, 1849; 
and as Engineer Secretary of the Light-house Board at Washington, D. C, 

(FiBST Lieut., Top. Engineees, July 1, 1853) 
Oct. 9, 1852, to Apr. 30, 1856. 

Resigned, Apr. 30, 1856. 

Civil History.— Farmer, Easton, Talbot County, Md. , since 1856. Secre- 
tary of the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Agi-icultural Society for the 
Eastern Shore, since 1858. Delegate to the Charleston and Baltimore Demo- 
cratic Convention, 1860. State Director, for Talbot County, Md., in the Mary- 
land Delaware Railroad Company, 1867. 



1277. .(Born KG.).... FRANCIS T. BRYAN (Ap'd N. C). .6 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtai-y Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Top. Engineees, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846^8, being engaged in the Battle of 
Buena Vista, Feb. 22-23, 1847, where he was wounded; as Asst. Top. Engineer 
(Bvt. Fibst Lieut. , Feb. 23, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Buena Vista, Mex. ) 
of the Department of Texas, 1848-52, being engaged in Explorations of the 
gtate, — and in a Skirmish with Apache Indians in" New Mexico, Aug. 16, 1849; 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineees, Ape. 24, 1851) 
on leave of absence, 1852-53; as Asst. Top. Engineer on the Survey for a Ship 
Canal across the Isthmus of Florida, 1853-54, and in making Maps thereof at 
Washington, D. C, 1854-55; in charge of Military Roads in Kansas and 

(FiEST Lieut., Top. Engineees, July 1, 1855) 
Nebraska, 1855-58; on the Utah Expedition, 1858; as Asst. Top. Engineer on 
the Improvement of the Western Rivers, 1858-59; as Astronomer to the Com- 
mission to determine the Boundary between the States of Virginia and Ten- 
nessee, 1859; and as Asst. Top. Engineer on the Improvement of the Western 
(Captain, Top. Engineees, July 1, 1860, foe Foueteen Yeaes' 
Continuous Sebvice) 
Rivers, 1859-61. 

Resigned, June 10, 1861. 

Civil History. — Unknown. Residence, near St. Louis, Mo., since 1861. 



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1278. .(Bom Mas.) GEORGE H. DERBY (Ap'd Mas.). .7 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

18i2, to July 1, 1846, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Okdnance, July 1, 1846. 

Tkansfeeeed to Top. Engineees, Aug. 12, 1846. 

Served: as Asst. Top. Engineer on Survey of New Bedford harbor, Mas., 

1846; in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— and Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, where 

(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Ape. 18, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Ceeeo Goedo, Mex.) 

he was severely wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, Apr. 18 

to Oct., 1847; as Assistimt in the Topographical Bui-eau at Washington, D. C, 

1847-48; on Explorations in Minnesota Territory, 1848^9,— in the Department 

of the Pacific, 1849-52, — and in the Department of Texas, 1852; in charge of 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineees, Aug. 4, 1851) 
the Survey and Improvement of San Diego harbor, 1853-54; on the Staff of 
the ( 'ommanding General of the Department of the Pacilic, 1854-55; in charge 

(Fibst Lieut., Top. Engineees, Oct. 2, 1855) 

of Militarj' Roads in the Department of the Pacific, 1855-56; on Coast Sur- 

vey, Apr. 30 to June 9, 1856; as Light-house Engineer, May 15, 1857, to.^ 

(Captain, Top. Engineees, July 1, 1860, fob 14 Yeaes Continuous Seevice) 

Nov. 2, 1859; and on sick leave of absence, Dec. 20, 1859, to May 15, 1861. 

Civil History. — Author, under the nom de plume of John Phoenix, of 
" Phcenixiana; or, Sketches and Burlesques," 1856,— and of " Squibob Papers/' 
1860. 

Deed, ]M\y 15, 1861, at New Yoek Crrr: Aged 38. 



1279.. (Bom Va.) JESSE L. RENO (Ap'd Pa.).. 8: 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MUitary Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Secont) Lieut., OEDN.iNCE, July 1, 1846. 

Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1846; in the 

War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged with Ho-ndtzer Battery at the Siege 

(Second Lieut., Oednance, M.ar. 3, 1847) 

of Vera Cruz, Mar. 19-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— 

(BvT. Fiest Lieut., Ape. 18, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious 

Conduct in the Battle of Ceero Goedo, Mex. ) 

Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— 

and Battle of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847; on Special duty at Erie, Pa., 1848; 

(BvT. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 

at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professsor of Mathematics, Jan. 9 to July 16, 

1849; as Secretary of Board for preparing a " System of Instruction for Heavy 

Artillery," Oct. 1, 1849, to Oct. 15, 1850; as Assistant to Ordnance Board at 

Washington Arsenal, D. C, 1851-52, 1853; on Topographical duty, Aug. 2, 

(Fiest Lieut., Ordnance, Mae. 3, 1853) 
1833, to Apr. 25, 1854, making Survey of Mihtary Road from the mouth of 
the Big Sioux to Mendota, Min. ; on Coast Survey, Apr. 25 to July 15, 1854; as 
Asst. Ordnance Officer at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., 1854-57; as Chief of Ord- 
nance on Utah Expedition, July 15, 1857, to June 25, 1859; in command of 
Mount Vemon Ai-senal, Ala., 18-59, till its seizure by the Rebels, Jan. 4, 1861, 
(Captain, Oednance, July 1, 1860, for Fourteen Yeaes' 
Continuous Service) 

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NuMBEE. 1846. Class Kank. 



Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-62: in command 
of Leavenworth Arsenal, Kan., Feb. 2 to Dec. 6, 1861; in General Burnside's 

(B'big. -General, U. S. Voltjnteees, Nov. 12, 1861) 
Expedition to North Carolina, in command of Brigade, Dec. 20, 1861, to Apr., 
1862, being engaged in the Capture of Roanoke Island, with its garrison and 
armament, Feb. 8, 1862, — Combat of Newbern, Mar. 14, 1862, — and Action of 
Camden, Apr. 19, 1862; in command of Division in the Department of North 
Carolina, Apr. -Aug., 1862; in Movement to Newport News and the Raj^pahan- 

(Majoe-Geneeal, U. S. Voltjnteees, July 18, 1862) 
nock, Aug. 1862 ; in the Northern Vu-ginia Campaign, commanding 9th Corps, 
Aug. -Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862, — 
and Battle of Chantillj^ Sep. 1, 1862; and in the Maryland Campaign, com- 
manding 9th Corps (Army of the Potomac), Sep., 1862, being engaged in the 
Battle of South Mountain, where, " while gallantly leading Ms men," he was 
Killed, Sep. 14, 1862: Aged 39. 



1280. . (Bom Va.) . . CLARENDON J. L. "WILSON (Ap'd Va.) . .9 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MUitary Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Deagoons, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the "War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Skirmish of 

(Second Lieut., 1st Deagoons, Dec. 6, 1846) 

Embudo, N. M., Jan. 29, 1847,— and Assault of Puebla de Taos, Feb. 4, 1847; 

(Bvt. First Lieut., Feb. 4, 1847, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN the Conflicts at Embudo and Taos, N. M. ) 

and on frontier duty at Los Angelos, Cal., 1848^9, — San Luis Rey, Cal., 

1849,— Stockton, Cal., 1849,— Stanislaus River, Cal., 1849,— San Diego, CaL, 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Aug. 4, 1849) 
1849-50,— San Luis Rey, Cal., 1850,— and Los Lunas, N. M., 1852. 
Died, Feb. 21, 1853, at Albuquerque, N. M. : Aged 28. 



1281. .(Bom N. C). . .THOMAS M. WHEDBEE (Ap'd N. C). .10 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MUitary Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1846. 
Transfeeeed to Oednance, Sep. 12, 1846. 
Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1846^8; and 
(Second Lieut., Oednance, Mae. 3, 1847) 
on sick leave of absence, 1848^9. 

Died, Mar. 28, 1849, at Edenton, N. C. : Aged 25. 



1282. .(Born Pa.) EDMUND HAYES (Ap'd Pa.). .11 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1846-47; in the War with Mex- 
. (Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleky, Feb. 16, 1847) 



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ico, 1847-48, at Tampico, 1847-18, and Puebla, 1848; ingarrisou at Ft. Wood, 

(First Lieut. , 4th Aetilleky, Sep. 13, 1S47) 
La., 1848-49; on Commissary duty at New Oilcans, La., 1849; in Florida Hos- 
tilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; and on frontier duty at Ft. 
Brown, Tex., 1850, — Quartermaster at Indianola Depot, Tox., 1851, — and Ft. 
Brown, Tex., 1851-52,— Kinggold Barracks, Tex., 1852,— and Ft. Brown, 
Tex., 1852-53. 

Died, Nov, 25, 1853, at Sea: Aged 29. 



1283 . . (Bom Vt ) EDWARD C. BO YNTON ( Ap'd Yt. ) . . 12 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted' in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Aktilleky, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged with the Advance 

Column of the Army under General Taylor at the Seizure and Occupation of 

Saltillo, Mex., Nov. 16, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle 

(Second Lieut., 1st Aethleky, Feb. 16, 1847) 
of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skii-mish of Amazoque, May 14. 1847,— 
Skirmish at Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847, 

(FiEST Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, Aug. 20, 1847) 
— and Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, where he was severely wounded; 
(Bvt. Captain, Aug. 20, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
IN the Battles of Conteeeas and Chueubusco, Mex. ) 
at the Military Academy, on Quartermaster duty, Feb. 13 to Aug. 31, 1848, — 
as Asst. Professor of French, Mar. 7 to Aug. 31, 1848, — Asst. Professor of Chem- 
istry, Mineralogy and Geology, Aug. 31, 1848, to Oct. 1, 1852,— and Principal 
Asst. Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy and Geology, Oct. 1, 1852, to Sep. 10, 
1855; and in Florida Hostihties against the Seminole Indians, 1855-56. 
Kesigned, Feb. 16, 1856. 

Civil History.— Elected Professor of Chemistry of the New York State 
Normal School, at Albany, Feb. 8, 1856: declined. Degree of A. M. conferred 
by Brown University, Providence, R. I., Aug. 5, 1856. Professor of Chem- 
istry, Mineralogy and Geology, in the Univer.sity of Mississippi, Jan. 12, 1856, 
to Sep. 6, 1861, when he was dismissed for " evincing a want of attachment to 
the Government of the Confederate States," (in Rebellion). Appointed Col- 
onel of the 2d Regiment Vermont Volunteers, May, 1861: declined, — and of 
6th Vermont Volunteers, Sep. 18, 1861 : declined. 

Military History. — -Re-appointed in the U. S. Army with the rank of 

Captain, 11th Infantry, Sep. 23, 1861. 
Served during the RebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861-66 : at the Military 
Academy as Adjutant, Oct. 10, 1861, to , — and Quartermaster, 

Nov. 19, 1861, to Sep. 30, 1865. 

(Bvt. Majoe, Mab. 13, 1865, foe Faithful Services during the 

Rebellion ) 

(Teansfeeeed to 29th Infantry. Sep. 21, 1866) 

Civil History.— Author of the "History of West Point, and the Origin and 
Progress of the U. S. Military Academy, " 1863,— of the "Military and Naval 
Vocabulary in Webster's Army and Navy Dictionary," 1864,— and of several 
papers on Chemistry and Chemical Analysis, since 1852. 



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1234. . (Born N. Y.) DARIUS N. COUCH (Ap'd N. Y.) . .13 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, 1848, being engaged in the Battle 

(Second Lteut., 4th Aktilleet, Feb. 16, 1847) 

of Buena Vista, Feb. 22-23, 1847; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1848,— Ft. 

(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Feb. 23, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Buena Vista, Mex. ) 

Pickens, Fla., 1848-49,— and Key West, Fla., 1849; in Florida Hostilities 

(Fiest Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, Dec. 4, 1847) 
against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in garrison at Ft. Cohimbus, N. Y., 
1850-51; in conducting Recruits to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1851; in garrison 
at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1851,— Ft. Johnston, N. C, 1851-52,— and Ft. Mifflin, 
Ph., 1852-53; on leave of absence, 1853-54; on detached service at Wash- 
ington, D. C, 1854; and in garrison at Ft. Independence, Mas., 1854, — and 
Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1854-55. 

Resigned, Ape. 30, 1855. 

Civil History. — Merchant, New York city, 1855-57. Manufacturer of Cop- 
per Sheathing at Norton, Mas., 1858-61. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
(Colonel, 7th Massachusetts Volunteebs, June 15, 1861) 

(Beig.-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteers, May 17, 1861) 
1861-65: in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, July, 1861, to March, 1862; 
in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, in command of Division (Army of the 
Potomac), Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5- 
May 4, 1862,— Battle of WiUiamsburg, May 5, 1862,— Battle of Fair Oaks, 
May31-June 1, 1862,— Action of Oak Grove, Jime25, 1862,— and Battle of Mal- 
vern Hill, July 1, 1862; in command of Division in the Northern Vii'ginia Cam- 

(Majoe-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, July 4, 1862) 
paign in the Retreat from Manassas to Washington, D. C. , Aug. 30 to Sep. 2, 1862 ; 
in the Maryland Campaign, in command of Division (Army of the Potomac), 
Sep. -Nov. , 1862, being engaged in the Attack on Maryland Heights, at Har- 
per's Ferry, Sep. 17, 1862, — Pursuit of the enemy from Antietam to the Poto- 
mac, Sep. 18-19, 1862,— and march to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in the 
Rappahannock Campaign, in command of 2d Corps (Army of the Potomac), 
Dec, 1862-Jiine, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 
1862, — and Battle of Chaucellorsville, May 2-4, 1863; in command of the De- 
partment of the Susquehanna, June 11, 1863, to Dec. 1, 1864, being engaged 
in Organizing Pennsylvania Militia to resist General Lee's Invasion, July, 
1863, — and Defense of Chambersburg, which he was compelled to evacuate, 
July 30, 1864; in command of 2d Division, 23d Corps (Army of the Cumber- 
land), Dec. 8, 1864, to May 8, 1865, being engaged in the Battle of Nashville, 
Dec. 15-16, 1864, — and Operations in North CaroUna to effect a junction with 
General Schofield, Feb., 1865; and on leave of absence, May 9-26, 1865. 
Resigned, Mat 26, 1865. 

Civil History. — Democratic Candidate for Gk)vemor of the State of Massa- 
chusetts, 1865, but not elected. U. S. Collector for the Port of Boston, Oct. 1, 
1866, to Mar. 4, 1867, when his appointment ceased, not being confirmed by 
the Senate. President of a Virginia Mining and Manufacturing Company, 
1867. 



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1285. . (Bom Mas.) HENRY B. SEARS (Ap'd Mas.) . . 14 

Militciry History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Aimy to 

Byt. Second Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1846; in the War with Mexico, 

1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, —Defense 

(Second Lleut., 2d Aetilleey, Mae. 3, 1847) 

of Convoy at Paso Ovejas, Aug. 10, National Bridge, Aug. 12, Cerro Gordo, 

Aug. 15, and Las Animas, Aug. 19, 1847, — Combat of Huamantla, Oct. 9, 

1847 (Division Quartermaster), — and Action of Atlixco, Oct. 12, 1847 (Division 

(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Aug. 15, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN sevebal Affaies with Gueeillebos, at Paso Ovejas, National 

Beidge, and Ceebo Goedo, Mex. ) 

Acting Asst. Adjutant-General); on Special duty in the Adjutant-General's 

(Fiest Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, Oct. 27, 1847) 
office, Washington, D. C, Dec. 8, 1847, to Mar. 8, 1848; and in garrison at 
Ft. Macon, N. C, 1848. 

Resigned, June 30, 1849. 

Civil History. — Engaged in Explorations in South America, 1850-51. Con- 
sulting Engineer, Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore Kailroad Com- 
pany, for sub-marine operations at projected bridge across Susquehannah 
River, 1854-55. President of Nautilus Diving-Bell Company, New York city, 
1854-57. Superintending Alterations of Victoria Docks, London, Eng., 1857. 
Merchant, Liverpool, Eng., since 1860. 



1286.. (Bom Ct) WILLIAM DITTTON (Ap'd N. Y.)..15 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, July 1, 1846. 
On authorized graduation leave of absence, July 1 to Sep. 18, 1846. 
Resigned (sick), Sep. 18, 1846. 

CivH History. — Principal of Jacksonville Academy, Tompkins County, 
N. Y., 1846-48,— and of Wolcott Academy, Wayne County, N. Y., 1848-49. 
Superintendent of Schools, Wajme County, N. Y., 1849-50. Justice of the 
Peace, Wayne County, N. Y., 1851-59. Member of the House of Represen- 
tatives of the State of New York, 1852-53. Farmer, and Drain-Tile and Brick 
Manufacturer, Wolcott, Wayne County, N. Y., 1848-61. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States. 
(Colonel 98th New Y''oek Volunteees, Jan. 23, 1862) 
1862: in recruiting and organizing his Regiment, Jan. -Feb., 1862; in the Vir- 
ginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. -June, 1862, being 
engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, — and Battle of Fair 
Oaks, May 31-June 1, 1862; and on sick leave of absence, June-July 4, 1862. 
Died, July 4, 1862, at New Yoek city: Aged 39. 



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Number. 1846. Class Rank. 

1287. . (Bom Md.) JOHN A. BROWN (Ap'd Md.) . .16 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

18-i2, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Byt. Second Lieut., 4th Aetellekt, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, in the Northern Mexican States; 

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Mak. 3, 1847) 

in garrison at Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1848-49,— and Key West, Fla., 1849; in Flor- 

(Flrst Lieut. , 4th Aetilleey, Aug. 20, 1848) 
ida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in garrison at Ft. Colum- 
bus, N. Y., 1850-51,— Ft. Johnston. N. C, 1851-52,— Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 
1852-53,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1853-54,— and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1854-56; 
in escorting recruits to Ft. SneUing, Min., 1856; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, 

(Captain, 4th Aetilleey, Oct. 31, 1856) 
N. Y., 1856; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Lidians, 1856-57; and 
on frontier duty, at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857-58,— Ft. Kearny, Neb., 
1858,— Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1858,— Cheyenne Pass, Neb., 1858,— escorting 
recruits to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1859, — and Ft. RandaU, Dak., 1859-61. 
Eesigned, July 3, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1288. .(Bom Va.) THOMAS J. JACKSON* (Ap'd Va.). .17 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtai-y Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1846. 

Sei-ved: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

(Second Lieut., 1st Abtilleky, JVLvr. 3, 1847) 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Sku-mish 

of La Hoya, June 20, 1847: —Skirmish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle 

(Flrst Lieut., 1st Aetilleey. Aug. 20, 1847) 
of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— 
(Bvt. CiPT., Aug. 20, 1847, foe Gallant and Meritobious Conduct 
in the Battles of Contkeeas and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
Stoi-ming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— and Assault and Capture of the 
(Bvt. Majoe, Sep. 13, 1847, foe Gai,l.a.nt .\nd Meeitoiuous Conduct 
IN th;e Battle of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 
City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in gan-ison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848.— 
and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1849-51; and in Florida Hostilities against the Semi- 
nole Indians, 1851. 

Resigned, Feb. 29, 1852. 

Civil History. — Professor of Natiu-al and Experimental Philosophy, and 
Instructor of Artillery, Virginia Military Institute, 1851-61. 

Joined in the RebeUion of 1861-66 against the United States, and 
Deed of Wounds, keceived in the Battle of Chancelloes'ville, May 10, 
1863: Aged 40. 

» Familiarly known, during the Great Rebellion, by the sobriquet of " Stonewall Jacksom." 



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NuMBEE. 1846. Class Eank. 



1289 . . (Born Del. ) . . . . ALBERT L. MAGILTON (Ap'd Pa) . . 18 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Btt. Second Lieut., 4th Aktillekt, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 
(Second Lieut., 4th Aktllleet, JIae. 3, 1847) 
Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cen-o Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of 
Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Mohno del Key, Sep. 8, 1847,— and 
(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant ant) Mekitorious Conduct 
IN the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at 
New Orleans Barracks, La., 1848-49; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole 

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Feb. 28, 1849) 
Indians, 1849-50; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850, — New 
Mexican Plains, 1850, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850-52, — New Mexico, 1852, 
—Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1852-53,— and Ft. Brady, Mich., 1853-55, 1856; in 
Florida HostiUties against the Seminole Indians, 1856-57; and on frontier 

(Captain, 4th Artillery, June 10, 1857) 
duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857. 

Resigned, Dec. 29, 1857. 

Civil History. — Unknown. 

Military History.— Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-62: on Regimental Recruiting service at Easton, Pa., May-July, 1861; 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 2d Pennsylvania Reser-^^e Volunteers, June 21, 1861) 
in guarding the left bank of the Potomac, opposite Harper's Ferry, July-Sep. 
1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Sep. 1861-Mar., 1862, being in 

(Colon-el, 4th Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteers, Oct. 4, 1861) 
reserve at the Action at DranesviUe, Va. , Dec. 20, 1861; in the Virginia Penin- 
sular Campaign (Army of the Potomac^ Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in 
the Action of Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862, — Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 
1862,— Battle of Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862, where he was 
wounded,— and Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862: in the Northern Virginia 
Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Manassas, 
Aug. 29-30, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), 
Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 
1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and March to Falmouth, Va., 
Oct. -Nov., 1862; and in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Poto- 
mac), Dec, 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13. 
1862. 

Resigned, Dec. 23, 1862. 

Civil History. — Professor of Infantry Tactics in the Philadelphia Penn- 
sylvania Free Mihtary School for applicants for the command of colored troops, 
Feb. 8 to Sep. 15, 1864. Employed in the U. S. Internal Revenue Department 
at Philadelphia, Pa. , since 1864. 



1290. .(Bom Vt.) TRUMAN SEYMOUR (Ap'd Vt.)..19 

MiHtary History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1846; in the War -with Mexico, 



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Number. 1846. Class Eank. 

1847-48, being engaged in the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skir- 

(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 

(BvT. First Lieut., Apr. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mex. ) 

mish of La Hoya, June 20, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— 

Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of 

(BvT. Capt., Aug. 20, 1847, for G.allant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 

Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1848^9,— and 

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Aug. 26, 1847) 
Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1849-50; at the Mihtary Academy, as Asst. Professor of 
Drawing, Apr. 22, 1850, to Nov. 26, 1853; in garrison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 
1853-55, 1855-56; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1856-58; 

(Captain, 1st Artillery, Nov. 22, 1860) 
on Kecruiting service, 1858-59; on leave of absence in Europe, 1859-60: and in 
garrison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1860. 

Served during the Kebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Defense 

of Ft. Sumter, S. C, Dec. 26, 1860, to Apr. 14, 1861, including its Bombard- 

(Bvt. Major, Apr. 14, 1861, for Gallant and Meritorious SER'vacES 

IN THE Defense of Ft. Sumter, S. C. ) 

ment, Apr. 13-14, 1861, when it capitulated and was evacuated, in garrison 

at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., Apr. 18 to June 28, 1861; on Regimental Eecmiting 

(Transferred to 5th Artillery, May 14, 1861) 
service, July 5 to Sep. 24, 1861 ; in command of Camp of Instruction, at Har- 
risbui'g, Pa., Sep. 24 to Nov. 30, 1861; in the defenses of Washington, D. C, 
commanding Regiment, Dec, 1861, to Mar., 1862; as Chief of Ai-tillery of 
General McCall's Division, Mar. 5 to Apr. 28, 1862, and commanding Brigade, 

(Brig. -General, XJ. S. Volunteers, Apr. 28, 1862) 
in the Department of the Rappahannock, Apr. 28 to June 10, 1862; in the Vir- 
ginia Peninsular Campaign, in command of Brigade (Army of the Polomac), 
June- Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Mechanicsville, June 26. 
1862,— Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862,— Battle of Glendale, Jun-? 30, 
1862,— and Battle of Malvern Hill (commanding Division), July 1, 1862; in 
the Northern Virginia Campaign, in command of Brigade, being engaged in 
the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, in 
command of Brigade (Ai-my of the Potomac), Sep, -Nov., 1862, being engaged 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Sep. 14, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious 
• Services in the Battle of South Mountain, Md. ) 
in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 
(BvT. Colonel, Sep. 17, 1862, for Gall.ant and Meritorious 
Services in the Battle of Antietam, Md. ) 
1862,— and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in the Department 
of the South, Nov. 18, 1862, to Mar. 28, 1864, being engaged as Chief of 
Staff and of Artillery to the Commanding General, Jan. 8 to Apr. 23, 1863, 
^in command of Division on Folly Island, S. C. , July 4. 1863,— Descent on 
Morris Island, July 10, 1863,— commanding Assault of Ft. Wagner, July 18, 
1SG3, where he was severely wounded, — in command of the Forces stationed 
at Hilton Head, S. C, Ft. Pulaski, Ga., and Tybee and St. Helena Islands, 
Dec. 5, 1863, to Feb. 5, 1864, — commanduig Expedition to Florida, Feb. 5-16, 
1864, which took possession of Jacksonville, Feb. 7, 1864, — and command 
of the District of Florida, Feb. 16 to Mar. 28, 1864, where he fought the 
Battle of Olustee, Feb. 20, 1864: in the Richmond Campaign, in command 
of Brigade, 6th Coi-ps (Army of the Potomac), May 4-6, 1864, being 
engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864, where he was 
captured; as Prisoner of War, May 6, 1864, till exchanged, Aug. 9, 1864, at 



U. S. MILITAKY ACADEMY. 153 



NuMBEE. 1S46. Class Rank, 

Charleston, S. C. where he had been inhumanly exposed by the Eebel 
General Samuel Jones to the fire of our batteries at Morris Island ; in com- 
mand of Division of 6th Coips, in Operations in Shenandoah VaUey, Oct. 28 
to Dec, 186i; in the Richmond Campaign, in command of Division, 6th 
Corps (Ai-my of the Potomac), Dec, 1864-Apr. 16, 1865, being engaged in 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteeks, Mak. 13, 1865, foe Abllitt and 
Enebgt in Handling his DrvisioN, and eok Gallantky and 
Valuable Services in Action) 
the Siege of Petersburg, including the Assault on the Rebel Picket Lines, 
Mar. 26, 1865, and general Attack on the enemy's works, Apr. 2, 1865, which 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 
Meritorious SER-\acES at the Capture of Petersburg, Va. ) 
terminated the Siege, — -Piu-suit of Rebel Army, Apr. 3-9, 1865, — Battle of 
Sailor's Creek, Apr. 6, 1865, — and Capitulation of General Lee with the Army 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
ilERiTORious Services in tbu: Field during the Rebellion) 
of Northern Virginia, at Appomattox C. H. , Apr. 9, 1865 ; on March to and about 
"Washington, D. C, Apr. 10 to Aug. 2-4, 1865; on leave of absence, Aug. 24 to 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 24, 1865) 
Oct. 8, 1865; in command at Key West, Fla., Oct. 8, 1865, to Apr. 5, 1866,— 

(Major, 5th Artillery, Aug. 13, 1866) 
and at Pensacola, Fla., Apr. 11, 1866, to 

Civil History. — Degree of A. M. conferred by Wilhams CoUege, Mas., 
1865. 



1291.. (Bom D. C.)....COLVrLLE J. MINOR (Ap'd D. C. ) . . 20 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Jlihtaiy Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, July 1, 1846. 
Served: on voyage to Cahfornia, 1846-47; and in the Mexican War, at Mon 
(Second Lieut., 3d Aetillery, Mae. 3, 1847) 
terey, Cal., 1847. 

Died, Aug. 17, 1847, at Monteeey, Cal: Aged 23. 



1292 . . (Bom O. ) CHARLES C. GILBERT . . . (Ap'd at Large) . . 21 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted ia the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantey, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of 
(Second Lieut., 1st Infantey, Sep. 27, 1846) 
Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— and in gan-ison at Vera Cruz, 1847-48, and at 
the City of Mexico, 1848; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on fron- 
tier duty at Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1848-50; at the Military Academy, 
1850-55, as Asst. Professor of Geography, Histoiy, and Ethics, Feb. 28, 1850, 
to May 16, 1855, — and Principal Asst. Professor of Geography, History and 
(First Lieut., 1st Infantey, June 10, 1850") 



154 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1846. Class Rank. 



Ethics, May 16 to Sep. 28, 1855; and on frontier duty at Ft. McKavett, Tex., 
1855-56,— Ft. Chadboume, Tex., 1856,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1856,— March to 
Devil's River, 1856, being engaged in the Pursuit and Surprise, Aug. 30, 1856, 

(Captain, 1st Infantey, Dec. 8, 1855) 
of three parties of Camanche Indians, near the mouth of Pecos River, Tex. , — 
Ft. Duncan, Tex.; 1856-58.— Ft. Clark, Tex., 1858-59,— March to Camp 
Cooper, Tex., 1859,— Ft. Cobb, I. T., 1859-60, 1860-61,— and March to Ft. 
Leavenworth, Kan., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861--66: on the Expe- 
dition to Southeast Missouri, June 26 to Aug. 20, 1861, being engaged in the 
Action of Dug Spring, Aug. 2, 1861.— and Battle of Wilson's Creek, Aug. 10, 
1861, where he was severely wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by 
wound, Aug. 20 to Sep. 21, 1861 ; as Acting Inspector-General of the Depart- 
ment of the Cumberland, Sep. 21 to Nov. 18, 1861, and of the Department of 
the Ohio, Nov. 18, 1861, to Mar. 11, 1862; in the Tennessee and Mississippi 
Campaign, as Acting Inspector-General of the Army of the Ohio, Mar. 11 to 
Aug. 25, 1862, being engaged in the March to Pittsburg Landing, Ten., Mar- 
Apr. 1862, — Battle of Shiloh, Apr. 7, 1862, — Advance upon and Siege of 
BvT. Majoe, Ape. 7, 1862, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Services 
AT the Battle of Shiloh, Ten. ) 
Corinth, Mis., Apr. 9 to May 30, 1862, — and in Operations in North Alabama, 
and movement to Louisville, Ky., June-Aug., 1862; as Acting Major-General 

(Beig. -General, U. S. Volunteees, Sep. 9, 1862, to IVIae. 4, 1863) 
m command of the Army of Kentucky, Sep. 1-27, 1862, participating in the 
Combat of Richmond, Ky., Aug. 30, 1862,— and of the 3d Provisional Corps, 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Sep. 1, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious 
Seevices at the Battle of Richmond, Ky. ) 
Army of the Ohio, Sep. 29-Oct., 1862, in the Advance into Kentucky, being 
engaged in the Battle of Perry ville, Oct. 8, 1862; in command of 10th 
(BvT. Colonel, Oct. 8, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Seevices 
AT THE Battle of Peeeyville, Ky. ) 
Division (Army of the Ohio), guarding the Louisville and Nashville Rail- 
road, Oct., 1862, to Feb. 1, 1863; and in Garrison at Franklin, Ten., Feb. 1 
to June 2, 1863; as Assistant to the Provost-Marshal General at Louisville, 

(Major, 19th Infantry, July 2. 1863) 
Ky., (in organizing Invalid Corps), July 22, to Sep. 1, 1863, — for the Eastern 
Division of Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia, Sep. 1, 1863, to Jan. 25, 1865, — and 
for the States of Connecticut and Rhode Island, at Hartford, Jan. 25, 1865, to 
Jan. 22, 1866; as Chief Mustering and Disbursing Officer, at Philadelphia, 
Pa., Sep. 1, 1863, to Jan. 25, 1865, and at Hartford, Ct., Jan. 25, 1865, to Jan.22, 
1866; in command of 2d Battalion 19th Infantry, headquarters Camden, Ai'k., 
Feb. 15, 1866, to Nov. 2, 1866, and of the post of Camden, Ark., Nov. 2, 

(Transferred to 28th Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866) 
1866, to 



1293. .(Bom N. Y.). . MARCUS D. L. SIMPSON . . . .(Ap'd N. Y.). .22 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fi-om July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1846. 

^ Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1846; in the War with Mexico, 

1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle 

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 155 



Ntjmbee. 1846. Class Kank. 

of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, 

—Battle of Churubusco, Aug. '20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 

(BvT. First Lleut., Aug. 20, 1847, for G.-^xlant and Mekitorious Conduct 

IN THE Battles or Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 

1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of 

(Bvt. Captain, Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 

the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as Quartermaster, 2d Artillery, Mar. 8, 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Oct. 27, 1847, to Apr. 25, 1861) 
1848, to Mar. 26, 1855— at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848,— Ft. Monroe, Va., 
1848-53,— and Pensacola, Fla., 1853-55; as Chief Commissary on the Sioux 

(Captain Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, Mar. 26, 1855) 
Expedition, 1855-56; as Assistant in the office of the Commissary-General of 
Subsistence at Washington, D. C, 1856-57; at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., pro- 
viding Sui^plies to Utah Expedition, 1857-58 ; as Assistant in the office of the 
Commissary-General of Subsistence, at Washington, D. C, 1858-59; and as 
Chief Commissary of the Department of the Pacific, 1859-61. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Assistant in 

(Major Staff — Com. or Subsistence, July 1, 1861) 

the office of the Commissary-General of Subsistence, Aug., 1861, to May 8, 

(Lieut.-Col. Staf-f — AssT. Com.-Gen. of Subsistence, Feb. 9, 1863) 

(BvT. Colonel, Bvt. Brig. -General, and Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, 

Mar. 13, 1865, for Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

1866; and on Special duty under the orders of the Secretary of War, at San 

Francisco, Cal., May 8, 1866, to Jan. 12, 1867. 



1294. . (Born Me.) RUFUS J. BACON (Ap'd Me.) . .23 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Jl-xy 1, 1846. 
On authorized graduation leave of absence, July 1, to Aug. 12, 1846. 
Died, Aug. 12, 1846, at Braxton, Me. : Aged 23 



1295 . . (Born Va.) . . . .HAMILTON L. SHIELDS (Ap'd Va.) . . 24 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1846; in the War with Mexico, 

1846^8, bemg engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, —Battle of 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 

Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— 

Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Rey,''Sep. 8, 1847, 

(Bvt. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco , Mex. ) 

(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 



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NuMBEE. 1846. Class Eane. 

— Battle of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City 
of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1848,— Ft Adams, 

(FiEST Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Sep. 22, 1847) 
K. L, 1848-50; as Acting Judge Advocate of the Eastern Division, Nov. 1, 
1850, to Sep. 20, 1853; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Maj.-General Wool, Nov. 15, 
1853, to Feb. 15, 1854 ; and as Adjutant, 3d Artillery, Feb. 15 to Mar. 15, 
1854. 

Resigned, Mab. 17, 1854. 

Civil BListory.— Counsellor at Law, New York, 1854-57. Farmer, near 
Bennington, Vt, since 1857. 



1296. .(Bom Ten.) JOHN ADAMS (Ap'd Ten.) . .25 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Leedt., 1st Deagoons, July 1, 1846. 

Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Dec. 6, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Assault of 

Santa Cruz de Kosales, Chihuahua, Mar. 16, 1848 ; on frontier duty at Santa 

(Bvt. Fiest Lieut., Mae. 16, 1848, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Santa Ceuz de Eosales, Mex. ) 

Fd, N. M., 1848,— and Taos, N. M., 1848-49; on Expedition against Utah 

Indians, 1849-50, being engaged in a Skirmish at El Cerro del 011a, N. M., 

Mar. 13, 1849; on Expedition against Aj^ache Indians, being engaged in a 

Skirmish at Too-koon-kuiTe Butte, Red Eiver, N. M., Nov. 17, 1849,— and 

Surprise of 150 of their Lodges near the source of the CostiUo Eiver, N. M. , 

July 26, 1850; on frontier duty at Eayado, N. M., 1850,— Las Vegas, N. M., 

1850-51, — Ft. Snelhng, Min., 1852, — as Aide-de-Camp, with the rank of Lieut. - 

(Fiest Lieut. 1st Deagoons Oct. 9, 1851) 
Colonel, to the Governor of Minnesota, 1853,— Ft. SneUing, Min., 1853-54,— 
Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1854,— Ft. Craig, N, M., 1854-55,— Santa Fd, N. M., 
1855, — Ft Massachusetts, Col., 1855,— Scouting, 1855, against Utah Indians, 
with Sku-mishes near Ft Massachusetts, Col., Mar. 19, and Apr. 29, 1855,^ 
Ft Union, N. M., 1855,— and Ft Craig, N.-M., 1855; on Eecruiting service, 

(Captain, 1st Deagoons Nov. 30, 1856) 
1856-58; and on frontier duty at Ft Crook, CaL, 1859-61. 
Eesigned, May 31, 1861 . 
Joined in the Eebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 
Killed, Nov. 30, 1864, at the Battle of Fbankltn, Ten. : Aged 39. 



1297 . . (Born England) . . RICHARD H. RUSH * (Ap'd at Large) . . 26 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, July 1, 1846. 
Served: at the Military Academy as Asst Instructor of Artillery and Cav- 
alry, Oct 9, 1846, to Nov. 2, 1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in gar- 
(Second Lieut. , 2d Aetilleey, Mae. 3, 1847) 
(Fiest Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, Dec 6, 1847) 

• Son of Richard Rush, U. S. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to tlie Court 
of St. James. 



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NuMBEK. 1846. Class Eank. 



rison at Ft. Columbus, N. ¥., 1848,— and Ft. Monroe, Va., 1848-49; as 
Draughtsman of Artillery Tactics Board, July 27, 1849, to Aug. 23, 1850; in 
gan-ison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1850 ^ on Coast Survey, Dec. 10, 1850, to Nov. 5, 
1852; and in gan-ison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1852-54. 
Resigned, July 1, 1854. 

Civil History. — Unknown. 

Military History. — Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 
(CoLOJfEL, 6th Pennsylvania Volunteers (Lancers), July 27, 1861) 
1861-64: in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Dec, 1861-Mar., 1862; in the 
Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar.-Aug., 1862, being 
engaged in a Skirmish at Hanley's Bridge, May 24, 1862, — Action of Hanover 
C. H.. May 27, 1862,— Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862,— Battle of White 
Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862,— and Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862; in the 
Mainland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Dec, 1862, being engaged 
in Skirmish at Jefferson Pass, Sep. 13, 1862, — Battle of South Mountain, 
Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and Skirmishes at Wil- 
liamsport, Md., Sep. 19, 1862, and Occoquan, Va., Dec. 24, 1862; in the Rap- 
pahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Jan. -Apr., 1863, being engaged 
in Stoneman's Raid upon Richmond, Apr. 13-27, 1863; on sick leave of ab- 
sence, Apr. 27 to May 27. 1863; in Provost-Marshal General's Bureau. May 10 
to Nov. 10, 1863, in Organizing the Veteran Reserve Coi-ps; in Preparing Rock 
Island Prison, 111., Nov. 10 to Dec. 20, 1863; as President of Board for Exam- 
ination of Officers, Jan. 3 to Mar. 20, 1864; and in the Defenses of Washing- 
ton, D. C, commanding Brigade, Mar. 20 to July 1, 1864. 
Resigned, July 1, 1864. 



1298. .(Bom N. Y.). . . HENRY A. EHNINGER (Ap'd N. Y.). .27 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 
(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847) 
Cmz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— and Defense 
ofPuebla, Sep. 13-Oct. 12, 1847; and in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1848. 
Resigned, Jan. 6, 1849. 

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, since 1849, though from ill health he has 
been most of the time travelling in Europe. Residence, Cardenas, Cuba. 



1299. .(Bom Pa.) THOMAS F. CASTOR (Ap'd Pa.). .28 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MUitary Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1. 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vem 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Dec. 6, 1846) 

Cmz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of 

Coutreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Moliuo del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— and 

Operations before and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; and on 

frontier duty at Crow Wing, Min., 1848,— Ft. SnelUng, Min., 1848^9,— Ft. 



158 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1846. Class Eank. 

Ripley, Min., 1849-50,— Ft. Snelling, Min., 1850-51,— Benicia, Cal, 1852,— 

(FissT LxEUT., 1st Dragoons, Oct. 9, 1851) 
Ft. Reading, Cal., 1852, -Ft. Joues, Cal., 1852-53,— Ft. Reading, Cal., 1853, 
—Ft. Jones, Cal., 1853,— Scouting, 1853, being engaged against Illinois Indians, 
in a Skirmish near the source of Illinois River, Or., Oct. 24, 1853, — Ft. Lane, 
Or., 1853-54,- Benicia, Cal., 1854,— Ft. Miller, Cal., 1854,— and Ft. Tejon, 
Cal., 1854-55. 

Died, Sep. 8, 1855, at Ft. Tejon, Cal. : Aged 33. 



1300..(BornN. Y.) ORREN CHAPMAN (Ap'd N. Y.)..29 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy fi-om July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dbagoons, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846^t8, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dkagoons, Feb. 7, 1847) 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Skirmish of Medelin, Mar. 25, 1847,— Quartermaster, 

(BvT. FiBST Lieut., Mab. 25, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitobious Conduct 

IN the Ate ate at Medelin, neae Veba Ceuz, Mex. ) 

1st Dragoons, Apr. 15 to May 26, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 

1847, —Battle of Churabusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 

1847, — Reconnoissance of the approaches to the City of Mexico, Sep. 12, 1847, 

— Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the 

City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848; 

on frontier duty at Ft. Scott, Kan., 1848-19, 1849-50,— March to Santa Fd, 

N. M., 1850,— Las Vegas, N. M., 1850-51,— Scouting, 1851,— Las Vegas, 

N. M., 1851,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1853,— Santa F6 Route, 1853,— Ft. 

(Fiest Lieut. , 1st Deagoons, Feb. 1, 1853) 
Leavenworth, Kan., 1853-54,— and Ft. Union, N. M., 1854; at the Military 
Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Cavalry Tactics, Aug. 21, 1855, to Sep. 1, 
1856; and on frontier duty at Ft. Buchanan, N. M., 1857-58. 

Died, Jan. 6, 1859, at St. Louis, Mo. : Aged 38. 



1301.. (Bom N. Y.). ALEXANDER P. RODGERS.*(Ap'datLarge.). .30 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut. , 4th Infantey, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 
(Second Lieut., 4th Infantkt, Oct. 12, 1846) 
Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Capture 
of San Antonio, Aug 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle 
of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— and Storming of Chapultepec, where, in 
leading a Company to the Assault of the Castle, when -nithin a few yards of 
the ditch, "still exerting himself, though already wounded, and shouting for 
his men to follow," he was 

Kllled, Sep. 13, 1847: Aged 22. 

*Was the Son of Captain George Rodge3?s, of the U. S. Navy, and nephew of Commodore 
Oliver Hazzabd Perry, the hero of the Battle of Lake Erie. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 159 



NiTMBEK. 1846. Class Eank. 

1302 . . (Bom E. I. ) . . . OLIVER H. P. TAYLOR (Ap'd K. I. ) • • 31 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Leetjt., 1st Deagoons, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the "War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Skumish of 
Second LrEUT., 1st Deagoons, Feb. 16, 1847. 
Embudo, N. M., Jan. 29, 1847,— Assault of Puebla de Taos, N. M., Feb. 4, 
(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Feb. 4, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
IN the Conflicts at Embudo and Taos, N. M. ) 
1847, — and Assault of Santa Cruz de Eosales, Chihuahua, Mar. 16, 1848; on 
(BvT. Capt., Mae. 16, 1848, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
IN the Battle of Santa Ceuz de Eosai.es, Mex. ) 
frontier duty at Santa Fg, N. M., 1848.— Albuquerque, N. M., 1848-49,— Scout- 
ing, 1849, being engaged against Apaclie Indians, in a Skii-mish at the Canon 
del Peno, Sierra Sacramento, N. M., July 18, 1849,— Taos, N. M., 1849-50,— 
Scouting. 1850, being engaged against Apache Indians, in Surprise of 150 
of their Lodges, near the source of Castillo Eiver, N. M., July 26, 1850,— 
and at Eayado, N. M., 1850-51; in garrison at the Cavah-y School for Prac- 
tice, CarUsle, Pa., 1851; on frontier duty at Los Lunas, N. M., 1852,— Quar- 
termaster, 1st Dragoons, Apr. 22, 1852, to July 31, 1854,— and Ft. Leavenworth, 

(FiEST Lieut., 1st Deagoons, Feb. 21, 1853) 
Kan., 1852, 1852-53, 1853-54; on sick leave of absence, 1854-55; on Eecruit- 
ing service, 1855-56; and on frontier duty, at Ft. Lane, Or., 1856,— Ft. Yam- 
hill, Or., 1856-57,— Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., 1857, 1858,— and on Spokane 
Expedition, 1858, beinu' engaged in the desperate Combat of To-kots-nine-me, 
Wash., on the ColviUe Trail, Utah, where he was 

Killed, May 17, 1858 : Aged 33. 



1303 . . (Bom Pa. ) SAMUEL D. STURGIS .... (Ap'd at Large) . . 32 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Deagoons, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being captured, Feb. 20, 1847, 
while reconnoitering near Buena Vista, and not released till Feb. 28, 1847, 

(Second Lieut., 1st Deagoons, Feb. 16, 1847) 
after the battle; on frontier duty in California, 1848-51; as Quartermaster, 1st 
Dragoons, Apr. 1, 1851, to Mar. 1, 1852; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, 
Mo., 1851; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1851-52,— as Acting 
Asst. Adjutant-General of the Department of New Mexico, Nov. 11, 1852, to 

(Ferst Lieut., 1st Deagoons, July 15, 1853) 
Oct. 11, 1853,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1853-54,— Scouting against Jiccarilla 
Apaches, being engaged in the Action of Cienega, N. M., Apr. 6, 1854,— at 

(Captain, 1st Cavaley, Mae. 3, 1855) 
Moro, N. M., 1854, -Ft. FiUmore, N. M., 1854,— Santa Fe, N. M., 1854-55,— 
Scouting, 1855, being engaged against Apache Indians, in a Skirmish, Jan. 16, 
1855; on Eecraiting service, 1855; on frontier duty, in quelling Kansas Dis- 
turbances, 1855-56,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1856-57,— Cheyenne Expedition, 
1857, being engaged ia the Combat on Solomon's Fork of the Kansas, July 27, 
1857, and Sknmish against Kiowa and Camanche Indians, near Grand Saline, 
Aug. 6, 1857,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857-58,— and March to Ft. Kearny, 
Neb., and Ft. Arbuckle, I. T., 1858; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 
1858-59; and on frontier duty at Ft. Arbuckle, I. T., 1859,— Ft. Cobb, L T., 



160 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBBE. 1846. Class Eank. 



1859-60,— in command of Southern Column of Kiowa and Camanche Expedi- 
tion, Ju'ne-Oct., 1860, being engaged in a severe Action on Prairie Dog Creek, 
Au»'. 9, I860, and in several Skirmishes, —in adjusting difficulties between 
Cherokee Indians and White Settlers, Nov. I860,— and at Ft. Smith, Ark., 
1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Secediag States, 1861-66: on the March 
from Ft. Smith, Ark. (which he had evacuated Apr. 23, 1861, to prevent being 
captured by a formidable expedition), to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., via Ft. 
Washita, I. T., Apr. -May, 1861; on Expedition to South-west Missouri, June 21:, 

(Major, 1st Cavaley, May 3, 1861: 4th Cavaley, Aug. 3, 1861) 
1861, uniting with General Lyon, Jtdy 5, 1861, on Grand Eiver, Mo., and was 
engaged in the Action of Dug Spring, Mo., Aug. 2, 1861,— and Battle of Wil- 
son's Creek, Aug. 10, 1861, where he commanded, after the faU. of General 
(BvT. Lieut. -Colonel, Aug. 10, 1861, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious 
Seevices at the Battle of Wilson's Ceeek, Mo. ) 
(Beig.-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Aug. 10, 1861) 
Lyon, and conducted the Retreat to RoUa, Mo. ; on Expedition to North-east 
Missouri, Sep., 1861; on March to Lexmgton, Mo., but did not reach there 
until after its Surrender by Colonel Mulligan, Sep. 10, 1861; on March from 
Kansas City, Oct., 1861, forming the right of General Fremont's Move- 
ment upon Springfield, Mo.; as Chief of Staff to Major-General Hunter, com- 
manding Department of Missouri, Nov., 1861; on Tour of Inspection of Ohio 
and Mississippi River Posts, Dec, 1861; in command of the District of Kan- 
sas, Apr. 10 to May 5, 1862; in command of the Defenses of AVashington, 
D. C., May 25 to Aug. 21, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug., 
1862, 'being engaged in the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29, 1862; in the Mary- 
land' Campaign (Army of the Potomac), being engaged in the Battle of South 
Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and several 
Skirmishes while pursuing the enemy; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Ai-my 
of the Potomac), Dec, 1862-Apr., 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fred- 
ericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862; in Operations in Central Kentucky, Apr. -July, 1863; 
(Bvt. Colonel, Dec. 13, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Seevices 
AT THE Battle of Feedeeicksbueg, Va. ) 
as Chief of Cavalry, Department of the Ohio, July 8, 1863, to Apr. 15, 1864, 
being engaged in Organizing the Militia of Cincinnati during Morgan's Rebel 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 6th Cavaley, Oct. 27, 1863) 
Raid,— in Operations in East Tennessee, commanding the Cavalry in the 
Combat of Mossy Creek, Dec. 29, 1863,— Action near Dandridge, Jan. 16, 
1864, — Capture of General Vance and his Rebel command, Jan. 13, 1864,— 
Rout of General Martin's Rebel Cavalry, near Fair Gardens, Jan. 25, 1864, 
—and Destruction of Camp of Rebels and Indians, near QuaUatown, N. C, 
Feb. 2, 1864; in Expedition, May, 1864, from Memphis, Ten., being engaged 
in the Combat at Bolivar, Ten., May 10, 1864,— and Pursuit of the Rebels 
under General Forrest to Ripley, Mis. ; and in the second Expedition against 
General Forrest, being engaged in the Combat near Gun Town, Mis., June 10, 
1864; awaiting orders, July, 1864, to Aug. 24, 1865; in command of 6th Cavalry, 

(MUSTEEED OUT OF VOLUNTEEE SeEVICE, AuG. 24, 1865) 

Oct. 14, 1865, to May 24, 1866, at Austin, Tex. ; on leave of absence. May 24 
to Nov. 8, 1866; on frontier duty at Austin, Tex., Dec. 9, 1866, to 



1304. . (Bom N. Y.). . . .GEORGE STONEMAN (Ap'd N. Y.) . .33 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mhtary Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Deagoons, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, on the March from Ft. Leaven- 
worth, Kan., to San Diego, Cal., being engaged as Acting Asst. Quartennaster 



U. S. MILITAEY ACADEMY. 161 



Number. 1846. Class Rank. 

of Mormon Battalion, Oct. 1, 1846, to Feb. 1, 1847, — and in several Skirmishes 

(Second Lleut., 1st Dragoons, July 12, 1847) 
with hostile Indians; on frontier duty at the Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., 
1848-49, —Sonoma, Cal., 1849-50,— Scout to the Sierra Nevada, 1850, being 
engaged in Skirmishes at Clear Lake and Russian River, Cal., — Sonoma, Cal., 
1850-51, — Scouting, 1851, against Coquille Indians, — Gila Expedition, 1851-52, 
being engaged in several Skirmishes with Yuma Indians, — Benicia, Cal., 1852, 
--Ft. Orford, Or., 1852,— and Escorting Lieut. Williamson's topograi^hical party, 
in Sierra Nevada, and Lieut. Parke's railroad surveying party through Arizona 
and Texas, 1853-54; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Maj. -General Wool, Jan. 4 to 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 25, 1854) 
May 2, 1S55; as Adjutant, 1st Dragoons, Oct. 22, 1854, to Mar. 3, 1855; in 

(Captain, 2d Cavalry, Mae. 3, 1855) 
garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1855; on frontier duty, at Camp Cooper, 
Tex., 1855-5S; on leave of absence in Europe, 1858-59; on frontier duty, in 
command of Pecos Expedition, 1859, — March to Ft. Brown, Tex., 1859, — 
Operations on the Rio Grande, against Cortinas' marauders, 1859-60, being 
engaged in the Combats near Ft. Brown, Tex., of Dec. 14 and 21, 1859,^ — and 
at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1860-61; and in garrison at the Oavah-y School for Prac- 
tice, Carlisle, Pa., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
fenses of Washington, D. C, May-June, 1861, being in command of the 

(Major, 1st Cavalry, May 9, 1861) 
Cavalry Advance across Long Bridge, for the Capture of Alexandria, Va., 
May 24, 1861 ; on the Staff of Major-General McCleUan, in Western Virginia 
Operations, June 20 to Aug. 13, 1861 ; as Chief of Cavalry of the Army of the 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 13, 1861) 
Potomac, Aug. 14, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862, being engaged in Cavahy reconnois- 
sances towards the Rappahannock and Gordonsville, Va., Feb. -Mar., 1862; in 
the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, as Chief of Cavaliy of the Army of the 
Potomac, Mar. -Aug. 1862, being engaged, in the Siege of Yorktowu, Apr. 5- 
May 4, 1862, — Action of Williamsburg, May 4, 1862, — in command of Advance 
Guard in the movement towards Richmond, May 7-30, 1862, participating in 
Skirmishes at Slatersville, May 9, at White House, May 13-14, at New Bridge, 
May 23, and at MechanicsviUe, May 27, 1862, — and in the Cavalry Operations 
of the Seven Days' Battles during the change of base to the James River, 
June 26-July 2, 1862; in command of 1st Division, 3d Corps, Sep. 10 to Nov. 15, 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov, 29, 1862) 

1862, and of 3d Corps (Army of the Potomac), Nov. 15, 1862, to Apr. 15, 1863;. 

in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec, 1862 -June, 1863, 

being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec, 13, 1862 (commanding, 

(BvT. Colonel, Dec. 13, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va. ) 
3d Corps), — and on Raid towards Richmond, Apr. 13-May 2, 1863 (commanding; 
Cavalry Corps); on sick leave of absence, June 10 to July 20, 1863; as. Chief 
of the Cavahy Bureau at Washington, D. C, July 18, 1863, to Jan. 29, 1864;. 
in command of 23d Army Corps, Jan. 28 to Apr. 4, 1864; in command of Cav- 

(LiEUT. Colonel, 3d Cavalry, Mar. 30, 1864) 
ahy Corps, Department of the Ohio, Apr. 4 to July 31, 1864, being engaged 
in the Cavalry Operations of the Atlanta Campaign, Ga., May 10, 18G4, to 
July 31, 1864, when he was Captured at Clinton, Ga., while on a Raid to An- 
dersonville, to release our troops there confined; as Prisoner of War, July 31 
to Oct. 27, 1864; in temporary command of the Department of the Ohio, Nov., 
1864; in command of Raid to South-western Virginia, Dec. 1, 1864, to Jan. 1, 
1865, being engaged in the Actions of Kingsport, Dec. 14, Bristol, Dec. 15, 
Wytheville, Dec. 17, and Marion, Dec. 19, 1864,— and Capture of Saltville,'. 

11 



162 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1S4(). Class Eakk. 

Dec. 21, 1864; in command of the District of East Tennessee, Feb. 14 to 

Mar. 20, 1865; in command of Expedition from Knoxville, Ten., to Asheville, 

N. C, Mar. 20 to Apr. 20, 1865, being engaged in Skii-mish at Wytheville, Va., 

(Byt. Beig.-Genxbal, U. S. Akmt, Mae. 13, 1865, roK Gajllant and 

ilEEITOKIOXJS SeEVICES IN THE CaPTUEE OF ChAELOTTE, N. C. ) 

Apr. 3, 1865, — Destruction of Lynchburg and Bristol Kaihroad, Apr. 3-7, 
1865, — Capture of SaUsbury, N. C, Apr. 12, 1865, — Destruction of Nortli 
(BvT. Maj.-Geneeal, U. S. Aemy, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 
Meeitoeious Seeyices in the Field dueing the Rebellion) 
Carolina Central Railroad, Apr. 12-20, 1865, — and Capture of the garrison at 
Asheville, N. C, Apr. 20, 1865; in command of the Department of Tennessee, 
June 27, 1865, to June 5, 1866, — Department of the Cumberland, June 9 to 

(Colonel, 21st Infantey, July 28, 1866) 
Aug. 13, 1866,— and District of the Cumberland, Aug. 13-31, 1866; awaiting 

(Musteeed out of Volunteee Seevice, Sep. 1, 1866) 
orders, Sep. 1 to Oct. 25, 1866; and in command of the District of Petersburg, 
Dec. 17, 1866, to 



1305. . (Bom Pa.) JAMES OAKES (Ap'd Pa.). .34 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy, from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, -when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Chihuahua 

Expedition, 1846,— Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Skirmish at Medeliu, 

(BvT. FiEST Lieut., "Mxr. 25, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Affair at Medelin, neae Veea Ceuz, Mex. ) 

Mar. 25, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, 

(Second Lieut., 2d Deagoons, July 29, 1847) 
Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Chunibusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino 
del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, — Operations before and Capture of the City of Mexico, 
(Bvt. Captain, Sep. 8, 1847, foe Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
in the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 
Sep. 12-14, 1847,— and as Adjutant, 2d Dragoons, April, to Nov. 1, 1847; as 
Quartermaster, 2d Dragoons, Nov. 1, 1847, to Aug. 15, 1849; in garrison at 
East Pascagoula, Mis. , 1848 ; on frontier duty, on March through Texas, 1848, 
—Austin, Tex., 1848-49,— Ft. Graham, Tex., 1849,— Austin, Tex., 1849,— Ft. 
Lincoln, Tex., 1849-50, — Scouting, 1850, being engaged against Camanche 
Indians in Skirmishes between the Nueces and Rio Grande, Tex., July 11 and 
Aug. 12, 1850, and in the latter was severely wounded (two wounds); on Re- 
cruiting service, 1850-52; on frontier duty at Ft. Mason, Tex., 1852-53,— and 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, June 30, 1851) 
Ft. Terrett, Tex., 1853: on Coast Survey, Sep. 29, 1853, to Apr. 4, 1854; on sick 
leave of absence, 1854; in gamson at Jefferson BaiTacks, Mo., 1855; on 

(Captain, 2d Cavalry, IVLie. 3, 1855) 
Recruiting service, 1855 ; on frontier duty at Ft. Mason. Tex. , 1856, — Scouting, 
1856, being engaged in a Skirmish near the South Fork of the Llano River, 
Tex., Feb. 17, 1856,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 1856,— Scouting, 1856, being engaged 
in a Skirmish near the source of Concha River, Tex., May 2, 1856, — and Pur- 
suit and Sui-prise of three parties of Indians near the mouth of the Pecos 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 163 



NuMBEK. 1846. CiiASs Rank. 



River, Aug. 30, 1856,— Ft. CLark, Tex., 1856-58,— Scouting, 1858,— and San 
Antonio, Tex., 1858; on sick leave of absence, 1858-60; and on frontier duty 

(Majob, 2d Cavalry, Ape. 6, 1861: 5th Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861) 
at Ft. Inge, Tex., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Muster- 
ing duty at Wheeling, Va., May 3, to Sep. 12, 1861; in the Defenses of Wash- 

(Bkig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, May 17, 1861: Declined) 
ington, D. C, commanding regiment, Sep. 26, 1861, to Jan. 14, 1862; in the 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 4th Cavalry, Nov. 12, 1861) 
Tennessee and Mississippi Campaign, commanding Regiment (Army of the 
Ohio), Feb.— June, 1862, being engaged in the Movement on Nashville, Feb.- 
Mar., 1862,— March to Pittsburg Landing, Mar. -Apr., 1862,— Battle of Shiloh, 
Apr. 7, 1862, — and Advance upon, and Siege of Corinth, Apr. 9-May 30, 1862; 
on leave of absence, June 19 to Sep., 1862; in command of Regiment (Army of 
the Mississippi), Sep. -Oct., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Corinth, 
ilis., Oct. 3-4, 1862; on jMustering and Disbursing duty at Jackson, Mich., 
Oct. 11, 1862, to Apr. 29, 1863; as Acting Asst. Provost-Marshal General for 
the State of Ilhnois, at Springlield, 111., Apr. 29 to Sep. 30, 1866- as Superin- 
tendent of Volunteer Recruiting Service, and Chief Mustering and Disbursing 
Officer of the State of Illinois, Sep. 18, 1863, to Sep. 30, 1866; and in command 
(Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 30, 1865, for 
Meritorious and Faithful Service in the Recruitment of the 
Armies of the United States) 
of the District of Illinois, Sep. 22, 1865, to July 31, 1866; on leave of absence, 

(Colonel, 6th Cavalry, July 31, 1866) 
Sep. 30, 1866, to Jan. 20, 1867; in command of regiment at Austui, Tex., 
Feb. 1, 1867, to 



1306. (Bom Ga.) WILLIAM D. SMITH (Ap'd Ga. ) . . 35 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtai-y Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War wth Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of 

Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of 

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Aug. 18, 1847) 
Moliuo del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, where he was severely wounded, — and Oiiera- 
tions before and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; at the Cav- 
alry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1848; on frontier duty at Austin, Tex., 
1848-49,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1850,— and Cibballetto, N. M., 1850-51; at 

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Aug. 8, 1851) 
the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1853; on frontier duty at Ft. 
Webster, N. M. 1853-54,— Ft. Thorn, N. M., 1854,— Big Sioux River, Neb., 
1856,— Ft. Randall, Dak., 1856,— Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1856-57,— and Utah Expe- 

(Captaen, 2d Dragoons, June 4, 1858) 
dition, 1857-59; and on leave of absence in Europe, 1859-61. 
Resigned, Jan. 28, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 
Died, Oct. 4, 1862, at Charleston, S, C. : Aged 37. 



164 ■ GRADUATES OF THE 



Ni'MBEB. 1846. Class Eank. 

1307. .(Bom Me.) GEORGE F. EVANS (Ap'd Me.). .36 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 5, 
1812, to Jixly 1, 1840, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
BvT. Second LrEux., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1846. 
Served : in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Battle of 
Bueua Vista, Feb. 22-23, 1847; on frontier duty on March to California, 
(BvT. FiEST Llect., Feb. 23, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
IN the Battles of Bcena Vista, Mex. ) 
(Second Lieut., 1st Deagoons, Oct. 18, 1847) 
1848,— Los Angelos, Cal., 1848-49,— San Diego, Cal., 1849,— Escorting Boun- 
dary Commission, 1849-50, — San Diego, Cal., 1850, — and San Luis Bey, CaL, 
1850; and on sick leave of absence, 1850-59. 

Died, Mae. 29, 1859, at Augusta, Me. : Aged 35. 



1308 . . (Bom Va. ) DABNE Y H. MAURT (Ap'd at Large) . 37 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Mounted Kifles, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 
Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— and Battte of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17, 1847, where he 
(Bvt. Fiest Lieut., Ape. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Ceeeo Goedo, Mes. ) 
(Second Lieut., 3d Aettlleet, July 1, 1847) 
was severely wounded; at the Military Academy, 1847-52, as Asst. Professor 
(Ke-teansfeeeed to Mounted Rifles, Feb. 19, 1848, as Second Lieut., 
to eank from july 1, 1847) 
of Geography, History, and Ethics, Sep. 7, 1847, to Jan. 28, 1850, — and as 
Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Jan. 18, 1850, to Feb. 15, 1852; on fron- 
tier duty at Ft. Inge, Tex., 1852-53,— escorting the Commanding General of 

(FiEST Lieut., Mounted Rifles, Jan. 27, 1853) 
the Department of Texas, 1854,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1854:-55,— Scouting, 1855, 
— and Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1855; on Recruiting service, 1855-58; as Adjutant, 
Mounted Rifles, Sep. 15, 1858, to Apr. 10, 1860; at the Cavah-y School for 
Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1858-59; and on frontier duty, conducting Recruits to 
New Mexico, 1859,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1859,— Quartermaster, Mounted Rifles, 

(Bvt. Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Geneeal, Ape. 17, 1860) 
Apr. 10-17, I860,— and Asst. Adjutant-General of the Department of New 
Mexico, June 1, 1860, to May 24, 1861. 

Dismissed, June 25, 1861, 
it having been ascertained to the satisfaction of the War Department that he 
entertained and had expressed treasonable designs against the Government of 
the United States. 

Civil History.— Author of "Skirmish DriU for Mounted Troops," 1859. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. • 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY, 165 



NuMBEE. 1846. Class Bank. 

1309 . . (Born N. Y.) INNIS N. PALMER (Ap'd N. Y.) - . 38 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Moxjnted Bifles, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the "War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Kieles, July 20, 1847) 

Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle 

(BvT. FmsT Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, fob Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mes. ) 

of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, where he was wounded,— and Assault and Cap- 

(BvT. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant Conduct at Chapultepec, Mex. ) 
tiu-e of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, 
Mo., 1848; on Kecruiting service, 1848; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, 
Mo., 1848-49; on Kecruiting service, 1849; on frontier duty, on the March 
to Oregon, 1849,— Oregon City, 1849-50,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1850-51, 
—as Adjutant, Mounted Kifles, May 1, 1850, to July 1, 1854,— at Jefferson 
Barracks, Mo., 1851,— Ft. Merrill, Tex., 1852,— Scouting, 1852,— Ft. Ewell. 

(First Lleut., Mounted Kifles , Jan. 27, 1853) 
Tex., 1852-53,— and Ft. Inge, Tex., 1853-54; on Recruiting service, 1854-55; 
in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Mason, 

(Captain, 2d Cavalry, Mae. 3, 1855) 
Tex., 1856,— Camp Verde, Tex., 1856-57,— Scouting, 1857,— Camp Verde, 
Tex., 1857-58,— March to Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1858,- Camp Cooper, Tex., 1858, 
—and March to Brazos Agency, Tex., 1858; on detached service at Washing- 
ton, D. C, 1859; in conducting recruits to Texas and the Indian Territory, 

(Major, 2d Cavalry, Apr. 25, 1861: 5th Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861) 
1860-61; and on frontier duty at Camp Cooper, Tex., 1861, — Ft. Chadboume, 
Tex., 1861,— and Indianola, Tex., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Defense 

of Washington, D. C, Apr. -July, 1861; in command of the Regular Cavalry 

in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., July 21, 1861, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services at the Battle of Bull Run, Va. ) 

Run, July 21, 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, July, 1861, to 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 23, 1861) 
]\Iar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, in command of Brigade, 4th 
Corps (Army of the Potomac), Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege 
of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862,— Battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 1862, 
—Battle of Fair Oaks, May 31, 1862,— Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862,— 
and Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862; in organizing and forwarding to the 
field. New Jersey and Delaware Volunteers, Aug. -Nov., 1862; in superintend- 
ing Camps of Drafted Men, at Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. -Dec, 1862; in Opera- 
tions in North Carolina, Dec. 24, 1862, to June 27, 1865, being engaged in com- 
mand of 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Jan. 1 to July 10, 1863, — of the 
Department of North Carolina, Feb 1 to Mar. 2, 1863,— of the District of 
Pamhco, July 10-25, 1863,— of the 18th Armv Corps, July 25 to Aug. 18, 1863, 
—of the Defenses of Newbem, N. C, Aug. 18, 1863, to Apr. 19, 1864,— of the 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 2d Cavalry, Sep. 23, 1863) 

District of North Carolina, Apr. 19, 1864, to Mar., 1865,— and of the District 

(BvT. Colonel, Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meeitobious 

Services during the Rebelllion) 



166 GRADUATES OP THE 



Number. 1S46. Class Eank. 

of Beaufort, Mar. to June 27, 1865, participating in Major-General Slierman's 

(BvT. Bkig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

AIeritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 

(BvT. Maj.-General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865, fob Long and 

Meritorious Ser\t;ces) 

movements, and in the Action of Kinston, Mar., 1865; awaiting orders June 25, 

1865, to Feb. 8, 1866; on leave of absence, Feb. 8 to May 21, 1866; in com- 

( Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 
mand of 2d Cavalry, at Ft. Ellsworth, Kan., May 21 to Sep. 1, 1866; on leave 
of absence, Sep. 22 to Oct. 17. 1866; awaiting orders, Oct 17 to Nov. 12, 1866; 
in command of Regiment at Ft. Laramie, Dak., Dec. 6, 1866, to 



1310. (Born S. C.) JAMES STUART (Ap'd S. C.) .39 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fi-om July 1, 

1812, to July 1, 18-16, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Mounted Rifleiien, July 1, 1816. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of 

Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of 

(Bvt. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Condi-ct 

at the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, JMex. ) 

Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Captm-e of the City of Mexico, 

(Bvt. C.^.pt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 

in the B-attle of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 

Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Jeffei-son Barracks, Mo., 1848, on Recruiting 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Pofles, Oct. 9, 1847) 
service, 1848-49; and on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, "Wash., 1851, — and 
on Rogue River Expedition, Or., 1851. being engaged in a Skii-mish, June 17, 
1851, where he was MortaUj- Wounded. 

Died of Wounds, June 18, 1851: Aged 26.* 



1311, (Born Ten. ) . . PARMENAS T. TURNLEY (Ap'd Ten.). .40 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1. 

1842, to July 1, 1816, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, at and about Monterey, 1846,— 

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Oct. 31, 1846) 

Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847, remaining in garrison there tiU Nov.. 

1847; on Recruiting service, 1847; in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at the 

City of Mexico and Cuernavacas; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis.. 1848; 

on frontier duty at Austin, Tex., 1848-49,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1849-50,— 

Quartermaster and Commissary of Train to Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1850, — Ft. 

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 10, 1850, to Feb. 11, 1856) 
?iIcIntosh, Tex., 1850-51,— commanding Escort to Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1851, — 
Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1851-52,— Ft. Terrett, Tex. , 1852,— and as Quartermaster, 

• After his death his native State, South Carolina, presented his eldest brother with a Sword, 
under a Resolution of the Legislature of liec.. 1852:—" Thit among the sons of South Carolina, 
who, by their distinguished valor and military skill in the Mexican War, acquired renowu for 
themselves, and adorned her annals, she cherishes with peculiar pride and affection the memory 
of Brevet Captain Sthakt 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 167 



NuMBEE. 1848. Class Rank. 

1st Infantry, Mar. 1 to July 1, 1852, being engaged in Opening Road and 
Transporting Supplies to New Mexico; on Recruiting service, 1852-54; in 
Quartermaster-General's Office at Washington, D. C, Sep. 27, 1854, to Mar. 2, 

(CaPT. StAIT — ASST. QUAETEKMASTEE, MaE. 2, 1855) 

1855; on Quartermaster duty at Cincinnati, O., 1855, — Sioux Expedition, 1855, 
—Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1855-57,— Oregon, 1857,— Ft. Brown, Tex., 1857-58,— and 
as Chief Quartermaster, of the forces Operating in Utah Territory, 1858-60; 
and on leave of absence, 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-65: in Super- 
intending the repairs of Railroad between Harrisburg, Pa. , and Baltimore, Md. , 
Apr. -May, 1861; as Chief Quartermaster at Perryville Depot, Md., May, 1861, 
^Annapolis Depot, Md., May-July, 1861, — St. Louis Depot, Mo., July to 
Dec, 1861, — Cairo Depot, 111., Jan. -July, 1862, --and Memphis, Ten., July-Sep., 
1862; on sick leave of absence, "■with permission to go beyond the seas," 

(Retired feom Active Service, Sep. 17, 1863, foe Disability Resulting 

FKOM Long and Faithful Seevices and Disease Conteacted 

in the Line of Duty) 

Sep. 25, 1862, to Feb. 21, 1865; and as Chief Quartermaster of the District of 

the Plains, headquarters Denver City, Col., Mar. 22 to Dec. 31, 1865. 

Resigned, Dec. 31, 1865. 

Civil History. — Engaged in Mining Operations in Colorado and Montana 
Territories, — in Farming in East Tennessee, and Banking business, at Chicago, 
ILL, since 1865. 



1312.. (Bom S. C.) DAVID R. JONES (Ap'd Ga. ) . . 41 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantet, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of 
(Second Lieut., 2d Infantby, Nov. 23, 1846) 
Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of CeiTO Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— 
Skirmish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847, 
(Bvt. Fiest Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritoeious Conduct 
AT THE Battles of Conteeeas and Chueubusco, Mex. ) 
Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 
1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; as 
Adjutant 2d Infantry, Apr. 15, 1847, to Dec' 29, 1848; in garrison at Jeffer- 
son Barracks, Mo., 1848,— and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1848; on voyage to Cali- 
fornia, 1848-49; on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1849-50, Monterey, Cal., 

(Fiest Lieut. , 2d Infantey, May 7, 1849, to Mae. 3, 1855) 
1850,— San Miguel, Cal., 1850,— and Benicia, Cal., 1850-51; at the Military 
Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Sep. 15, 1851, to Jan. 17, 
1853; as Asst. Adjutant-General of Western Division at East Pascagoula, Mis., 

(Bvt. Capt. Staff— Asst. Adjutant-General, Mae. 16, 1853) 
May 23 to Aug. 6, 1853,— and of the Pacific Department, Nov. 11, 1853, to 
July 5, 1854: as Acting Judge Advocate of the Pacific Department, July 5, 
18.54. to Feb. 13, 1858; and as Asst. Adjutant-General of the Department of 
the West at St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 13 to Sep. 16, 1858, and from Maa-. 2(5, 1859, 
to Feb. 15, 1861. 

Resigned, Feb. 15, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 
Died, 1863, at Richmond, Va. : Aged 39. 



168 GRADUATES OF THE 



Ntjmbee. 1846. Class Rank. 

1313. . (Born N. T.) ALFRED GIBBS (Ap'd N. T.) . .42 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. IVIilitary Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Aimy to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Mounted Eifues, July 1, 1846. 
Sei-ved: in gan-ison at Jeflferson Barracks, Mo., 1846; in the "War with 
Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Ciniz, Mar. 9-29, 
1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, where he was wounded, 
(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Apb. 18, 1847, fok G.ujlant and Mekitoeious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Cekro Gokdo, jSIex. ) 
— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, and in Kear- 
ny's charge on the San Antonio Garita, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Cha- 
pultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, 
(BvT. Capt. , Sep. 13, 1847, foe Gallant Conduct at Gaeita de 
Belen, City of Mexico) 
Sep. 13-14,1847; as Aide-de-Camp to Major-General P. F. Smith, Mar. 27, 1848, 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Eifles, Dec. 31, 1847) 
to July 1. 1856— in Mexico, 1848,— en route to Cahfomia, 1848-49,— Pacific 
Division, 1849-52, — and Department of Texas, 1852-56; on frontier duty at 

(FiEST Lieut., Mounted Eifles, May 31, 1853) 
Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1856-57, — Scouting, 1857, being engaged against Apache 
Indians in a Skirmish at Cooke's Spring, N. M., Mar. 8, 1857, where he was 
severely wounded,— Ft. FiUmore, N. M., 1857,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1857-58,— 
and as Adjutant Mounted Eifles, Mar. 24, to Sep. 15, 1858; on Eecruitiug ser- 
vice, 1858-60; and on frontier duty, conducting recruits to New Mexico, 1860, 
—Navajo Expedition, N. M., I860,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1860-61 (Depot 

(Bvt. Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant Geneeal, May 11, 1861 : Declined) 
Commissary), — and on March to Ft. Fillmore, N. M., being captured by Texas 

(Captain, Mounted Elfles, ]\LiY 13, 1861: 3d Cavaley, Aug. 3, 1861) 
Insurgents at San Augustine Springs, N. M., July 8, 1861, and paroled until 
exchanged, Aug. 27, 1862. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1862-66: in command 
of Ft. Wayne, Mich., Dec, 1861, to Aug., 1862; in Operations about Suflblk, 
(Colonel, 130th N. Y. Volunteees, Sep. 6, 1862: 1st N. Y. Deagoons, 
July 28, 1863) 
Va., Sep. 15, 1862, to June 13, 1863. being engaged in the Action of "De- 
serted House," Jan. 29, 1863,— and Defense of Suffolk, May 11-20, 1863; on 
Major-General Keyes' Peninsular Expedition towards Eichmond, June 13- 
July 12, 1863; at the Headquarters of the Provost-Marshal of the Army of the 
Potomac, July 19-Aug. 1, 1863; in organizing E^giuent as Cavalry, at Manas- 
sas Plains, and guarding Orange and Alexandria Eailroad, Va. , Aug. 1 to Nov. 26, 

1863, being engaged in Skirmishes, Oct. 17 and Nov. 9, 1863; in command of 
Cavalry Eeserve Brigade (Army of the Potomac), Nov. 26, 1863, to Apr. 1, 

1864, being engaged in guarding supply train during Mine Eun operations, 
Dec, 1863,— and' in Attack at Bamet's Ford, Feb. 11, 1864; in the Eichmond 
Campaign, commanding Cavalry Eeserve Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (Army 
of the Potomac), May 7 to Aug. 5, 1864, being engaged in the Combat of Todd's 
Tavern, May 7, 1864,— Capture of Spottsylvania C. H., May 8, 1864,—" Sheri- 
dan's First Eaid " to Haxall's Landing, and returning to New Castle, May 9-29, 
1864, participating in the engagements at Beaver Dam, May 9-10, Yellow Tav- 
ern, May 11, Meadow Bridge, May 12, Mechanicsville , May 12, Hanover To'mi, 
Mav27, and Hawes' Shop, May 28, 1864,— Action of Okl Church, May 30, 
1864,— Combat of Cold Harbor, May 31-June 1, 1864,— and " Sheridan's Second 
Eaid" to Trevillian Station and Light-house Point, June 7-28, 1864, participate 

(BvT. Majoe, June 11, 1864, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious SEEviCEa 
AT THE Battle of Teevillian Station, Va.) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 169 



NuMBEB. 1846. Class Bank. 

ing in the engagements at Trevillian Station, June 12, Mallory's Ford, June 12, 
Tunstall's Station, June 21, and Darby Town, June 28, 1864; in the Shenan- 
doah Campaign, commanding Regiment, Aug. 6, to Dec. 8, 1864, Cavahy 
Eeserve Brigade, Dec. 12-30, and Cavalry Division, Dec. 30, 1864, to Jan. 15, 
1865, being engaged in Skirmishes at Newtown, Aug. 11, Cedarville, Aug. 16, 
KearnysviUe, Aug. 25, Sheppardstown, Aug. 25, Smithfield, Aug. 28, and 
Crossing of the Opequan, Aug. 29, 1864,— Battle of Opequan, Sep. 19, 1864,— 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Sep. 19, 1864, foe G.\ll.\nt and IMeeitokiotjs 
Services at the Battle of Winchestek, Va. ) 
Battle of Fisher's Hill, Sep. 22. 1864,— Skirmishes of Mount Jackson, Sep. 23, 
New Market, Sep. 25, Port EepubUc, Sep. 26, Cross Keys, Sep. 28, Tom's Run, 
Oct. 9, Woodstock Races, Oct. 9, and Strasburg, Oct. 14, 1864,— Battle of 

(Bkig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 19, 1864) 
Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864,— Skirmish of Middletown, Nov. 12, 1864,— and 
commanding Raid on Gordonsville, Dec. 9-29, 1864; on leave of absence, 
Jan. 18 to Feb. 5, 1865; in command of Reserve Cavalry Brigade on " Siieridan's 
Sixth Raid" on Virginia Central and Danville Railroads, and James River 
Canal, Feb. 27-Mar. 20, 1865, being engaged in the Actions of the North and 
South Anna Bridges, Mar. 14-15, 1865; in command of Cavahy Brigade in the 
final Attack and Pursuit of the Rebel Army of Northern Virginia, Mar. 29 to 
(BvT. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, foe GalijAnt and Meeitokious Services 
AT THE Battle of Five Foeks, Va. ) 

(BvT. Beig. -General, U. S. Aemt, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meeitoeious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 

(Btt. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, ILlr. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion ) 
(BvT. Maj.-General, U. S. Army, JIar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services during the Rebellion; 
Apr. 9, 1865, being engaged in the Battle of Dinwiddle C. H., Mar. 31, 1865,— 
Battle of Five Forks, Apr. 1, 1865,— Battle of Sailor's Creek, Apr. 6, 1865,— Ac- 
tion of Appomattox Station, Apr. 8, 1865, — and Surrender of General R. E. 
Lee, at Appomattox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865; and in command of 1st Brigade, 
Cavalrj' Forces (Military Division of the Gulf), Aug. 20 to Oct. 17, 1865, and 
of 1st Division, Oct. 17 to Dec. 15, 1865; on leave of absence, Jan. 15 to 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Feb. 1, 1866) 
Apr. 30, 1866; on Recruituig service, Apr. 30 to Sep. 30, 1866; on frontier 

(^Iajoe, 7th Cavalry, July 28, 1866) 
duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., Oct., 1866, to Jan. 4, 1867,— and at Ft. Harker, Kan., 
Jan. 4, 1867, to 



1314 . . (Bom Mas. ) GEORGE H. GORDON ( Ap'd Mas. ) . . 43 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy fi-om July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Btt. Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in garrison at Jeflferson Barracks, Mo., 1846; in the War with Mex- 
ico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Maf. 9-29, 1847,— 
Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847, where he was wounded, — Battle 
(BvT. First Lieut , Apr. 18, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN THE Battle of Cerro Goedo, Mex. ) 
of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Chapultepec, Sep.* 13, 1847,— 
Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847, — and in a 
hand to hand encounter with two guerillas, near San Juan Bridge, Dec. 21, 



170 GRADUATES OF THE 



Nttmbeb. 1846. Class Kank. 



1847, where he was severely wounded; on. Kecruiting service, 1848; on sick 

(Second LrExn., Mounted Kifles, Jan. 8, 1848) 
leave of absence, 1848-49; at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 
1849-50; on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1850-51; in garrison at 
Newport Barracks, Kv., 1851; at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, 
Pa., 1852; on frontier duty at Ft. Scott, Kan., 1852-53,— Ft. Leavenworth, 

(FiKST LiEDT. , Mounted KrFLES, Aug. 30, 1853) 
Kan., 1853,— and March to Laramie, Dak., 1853; and on Coast Survey, Mar. 9 
to July 26, 1854. 

Resigned, Oct. 31, 1854. 

Civil History. — Counsellor at Law, Boston, Mas., 1857-61. 

Military History.— Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 

(Colonel, 2d Massachusetts Volunteers, ]\Iat 24, 1861) 

1861-65: in guarding the Upper Potomac, July-Dec, 1861,— and Frederick, 

Md., Jan. -Mar., 1862; in Operations in Shenandoah Valley, under Major- 

General Banks, Mar. -June, 1862, being engaged in numerous Skirmishes,— and 

(Beig. -General, XJ. S. Volunteers, June 9, 1862) 
Combat of Winchester, Va., May 25, 1862; in Northern Virginia Campaign, 
June-Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9, 
1862,— and Battle of Chantilly, Sep. 1, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, 
(Ai-my of the Potomac), Sep., 1862, being engaged in Battle of South Moun- 
tain, Sep. 14, 1862,— and Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862; in guarding the 
Upper Potomac at Harper's Ferry, Sep. -Dec, 1862; in Defense of Suffolk, Va., 
May, 1863; in command of West Point, Va., May, 1863; on Expedition toward 
Richmond, June, 1863, being engaged in several Skirmishes; with the Army 
of the Potomac, in Pursuit of the Rebel army from the Potomac to Warrenton, 
July, 1863; in Operations about Charleston harbor, S. C, Aug., 1863, to Apr., 
1864; in command of Florida, May, 1864; in guarchng and keeping open com- 
munications by White River with Little Rock, Ark., July, 1864; in Operations 
against Mobile, Ala., Aug., 1864; on duty in the Department of Virginia, 
Nov., 1864, to June 16, 1865, being in command of the Eastern District of Vir- 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Ape. 9, 1865, for Meritorious 
and Distinguished Services) 
ginia. Mar. to June 16, 1865; and on leave of absence, June 16 to Aug. 24, 
1865. 

(Mustered out of Service, Aug. 24, 1865) 

Civil History. — Counsellor at law, Boston, Mas., since 1865. 



1315 . . (Born Ct.) FREDERIC MYERS (Ap'd Ct.) . .44 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Secont) Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the AVar with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Nov. 23, 1846) 

Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847; on Recruiting service, 1847-48; in the War -wath 

Mexico, 1848, at the City of Mexico; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 

(First Lieut., 5th 'Infantry, Oct. 7, 1848, to Ape. 1, 1857) 
1848; on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, L T., 1848-50.— Camp Arbuckle, L T., 
1850-51,— March to Texas, 1851,— Ft. Belknap. Tex.. 1851, 1852-53,— Ft. 
Mcintosh, Tex., 1853-54, —Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1854-56,— and as Quar- 



U. S. MILITAEY ACADEMY. 171 



NuMBEK. 18-46. Class Rank. 



termaster, 5th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1855, to May 1, 1856; on Eecruiting service, 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Quakteemastee, Aug. 29, 1856) 
1856; and on Quartermaster duty at Fts. Fillmore and Union, N. M., 1858-59; 
on leave of absence, 1859; on Quartermaster duty with Major Steen's com- 
mand in the field, in South-east Oregon, 1860, — and at Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 
1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in organizing 
Ohio Volunteers, at Columbus, O., Sep. 1861, to Apr., 1862; as Chief Quarter- 
master of the Department of the Rappahannock, Apr. -July, 1862, — of 3d Army 

(Majoe Staff — ADDrrioxAL Aide-de-Camp, May 23, 1862) 
Corps, in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, July- Aug., 1862, — of 1st Army 
(LiEUT.-CoL. Staff — Additional Aide-de-Camp, July 15, 1862, 
TO May 31, 1866) 
Corps, in the Maryland Campaign, Sep., 1862, — and as Deputy Chief Quarter- 
master of the Array of the Potomac on the march to Falmouth, Va., and in the 
Rappahannock Campaign, Sep. 17, 1862, to Apr. 1, 1863; as Chief Quarter- 
master of the Department of the North-west, Apr. 1, 1863, to Feb. 1, 1865, — 

(Major Staff — Quakteemastee, Aug. 12, 1864) 
of the Military Division of the Missouri, Feb. 1 to Aug. 5, 1865, — and of 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Beig. -General, U. S. Aemy, 
Mar. 13, 1865, foe Faithful and Meeitoeious Ser's^ces dueing 
the Rebellion) 
Department of Missouri, Aug. 5 to Oct. 1, 1865; in settling accounts at St. 
Louis, Mo., and on Board of Examination at Washington, D. C, Oct. 1, 1865, 
to Mar. 29, 1866; on tour of Inspection of the Military Posts of the Depart- 
ment of the Missouri. Mar. 29 to May 31, 1866; as Quartermaster, at head- 
quarters. Department of the Missouri, May, 31, 1866, to Jan. 17, 1867; and on 
Special duty at Chicago, lU., Jan. 17, 1867, to 

Lieut. -CoL. Staff — Dep. Quartermaster-Gen., Mae. 4, 1867) 



1316 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . DeLANCE Y FLOYD-JONES * . . . ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 45 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Nov. 27, 1846) 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of 

Molino Del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, 

(Bvt. Fiest Lieut., Sep. 8, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

in the Battle of Molino del Rey, Mex. ) 

Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848, — and Detroit, 

(Fiest Lieut., 4th Infantey, Jan. 1, 1848) 
Mich., 1848-50, being Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Brig. -General Brady, Feb. 12 
to Aug. 25, 1849; on Recruiting service, 1850-52; on frontier duty at Benicia, 
Cal., 1852,— Ft. Vancouver, AVash., 1852-53,— Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 1853-55,- 

(Captain, 4th Infantey, July 31, 1854) 
Ft. Dalla-s, Or., 1855,— Ft. Humboldt, Cal., 1855,— Scouting, 1855,— Ft. Hum- 
boldt, Cal., 1855,— Crescent City, Cal., 1855-56,— Rogue River Expedition, 
1856, being engaged in the Action at Mackanoslany Villages, &c., May, 1856, — 

* Was named De Lanoey F. Jones when he was graduated. 



172 GBADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1846. Class Bank. 

Ft Orford, Or., 1856,— Ft Yamhill, Or., 1856,— and escorting Kecruits to Ft. 
Leavenworth, Kan., 1857; on Eecruiting service, 1858-60; on Detached service, 

(Majoe, 11th Infantey, May 14, 18G1) 
1860-61; and on frontier duty at Ft. Hoskins, Or., 1861. 

Served during the EebelUon of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in garrison at 
Ft. Independence, Mas., Aug. -Oct., 1861; in guarding the Crossing of the 
Susquehanna Kiver at Havre-de-Grace, Md., Oct., 1861. to Mar., 1862; in the 
Virginia Peninsular Campaign, commanding 11th Infantry (Army of the 
Potomac), Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5- 
May i, 1862— Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862,— and Battle of Malvern Hill, 

(BvT. Lteut.-Coi/., Jdly 4, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Services 

DUEING THE PeNINSULAE CAMPAIGN IN ViEGDJIA) 

July 1, 1862; in Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, being engaged in 
the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, com- 
manding Regiment (Army of the Potomac), Sep., 1862, being engaged in the 
Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — and Skirmish of Sharpsburg, Sep. 19, 
1862; in the Kappahannock Campaign, commanding Regiment (Ai-my of the 
Potomac), Mar. -June, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Chancellorsville, 
May 2-4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Potomac), being 
engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863; on sick leave of absence, 
(BvT. Colonel, July 2, 1863, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Seevices 
AT THE Battle of Gettysbueg, Va. ) 
July 8-29, 1863; in command of Ft. Independence, Mas., Aug. 15 to Oct. 28, 

(Lieut. -Col., 19th Infantey, Aug 1, 1863) 
1863,— and of the Fortifications of Boston harbor, Mas., Oct. 28, 1863, to 
Mar. 6, 1865 ; as Superintendent of Regimental Recruiting service at Ft. Inde- 
pendence, Mas., Oct. 5-28, 1863,— and at Detroit, Mich., Mar. 31 to Aug., 
1865; on leave of absence, Aug. -Sep., 1865; in command of Newport Bar- 
racks, Ky., Oct. 12, 1865, to Mar. 13, 1866,— and of Little Rock, Ark., Mar. 27 
to Aug. 29, 1866; on sick leave of absence, Aug. 29 to Dec. 1, 1866; as Acting 
Asst. Inspector-General and Judge Advocate of the Department of Arkansas, 
Dec. 1, 1866, to Feb. 13, 1867; and in command of Regiment at Ft Smith, 
Ai-k., Feb. 25, 1867 to 



1317. .(BomN. Y.) JOHN D, "WILKINS (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 46 

Militaxy History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantey, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846^8, being engaged in the Siege of 
(Second Lieut., 3d Infantey, Dec. 31, 1846) 
Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skir- 
mish of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847, 
— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 
(Bvt. Fiest Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 
in the Battles of Conteeeas and Chueubusco, Mex. ) 
1847,— and Assault and Qapture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; 
in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on frontier duty at San Antonio, 
Tex., 1849,— San Elizario, Tex, 1849-50,— Ft Bliss, Tex., 1850-51,— San 
Elizario, Tex., 1851,— Ft Fillmore, N. M., 1851-52,— Ft Bliss, Tex., 1852,— 

(Fiest Lieut.. 3d Infantey, Nov. 10, 1851) 
Ft FiUmore, N. M., 1852-53, 1854-55,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1855,— and Ft, 
Stanton, N. M., 1855-56; as Adjutant, 3d Infantry, Jan. 19, 1856, to May 1, 
I860,— at Ft FiUmore, N. M., 1856,— Santa F<^, N, M., 1856-57,— Albuquerque, 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 173 



NtTMBEii. 1846. Class Kank. 

N. M., 1857-58,— and Santa Fe, N. M., 1858-60; as Acting Asst. Adjutant- 
General, Department of New Mexico, Sep. 16, 1858, to May 1, 1860; on 
Eeci'uiting service, 1860-61; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1861; and on 

(Captain, 3d Infantet, Apk. 11, 1861) 
Eecruiting service, 1861-62. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862-66 : in the Defenses 
of Washington, D. C, Feb. -Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign 
(Army of the Potomac), Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of York- 
town, Apr. 5-May i, 1862, — Operations before Richmond, June 25- July 1, 
1862, — and Battle of Malvern Hill (commanding Regiment), July 1, 1862; in 
(BvT. Majob, July 1, 1862, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Seevices 
AT THE Battle of Malveen Hill, Va. ) 
the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Battle 
of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, in command of 3d 
Infantry (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle 
of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in 
the Rappahannock Campaign, commanding 3d Infantry (Army of the Potomac), 
Dec, 1862-May, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 
1862, — and Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2-4, 1863; on Recruiting service, 
(BvT. Lieut-Col., May 3, 1863, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Seevices 
at the Battles of Feedericksbubg and Chancellorsville, Va. ) 
May, 1863, to Oct., 1864; in the Richmond Campaign, in command of Eegi- 

(Majoe, 15th Infantry, May 6, 1864) 
ment (Army of the Potomac), Feb. -Apr,, 1865, being engaged in the Siege and 
Assaults of Petersburg, Mar. 25-Apr. 2, 1865; in command of Regiment in the 
Department of the Cumberland, Apr. -Aug., 1865, — and in the Department of 
Alabama, Aug. 18 to Oct. 26, 1865; as Provost-Marshal of the District of Mobile, 
Ala., Oct. 26, 1865, to July 9, 1866; and in garrison at Macon, Ga., Aug. 11, 
1866, to Jan. 13, 1867,— and at Dahlonega, Ga., Jan. 13, 1867, to 
(Transfeeeed to 33d Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866) 
(LrEUT.-CoL. Staff— Asst. Inspectoe-Geneeal, June 13, 1867) 



1318. .(Bom Wis.) . .JOSEPH N. G. "WHISTLER .. (Ap'd at Large). .47 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 8th Infante y, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

(Second Lieut. , 3d Infantey, Jan. 7, 1847) 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of 

Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of 

(BvT. FiEST Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN the Battles of Conteeeas and Chueubusco, Mex. ) 

Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, 

Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on frontier duty 

at San Ehzaiio, Tex., 1849-50,— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1850, —Convoying Wagon 

Trains, 1850,— CiboUetta, N. M., 1850-51,— Navajo Country, 1851,— Ft. Defi- 

(FiEST Lieut., 3d Infantey, June 6, 1852) 
ance, N. M., 1851-53, — and Ft. Craig, N. M., 1854-56; on Recruiting service, 
1856-58; on frontier duty at Los Lunas, N. M., 1858-60,— Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 
I860,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1860-61,— Mouth of the Rio Grande, 1861,— and 
Indianola, Tex., 1861, where he was captured by Texas insurgents, and paroled 
as a Prisoner of War; and in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1861. 



174 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1843. Class Rank. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: at the Military 
Academy, as Asst Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Sep. 25, 1861, to Mar. 20, 

(Captain, 3d Infantry, May 1-4, 1861) 
1863 ; as Commissary of Musters for the Department of Virginia, April-May, 
1863; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, May 6, 1863, to May 15, 1864; m 

(Colonel, 2d N. Y. Volunteer Artlllery, May 6, 1863) 
the Richmond Campaign (Army of the Potomac), May-June, 1864, being en- 
gaged in the Battle of Spottsylvania, May 18-20, 1864, — Battles of North Anna, 
(BvT. Major, I^Iay 24. 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of North Anna, Va. ) 
May 21-25, 1864,— Battle of Tolopotomy, May 28-29, 1864,— Battle of Cold 
Harbor, June 1-3, 1864, — Assaults on Petersburg, June 16 and 18, 1864,^ — and 
Siege of Petersburg, June 19, 1864, where he was wounded; on sick leave of 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., June 19, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

IN FRONT OF PETERSBURG, Va. ) 

absence, disabled by wound, June-July, 1864; in command of Brigade in the 
Defenses of Washington, D. C, July, 1864, to Sep. 19, 1865, being engaged in 

(Major, 13th Infantry, Dec. 31, 1864) 

the Defense of the Capital, July 11-12, 1864, against the Rebel Raiders under 

BvT. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant ant) Meritorious Services 

DURING the Rebellion) 

(BvT. Brig.-Genteral, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 

Meritorious Conduct during the Rebellion) 

General Early; on leave of absence, Oct. 17 to Nov. 16, 1865; in command of 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Dec. 19, 1865) 
3dBattaUon, 13th Infantry, at Jeflferson Barracks, Nov., 1865-April, 1866,— 
Ft. Rice, Dak. , Jan. 1866, to 

(Transferred to 31st Intantry, Sep. 21, 1866) 



1319. .(Bom Va.) THOMAS EASLEY (Ap'd Va.). .48 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 8th Inf.vntry, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of 
(Secont) Lieut., 2d Infantry, Feb. 16, 1847) 
Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle 
of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847, — and Battle of Churubusco, where, while 
advancing through a murderous fire to the assault of the strongly-intrenched 
Convent, serving as a citadel, he was 

Killed, Aug. 20, 1847: Aged 24. 



1320 , . (Born ]\Ias. ) NELSON H. DAVTS (Ap'd Mas. ) . . 49 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militixry Academy from July 1, 
1841 , to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1846. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 175 



Ntimbee. 1S46. Class Rank. 



Served: in the War -with Mexico, 181G-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantkt, Feb. 16, 1847) 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 18i7,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1817,— Skirmish 

of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle 

of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, 

(BvT. FiKST Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritoeious Conduct 

IN THE Battles of Conteekas and Chueubusco, Mex. ) 

Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., Jefferson Barracks, 

Mo., and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1848; on voyage to California, 1848-49; on 

frontier duty at Monterey, CaL, 1849, — and Bear Creek, Cal., (Camp Far 

(Fiest Lieut., 2d Infantey, June 8, 1849) 
West), 1849-50; in the Expedition to the Sierra Nevada, being engaged in 
Actions on Clear Lake and Russian River, and Skirmishes on Pitt River, 1850; 
on frontier duty at Camp Far West, Cal., 1851-52,— Ft. Reading. Cal., 1852-53, 
— Rogue River Expedition, 1853,— and at Ft. Reading, Cal., 1853-54; in garri- 
son at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1854,— and Detroit, Mich., 1854; on Recruiting 
service, 1854-55; and on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1855-56, — 

(CAPT.UN, 2d Infantey, SLui. 3, 1855) 
Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1856,-Ft. Randall, Dak., 1856 57,— Scouting, 1857,— Ft. 
Ridgelv, Min., 1857-58,— March to the Red River of the North, 1858.— Ft. 
Abercrombie, Dak., 1858-59,— Ft. Ripley, Min., 1859-60,— Jefferson Barracks, 
Mo., 1860-61,— and Ft. Ripley, Min., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on the Upper 
Potomac, June-July, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being 
engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, Va. , July 21, 1861; on Provost duty at 
Washington, D. C, July-Sep., 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, 

(Colonel, 7th Massachusetts Volunteees, Sep. 4 to Nov. 12, 1861) 
Sep. -Nov., 1861; on Inspection duty with Ai-my of the Potomac, Nov., 
1861- Apr., 1862, and was engaged in a Skirmish near Warrenton Junction, Va. ; 

(Major Staff — Asst. Inspectoe-Geneeal, Nov. 12, 1861) 
in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, Apr. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the 
Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-^Lay 4, 1862, —Battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 
1862, — Skirmishes on the Chickahommy, Mav, 1862, — Battle of Fan- Oaks, 
Mav 31- June 1, 1862,— Bsxttle of White Otik Swamp, June 28, 1862,— 
Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862,— Battle of Malvem HiH, July 1, 1862, 
— and Skirmish of Harrison's Landing, July 2, 1862; on. Inspection of 
the Defenses of Washington, south of the Potomac, Sep., 1862; in the Mary- 
land Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Bat- 
tle of South Moimtaiji, Sep. 14, 1862,— and Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862; 
on Special duty, making mvestigations, Oct. -Nov., 1862; on Inspection duty 
at Nash\-iUe, Ten., Dec, 1862-Miu-., 1863; in the Rappahannock Campaign 
(Army of the Potomac), Mar. -May, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Chan- 
cellorsville. May 2, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of tlie Poto- 
mac), June-July, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Gettysbmg, July 1-3, 
(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., July 3, 1863, for Gallant and Meeitobious 
Services at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. ) 
1863, — and Skirmish near Hagerstown, July 8, 1863; and in the Department 
of New Mexico, Nov., 1863, to June 27, 1865, and District of New Mexico, 
(Bvt. Colonel, ^Iay 29, 1864, foe Gallant and Meritoeious Services 
in Action with the Apache Indians, Ahizona) 
June 27, 1865, to , making inspections, special investigations, 

explorations of country, locating military posts, scouting against Indians, &c., 
and was engaged in several Skirmishes. 



176 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEB. 1846. Class Rakk. 

1321 . . (Born Ga. ) • • • THOMAS R. McCONNELL (Ap'd Ga. ) . • 50 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of 
(Second Lieut., 4th Infantky, Feb. 16, 1847) 
Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Cap- 
ture of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847, — Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, — 
Battle of MoUno delRey, Sep. 8, 1847,— Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847. 
(BvT. Fibst Lleut., Sep. 8, 1847, for Gallant and MERrroKious Conduct 

IN the Battle of Molino del Bey, Mex. ) 
(BvT. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant Conduct at Chapultepec, Mex.) 
—and Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garri- 
son at East Fascagoula, Mis., 1848,'— Ft. Gratiot, Mis., 1848-49,— and Ft 

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, Oct. 8, 1848) 
Brady, Mich., 1849; as Adjutant, 4th Infantrv% May 7, 1850, to May 19, 1854,— 
at Detroit, Mich., 1850-51,— Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1851-52,— Ft. Columbus, 
N. Y., 1852,— Benicia, Cal. 1852,— and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1852-54; and 

(Captain, 4th Infantry, Feb. 3, 1855) 
on Becruiting service, 1854-56. 

Resigned, Mab. 11, 1856. 

Civil BUstory. — Commandant of d^adets, and Professor of Engineering in 
the Georgia Milit^irj' Institute, at Marietta, Ga., 1856-59. Engineer of Mari- 
etta, Ga., and Ducktowu Copper Mines, Ten., 1859-61. 

Died, 1861, at Marietta, Ga. : Aged 36. 



1322. . (Bom N. Y.) . MATTHEW R. STEVENSON .... (Ap'd N. Y.) . .51 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1841, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1846. 

Captain, 1st Regiment New Y'obk Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1846. 

Served: in tlie War with Mexico, 1847-48, in California, where he continued 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1847) 

on duty, 1848-50; in garrison at Jefferson Bairacks, Mo., 1850, — Ft. Leaven- 

(MUSTERED OUT OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, OcT. 26, 1848) 

worth, Kan., 1850,— and Jefifcrson Barracks, Mo., 1850-51; on frontier duty at 

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Aug. 24, 1851) 
Ft. Towson, L T., 1851,— and Ft. Arbuckle, L T., 1851-54; and on Recruiting 
service, 1854-56. 

Dismissed, Sep. 20, 1856, under Sec. 3 of Law of Jan. 31, 1823. 
Reappointed to " resume his former place on the Army Register," as 

Capt.vin, 7Tn Infantry, Jan. 2, 1858. 
Served: on detached service at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1858-59; and on fron- 
tier duty at Ft. Crittenden, Utah, 1859-61,— and Ft. McLane, N. M., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-63: in Operations 
in New Mexico and Arizona, Apr. -July, 1861, being engaged in the Action of 
Mesilla, Ari., July 25, 1861, — and was surrendered, July 27, 1861, by Major 
Lyude to Texas Insurgents, and remaiued on piu-ole, doing garrison dut}', till 
exchanged, Aug. 27, 1862; and on sick leave ot absence, Oct. 8, 1862, to Jan. 2, 
1863. 

Died, Jan. 2, 1863, at Sackett's Habbob, N. Y. : Aoed 37. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 177 



NuMBEE. 1S46. Class Kank. 



1323 . . (Born Ct. ) . . . . GEORGE S. HUMPHREYS (Ap'd Md. ) . . 52 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Intantky, July 1, 1846. 

Teansfeered to 2d Dragoons, Aug. 17, 1846. 

Served at the Cavalrj' School for Practice^ Carlisle, Pa., 1846-47. 

Died, Nov. 9, 1847, at Carlisle Baeeacks, Pa. : Aged 25, 



1324 (Bom Va.) WIIiLIAM H. TYLER (Ap'd Va. ) . . 53 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from July ], 

1841, to July 1, 1S46, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ariiiy lo 

B\r. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Colimibus, N. Y., 1846-47; in the War with 

(Second Leeut., 7th Int-^ntey, Feb. 16, 1847) 

Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9 29, 

1847.— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 

19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— and Operations before 

(BvT. First Leeut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meeitoeious Conduct 

IN the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex.) 

and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; on Kecruitiiig service, 

1848; m gi\mson at Baton Rouge, La., 1848-40,— and Jefferson BaiTucks, Mo., 

1849; on frontier duty at Santa F6, N. M., 1849-50,— and Ft. Leavenworth, 

Kan., 1850; and in gairison at Jefiferson Bamxcks, Mo., 1850,— and Ft. Smith, 

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Aug. 24, 1851) 
Ark., 1851-5.3. 
Died, Oct. 24, 1853, at Woodiawn, Prince Wiluam County, Va. : Aged 29. 



1325. (Bom X. C.) CADMUS M. WILCOX (Ap'd Ten.). .54 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1S4G, when' he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Ai-my to- 
B\-r. Second LrEUT., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1846. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1840-48, being engaged in the Siege of 
(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1847) 
Vera Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skir- 
mish of Amazoque, May 14, 1847,— as Adjutant, 7th Infantrv, July 9-14, 'l847,— 
as Aide-de-Camp to :Major-General Quitman, July 13, 1847, to July 20, 1848, 
—Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847,— and Assault and Capture of the City 
(BvT. First Lieut., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
rs THE Battle of Chapultepec, Mex. ) 
of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848-49; 
on Piecruiting service, 1849; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole In- 
dians, 1849-50; in garrison at Jefierson Barracks, Mo., 1850, 1850-51,— and 

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Aug. 24, 1851) 

Corous Christi, Tex., 1851-52; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor 

of Infantry Tactics, Nov. 22, 1852, to Aug. 1, 1857; on leave of absence in 

t-urope, 18o7-59; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1859-60; on Eecruiting 

(Captain, 7th Lvfantry, Dec. 20, 1860) 

12 



178 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1846. Class Eank. 

service, 1860; on frontier duty at Ft. Marcy, N. M., 1860-61,— and Ft. Fill- 
more, N. M., 1861; and on leave of absence, 1861. 
Kesigned, June 8, 1861. 

Civil History. — Compiler of an Elementary Treatise on "Kifles and Eifle 
Practice," 1859; and Translator from the French of "Austrian Infantry Evolu- 
tions of the Line," 1859. 

Joined in the RebelHon of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1326. (Bom Ga.) V7rLLIAM M. GARDNT3R (Ap'd Ga.). .55 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Secokd Leeut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-47, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1847) 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Skirmish 

(Transferred to 2d Infantry, July 13, 1847) 
of Oka Laka, Aug. 16, 1847,— Battle of Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— and Battle 
of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847, where he was severely wounded; on sick leave 
(BvT. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847. for Gallant ant) Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Battles of Contrer.\.s .vnd Churubusco, Mex. ) 
of absence, disabled by wound, 1847-48; en route to California, 1848-49; on 
frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1849-50, — and Camp Far West, on Bear Creek, 

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Oct. 16, 1849) 
Cal., 1850-51 ; on Coast SurA^ey, Feb. 1 to Dec. 2, 1851; as Aide-de-Camp to 
Bvt. Brig. -General Hitchcock, Feb. 27, 1852, to Feb. 17, 1854, and to Bvt. 
Maj. -General Wool, Feb. 17-27, 1854, at headquarters of the Pacific Division, 
San Francisco, Cal.; on Recruiting service, 1854; in garrison at Carlisle Bar- 
racks, Pa., 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1855, — Cantonment 

(Captain, 2d Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 

Miller, Mm., 1855-56,— Ft. Lookout, Dak., 1856,— Ft. Randall, Dak., 1857-58, 

—Ft. Scott, Kan., 1858,— Ft. Randall, Dak., 1858-59,— Ft. Laramie, Dak., 

1859-60,— and Ft. Abercrombie, Dak., 1860; and on leave of absence, 1860-61. 

Resigned, Jan. 19, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1327. (Bom Pa.) EDMUND RUSSELL (Ap'd Pa.). .56 

Military BQstory. — Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy fi-om July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1846. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Smith, Ark., 1846^7; in the War with Mexi- 

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1847) 

CO, 1847-48, being engaged in the Capture of San Antonio, Aug. 20. 1847, — 

Battle of Chtuaibusco, Aug. 20, 1847, where he was wounded,— Battle of Mo- 

liuo del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847, — and with Heavy Battery against Chapultepec, 

(Bvt. JEibst Lieut. , Sep 8, 1847, for G.allant and Meritorious Conduct 

IN THE Battle of Moltno del Rey, Mex.) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 179 



NuMBEK. 1846. Class Kane. 

Sep. 12-13. 1847; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848,— Ft. Gratiot, 
Mich., 1848-49,— Ft, Brady, Mich., 1849-51,— Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1851. 

(FiEST Lieut., 4th Infantry, Jan. 31, 1850) 

1851-o2. — and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852; and on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 

1852, — Ft. Reading, Cal., 1852-53, — and Scouting, 1853, being engaged in a 

Skirmish with hostile Indians near Red Bluifs, Cal. , where he was 

Killed, Mak. 24, 1853: Aged 31. 



1328 . (Bom Va. ) ARCHIBALD B. BOTTS. . . . (Ap'd at Large) . . 57 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy fi-om July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1846. 
Served in the "War with Mexico, 1846-47, on the Rio Grande Frontier. 
Died, Jan. 1, 1847, at Camabgo, Mex. : Aged 20. 



1329. .(Bom Ky.) SAMUEL B. MAXBY (Ap'd Ky. ). .58 

Military History.- Cadet at the U. S. IVIiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1846. 

SeiTed: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

(Second Lieut, 8th Infantry, Feb 23, 1847) 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,- -Battle of 

(Transferred to 7th Intantry, July 18, 1847) 
Contreras, Aug. 19-20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle 
(BvT. First Lleut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Con- 
duct IN THE Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mex. ) 
of Molino del Rey, Sep. 8, 1847,— and Operations before and Capture of the 
City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; and in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo.- 
1848-49. 

Resigned, Sep. 17, 1849. 

Civil History. — Counsellor at Law, Clinton County, Ky., 1851-57, — and at 
Paris, Tex., 1857-61. Clerk of Circuit and County Courts, and Master in 
Chancery, Clinton County, Kv., 1852-56; and District Attorney, Lamar 
County, Tex., 1858-59. 

Joined in the Rebellion of l)sol-66 against the United States. 



1330. (Bom Va.) GEORGE E. PICKETT (Ap'd 111. ).. 59 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1846, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second LrEUT., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1846. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1846-48, being engaged in the Siege of Vera 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 3, 1847) 

Cruz, Mar. 9-29, 1847,— Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17-18, 1847,— Capture of 

Transferred to 7th Infantry, July 13, 1847, and to 8th Infantry, 

July 18, 1847) 



180 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1846-47. Class Bank. 

San Antonio, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of Churubusco, Aug. 20, 1847,— Battle of 
(BvT. First Lieut., Aug. 20, 1847, for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct 
IN the Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, ilEX. ) 
Molino del Eey, Sep. 8, 1847,— Storming of Chapultepec, Sep. 13, 1847, — and 
(Bvt. Capt., Sep. 13, 1847, for Gallant Conduct at Chapul- 
tepec, Mes.) 
Assault and Capture of the City of Mexico, Sep. 13-14, 1847; in garrison at 
Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848; on frontier duty on March through Texas to 

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, June 28, 1849) 
Ft. Gates, 1849-50, 1851,— Camp Johnston, Tex., 1852,— Ft. Chadboume, 
Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. Clark, Tex., 1853,— and Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1854-55; in garri- 

(Captain, 9th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
son at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1855; and on frontier duty on Expedition against hos- 
tile Indians on Puget Sound, Wa-sh., Mar. -June, 1856, — Ft. Steilacoom, 
Wash., 1856,*— Ft. Billingham, Wash., 1856-58, 1859,— San Juan Island, 
Wash., 1859,— Ft. BiUingham, Wash., 1859-60,— and San Juan Island, Wash., 
1860-61. 

Eesigntid, June 25, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



CLASS OF 1847. 



1333.. (Bom Ky.) JOHN C. SYMMES (Ap'dO.) .1 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. ISIilitary Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Secont) Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1847. 

Served: at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Geography, History and 

Ethics, Aug. 30, 1847, to Sep. 8, 1849; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Water- 

(Transferred to Ordnance, Apr. 24, 1849) 
vliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1850-53; in charge of the Armament of the fortifications 

(First Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1853) 
on the Kio Grande, Tex., 1853-54; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Washington 
Ai-senal, D. C, 1854-55; at the Military Academy, as Pzincipal Asst. Professor 

(Captain, 10th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855: Declined) 

of Geography, History and Ethics, Sep. 28, 1855, to Aug. 16, 1856; as Asst. 

Ordnance Officer at Waterto-wn Arsenal. Mas., 1856-58, 1858-59; in command 

of Leavenworth Ordnance Depot, Kan., 1859-60; on leave of absence in Europe. 

(Captain, Ordnance, July 1, 1861, for Fourteen Years' Contintjous 

Service) 
1860-61; and unemployed since Nov. 1, 1861. 

Eetired from Active Service, Nov. 1, 1861, for Disability Resulting 
FROM Disease and Exposure in the Line of Duty. 

* Received the thanks of the Legislature of the Territory of Washington, " for the galLant .tnd 
firm discharge of his duties under the most trying circumstances, while he was in command ot 
the Island of San Juan." 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 181 



NuMBEK. 1S47. Class Kank. 



1332 . . (Bom at Sea) JOHN HAMILTON (Ap'd Ind.) . . 2 

Military BUstory. — Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from July 1, 
1843, to July 1, lSi7, -when he vas graduated and promoted in the Aimy to 
Second Lieut., 3d Aetelleet, July 1. 1847. 

Served: in the War w-ith Mexico, 1847-48, at Perote; in garrison at Ft. Trum- 
bxiU, Ct, 1848; and on frontier duty at Monterey, Cal., 1849-51, — escorting lu- 

(FmsT Lieut., 3d Abtillekt, Feb. 13, 1850) 
dian Commissioners to Los Angelos, 1851, — Monterey, Cal., 1851, — Scouting 
against Coyote Indians in Southern California, 1851, — Monterey, Cal., 1851-52, 
—San Diego, Cal., 1852-53,— Benicia Commissary Depot, Cal., 1853-54,— Ft. 
Snelhng. Min., 1854-55, — Scouting against Chippewa Indians to Mille Lacs, 
Min.. 1855,— Ft. Snelhng, Min.. 18d5-56,— San Diego, Cal., lS57-58,—San Ber- 
nardino, Cal, 1858,— Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1858-59,— San Francisco, Cal., 1859-60, 
— Honey Lake Valley, Cal., 1860-61, — and Inspector of California Militia, 
1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
(CiPTAiN, 3d Aktilleey, ape. 27, 1861) 
fenses of Washington, D. C, Aug. 5 to Oct. 11, 1861; on the Port Royal Ex- 
pedition at Hilton Head, S. C, Nov., 1861, to Apr. 3, 1862, being Chief 
of Artilleiy, Jan. 17 to Apr. 3, 1862; in Operations in South Carolina, at 
(BvT. Majoe, Ape. 11, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitorious Services 

DURING the InVE.STMENT OF FoET PuLASKJ, Ga. ) 

Beaufort, S. C, Apr. 3 to May 19, 1862, being engaged in Actions on James 

Island, S. C, June 10 and 16, 1862; on detached sei-vice in Washington, 

(BvT. LiEUT.-CoL., June 17, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Seevices 

in Action at Secessiontille, James Island, S. C. ) 

D. C, July-Oct., 1862; in the Department of the South, at and about Hilton 

Head, S. C, Oct., 1862. to Julv 5, 1863; on leave of absence, July-Oct., 

1863; in the Department of the South, at Folly Island, S. C, Oct., 18G3, 

to Feb., 1864, — and on the Expedition to Florida, Feb., 1864, being engaged 

in the Battle of Olustee, Feb. 20, 1864, ■where he was wounded; on Mustering 

(BvT. Colonel, Feb. 20, 18fi4, foe Gallant and Meritorious Seevices 

at the Battle of Olustee, Fla. ) 

and Disbursing duty at St. Louis, Mo., July 14, 1864, to Aug. 12, 1865; in the 

Department of North Carolina, at Raleigh, Aug., 1865, to Nov., 1866; and in 

(Major, 1st Artillery, Aug. 13, 1866) 
garrison at Hilton Head, S. C, Nov., 1866, to Mar., 1867. 



1333. .(Bom 0.) JOSEPH J. 'WOODS (Ap'd O.). .3 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Secon-d Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1847. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1847-48; on voyage to Oregon, 
(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Oct. 29, 1848) 
1848-49; on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1849-50,— Astoria, Or., 
1850-51,— Ft. Dalles, Or., 1851-52,— and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1852-53; and 
on Recruiting service, 1853. 

Resigned, Oct. 31, 1853, 
Civil History. — Farmer, -Jackson County, lo., 1853-61. 



182 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEB. 1847. Class Kank. 



Military History. — Served during the Kebellion of the Seceding States, 
(Ck)LONEL, 12th Iowa Volunteers, Nov. 25, 1861) 
1861-64: in command of Eegiment, Nov. 25, 1861, to June 28, 1862, in the 
Tennessee Campaign, being eagaged in the Investment and Capture of Ft. 
Donelson, Feb. 13-16, 1862,— and Battle of Shiloh, Apr. fi, 1862, where he 
was severely wounded and captured, but was retaken the next day ; on Kecruit- 
ing ser^dce at Davenport, to., Juty, 1862, to Jan., 1863; on Court-Martial 
duty at St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 16 to Apr., 1863; in command of Eegiment, 
Apr. to June 1, 1863, in the Mississippi Campaign, being engaged in the Cap- 
ture of Jackson, May 14, 1863,— Assaults of Vicksbui-g, Apr. 19 and 22, 1863, 
— Siege of Vicksburg, Maj' 22- July 4, 1863, — Re-occupation of Jackson, 
July 16, 1863,— and return to Big Black River, .July 16-30, 1863; on leave of 
ateence, Sep. 9, 1863, to Feb. 19, 1864; in command of Regiment, Feb. 19 to 
June 11, 1864, and of 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, June 11 to 
Oct. 19, 1864, being engaged in the Actions near Tupelo, Mis., July 13-15, 
1864,— Skirmish at Tallahatchie River, Mis., Aug. 7, 1864,— and Pursuit of 
General Price's Rebel forces thz'ough Arkansas and Missomi, Sep. -Oct., 
1864. 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Nov. 22, 1864) 

Civil History. — Editor of " Maquoketa Excelsior," since 1865. Resi- 
dence, Maquoketii, Jackiion Covmty, lo. 



1334 . . (Born N. Y. ) . . . JULIAN Mo ALLISTER (Ap'd at Large) . . 4 

Military History. -Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1^7, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

Second Lieut., 2d Abtillert, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847^8; as Asst. Ordnance OjQScer, at 

(Transferred to Ordnance, Apr. 13, 1848) 

Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1848-52, — at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., 1852-53, — and 

(First Lieut., Ordnance Mar. 3, 1853) 
at Ft Monroe Arsenal, Va., 1853-57; on Foundry duty at Richmond, Va, 
1857-58; as Asst. Ordnance Officer at Benicia Arsenal, Cal., 1858-60, and in 
command, 1861-64. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief of 

(C-vPTAiN, Ordnance, July 1, 1861, for Foukteen Years' 

Continuous Seetice) 

Ordnance of the Department of the Pacific, Oct. 12, 1861, to June, 1864; as 

Inspector of Equipments and Accoutrements, July 18 to Sep. 24, 1864, — and 

of Ordnance and Pi-ojectiles, Sep. 24, 1864, to Apr. 11, 1867, headquarters 

(BvT. Major, and Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Mak. 13, 1865, for Faithful and 

Meritorious Services in the Odnance Department) 

(Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Zeal, Ability and Faithfulness in the 

Discharge of his Duties as Senior Ordn.ance Officer in the 

Department of the Pacific) 

(Major, Ordnance, Apr. 6, 1866) 

at New York city; and in command of Benicia Arsenal, Cal., June, 1867, to 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 183 



NuMBEE. 1S47. Class Eank. 



1335 . . (Bom Del. ) . . . . GEORGE W. HAZZARD (Ap'd Ind. ) . . 5 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, -when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the "War with Mexico, 1847-48, at Camargo; on frontier duty at 
Posts on and Scouting along the Rio Grande, 1848-49; in garrison at Baton 
Eouge, La., 1850, — and Ft. Washington, Md., 1850-52, — as Aide-de-Camp to 

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Mae 31, 1850) 
Bvt. Brig. -General Walbach, and Acting Asst. Adjutant-General, 3d Military 
Department, Aug. 1, 1852, to Oct. 8, 1853, at Baltimore, Md. ; in garrison at Ft. 
Hamilton. N. Y., 1853-54,— and Ft Brown, Tex., 1854-55; as Adjutant, 4th 
Artillery, Apr. 13, 1855, to Dec. 14, 1857— at Baltimore. Md., 1855-56,— and 
in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1856-57; on frontier duty 
at Ft Leavenworth, during Kansas disturbances, 1857-58, — Ft. Laramie, Dak., 
1858-59,— and on Exploration and descent of Platte Kiver from Ft Laramie 

(Captain, 4th Aetilleey, July 6, 1859) 
to its mouth. 1859; on leave of absence, 1859-61; and in garrison at Ft 
McHenry, Md., 1861. 

Served during theEebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-62: in command 
(Colonel, 37th Int>iana Volunteers, Oct. 17, 1861, to Feb. 15, 1862) 
of Regiment in Kentucky, Oct, 1861, to Mar., 1862; in the Defenses of Wash- 
ington, commanding Company, Mar. 22-31, 1862; and in the Virginia Peninsular 
Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Apr. -June, 1862, being engaged in the 
Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 13-May4, 1862,— Battle of Fair Oaks, June 1, 1862, 
Battle of Peach Orchard, June 29, 1862, — Battle of Savage Station, June 29, 
1862,— and Battle of White Oak Swamp, June 30, 1862, where he was Mortally 
Wounded. 

Died of Wounds, Aug. 14, 1862, at Baltlmoee, Md. : Aged 37. 



1336..(BomN.Y.).. DANIEL T. VAN BUREN (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 6 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Second Leeut., 2d Artlllery, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in garrison at Ft Columbus, N. Y., 1847; in the War with Mexico, 

1847-48; in garrison at Ft Columbus, N. Y., 1848, —Savannah, Ga., 1848-49,— 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Feb. 14, 1849) 
and Ft Monroe, Va., 1849; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of 
Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Aug. 3, 1849, to Jan. 17, 1850; in gar- 
rison at Ft. Momoe, Va., 1850-51, 1851-52; and on Coast Survey, Dec. 2, 1852, 
to Jan. 17, 1855. 

Resigned, Mas. 31, 1855. 

Civil History. — Counsellor at Law, and Civil Engineer, Kingston, N. Y. , 
1855-61. Commissioner of Common Schools, for Ulster County, N. Y., 
1858-61. Colonel of Engineers, N. Y., Mihtia, 1858-66. 

Military History.— Served during the RebeUion of the Seceding States, 
(Captain, Engineers, 20th N. Y. Militia, May 4, 1861) 
1861-66: in guarding Annapolis Branch, and Baltimore and Washington Rail- 
roads, May 4 to Aug. 3, 1861 ; as Chief of Staff of Major-General Dix, success- 

(Major Staef — Asst. Adjutant-General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 3, 1861) 
ively commanding the Department of Pennsylvania, Division of the Army of the 
Potomac, Middle Department, at Baltimore, Md., 7th Army Corps, at Ft. Mon- 



184 GRADUATES OF THE 

NuMBEE. 1847. Class Kank. 

roe, Va., and Department of the East at New York, Aug. 3, 1861, to July 16, 

(Col. Staff — Additional Aide-de-Camp, June 1, 1862) 

1865; and as Asst. Adjutant-General on the Staff of Major-General Hooker, 

(BvT. Beig.-Geneeal, U. S. Voltjnteees, JL\.e. 13, 1865, fob Faithful and 

Meeitoeious Seevices dueing the Kebellion) 

commanding Department of the East, July 16, 1865, to Feb. 9, 1866. 

Musteeed out of See-vice, Mae. 20, 1866. 

Civil History. — Sm-vcyor and Ci\-il Engineer, Kingston, N. Y., since 1866. 



1337.. (Bom ni.) SAMUEL F. CHALFIN (Ap'dllL)..? 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. ililitary Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

Second Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Jlexico, 1847-48, at Vera Cruz, being Acting Asst. 

Adjutant-General of the Department of Vera Cruz, June 1 to July 31, 1848; in 

garrison at Ft. Columbus. N. Y., 1848-49; in Florida Hostilities against the 

(FiEST Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, Nov. 6, 1849) 
Seminole Indians, 1849-52; in gamson at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1853-54; at the 
Military Academy, 1854-59, as Asst. Professor of French, Aug. 29, 1854, to 
Sep. 7, 1856,— Asst. Professor of Spanish. Sep. 7. 1856, to Sep. 1, 1857,— and 
Principal Asst. Professor of French, Sep. 7, 1858, to Aug. 31, 1859; in gairison 
at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1859; on leave of absence, 1859-60; and on frontier duty, 
conducting Recruits to Texas, I860,— Ft. Clark, Tex., I860,— and Ft. Duncan, 
Tex., 1860-61. 
Served dming the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in garrison at 
(Captain, 1st Aetilleey, Ape. 27, 1861) 
Ft. Taylor, Key West, Fla., Mar. 25, to June 5, 1861, — and in the Defense of 

(Teansfeeeed to 5th Aetillfoiy, May 14, 1861) 
Ft. Pickens, Fla., June 7, 1861, to Feb. 20, 1862; in the Defenses of Baltimore, 
Md., and Guarding the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, June 1. 1862, to Feb. 24, 
1863; in charge of the Disbursing Branch of the Provost-Mai-shal General's 

(Majoe St.vff — Asst. Adjut.\nt-Geneeal, June 17, 1863) 

Oflace, Washington, D. C, Apr. 1, 1863, to Apr. 7, 1864; as Assistant in the 

(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Sep. 24, 1864, foe IMeeitoeious and Faithful Service 

DUEING THE REBELLION) 

Adjutant-General's Office, Washington, D. C, Apr. 7, 1864, to Aug. 11, 1866; 

and as Adjutant-General of the Department of the Potomac, Aug. 16, 1866, to 

(B\T. Colonel, Mae. 13 1865, foe Diligent, Faithful, and Meeitoeious 

Seevices in the Adjutant-Geneeal's Depaetment during 

the Rebellion. 



1338 . . (Born Slich. ) . . ORLANDO B. 'WILLCOX (Ap'd Mich. ) . . 8 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiHtary Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at the City of Mexico, and Cuer- 

navaca; in garrison at Ft. McRee. Fla., 1848-49, — and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 

1849-50; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850, — on the New 

(FiEST Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, Ape. 30, 1850) 






MILITARY ACADEMY. 185 



NuMBEE. 1S4T. Class Kank. 

Mexican Plains, 1850, — and Ft. Leaven\vorth, Kan., 1850; in garrison at Ft. 
Washington, Mtl., 1850-52,— Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1852-53,— Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 
1853, — and Ft. Independence, Mas., 1853; in garrison at Ft. Independence, 
Mas.. 185i-55; in escorting Kecmits to Texas, 1855; in garrison at Ft. Inde- 
pendence, Mas., 1855-56; and in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole 
Indians, 1856-57. 

Eesigned, Sep. 10, 1857. 

Civil History.— Counsellor at Law, Detroit, Mich., 1857-61. Author of 
"Shoepac Kocollections — A Waj'-side Glimpse of American Life," 1856; and 
of "Faca — An Ai-niy Memoir, by Major March," 1857. 

Military History. — Served during the Kcbellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-66: in Defense of Washington, D. C, May-July, 1861, being engaged in 
the Capture of Alexanch-ia, Ya., May 21, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of 

(CoLOXEL 1st Mich. Yoluxteees, Mat 21, 1861) 
July, 1861, bemg engaged in the Battle of BuU Run, July 21, 1861, where he 

(Beig.-Gexeral, U. S. Volunteers, July 21, 1861) 
was wounded and captured; as Prisoner of War, July 21, 1861, to Aug. 17, 
1862, being kept in close imprisonment at Charleston and Columbia, S. C, 
Nov., 1861, to Feb., 1862. as a hostage for rebel privateers; in the Maryland 
Campaign (Armv of the Potomac). Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Bat- 
tle of South Mountam, Sep. 1-1, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and 
in Skirmish at WaiTenton, Nov. 15, 1862 : in the Eappahannock Campaign (Army 
of the Potomac), Dec, 1862, to Feb., 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fred- 
ericksburg, Dec, 13, 1862; in temporary command of 9th Army Coi-ps, and 
District of Central Kentucky, Apr. 10 to June 9, 1863; in command of District 
of Indiana and Michigan, during draft riots in Indiana, June 10 to Sep. 11, 
1863; in Operations in East Tennessee, Sep. 17, 1863, to March 16, 1864:, 
being engaged in the Combat of Blue Springs, Oct. 10, 1863,— Retreat from 
BuU's to Cumberland Gap, Nov., 1863,— Action of Walker's Ford, Clinch River, 
Dec. 2. 1863, — Skirmishes at Strawberry Plains, and near Knoxville, on the 
retreat from Dandridge, Jan. 21-22, 1864,— and in the siibsequent operations 
against the rebel General Lougstreet, Jan. 26 to Mar. 16, 1861; in the Rich- 
mond Campaign, commanding Divi-sion of 9th Army Corps, May, 1861, to Apr., 
1865, being engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 6, 1864,— Battle of 
Ny River, May 9, 1861,— Battle of Spottsylvania, May 12, 1861, —Skirmishes 
on the Tolopotomy, May 31 and June 1, 1864,— Battle of Bethesda Church, 
June 3, 1861,— Actions before Petersburg, June 17 and 18, and July 30, 1864, 
—Actions on Weldon Railroad, Aug. 19, 21, and 25, 1864,— Action at Pegram 

(BvT. Maj.-Genee.u:,, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864, for Distinguished 

AND Gallant See\t;ces in the several Actions, since 

Crossing the Rapid an) 

House, Sep. 30, 1864, — Skirmish near Pegram House, Oct. 2, and at Hatcher's 

Run, Oct. 27. 1864, — and Siege of, and Operations about Petersburg, Ya., to 

Apr. 26, 1865; in command of District of Washington, N. C, Apr. 26 to 

July 28, 1865,— and of District of Michigan, Aug. 7, 1865, to Jan. 15, 1866. 

Mustered out or Service, Jan. 15, 1866. 

Civil History.— Counsellor at Law, Detroit, Mich., 1866. U. S. Assessor 
of Internal Revenue, 1866. 

Military History.— Reappointed in the U. S. Army with the rank of 

Colonel, 29th Infantry, July 28, 1866. 
Served: in command of the District of Lynchburg, Ya., Nov. 30, 1866, to 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 2, 1807, foe Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services at the Battle of Spottsylvania C. H. , Ya. ) 
(Btt. Maj.-Genee.vl, U. S. Aemy, Mae. 2, 1867, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious SEE^^;cEs at the Capture of Peteesbueg, Ya. ) 



186 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1847. Class Rank. 

1339.. (Bom 0.) JOHN S. MASON (Ap'dO.)..9 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militarj' Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Anuy to 

Second Lieut., 3d Aetilxeey, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847, at Tampico; on sick leave of absence, 

1847-48; on Recruiting service, 1848; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1848-49, 

1849-50, 1851-52; in conducting recruits to California, 1852; on frontier 

(FiEST Lieut. , 3d Aettlleby, Sep. 7, 1850) 
duty at Monterey, Cal., 1852,— San Diego, Cal., 1852-54,— and Ft. Yuma, 
Cal., 1854; as Quartermaster, 3d Artillery, June 27, 1854, to June 1, 1858, at 
Benicia, Cal.; on Recruiting service, 1858-60; and on fi-ontier duty at Ft. 
Vancouver, Wash., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Operations 
(Captain, 11th Infantky, May 14, 18G1) 
in Western Vu-ginia and the Shenandoah Valley, Oct., 1861, to June, 1862, 

(Colonel, 4th Ohio Volunteebs, Oct. 3, 1861) 
being engaged in the Action of Romney, Oct. 26, 1861, — Skirmish at Blue 
Gap, Jan. 8, 1862,— and Combat of Winchester, Mar. 22-23, 1862; in the Vir- 
ginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), July- Aug., 1862, being 
engaged in Skirmishes at Harrison's Lauding, July 3 and 4, 1862 ; in the Rap- 

(Beig. -Geneeal, U. S. Volunteebs, Nov. 29, 1862) 
pahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec, 1862, to Feb. 1, 1863, 
being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862; on sick leave of 
absence, Feb. 1 to Apr. 1, 1863; in command of troops at Columbus, Ohio, 
Apr. 16 to Nov. 6, 1863,— and of Draft Depot, at Camp Chase, Aug. 22 to 
Nov. 6, 1863; as Acting Asst. Provost- Marshal General, and Chief Mustering 
and Disbursing Officer for California and Nevada, Dec. 1, 1863, to Apr. 1, 
(Majoe, 17th Infantey, Oct. 14. 1864) 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., and Bvt. Colonel, Mak. 13, 1865, foe Gallant 

AND Meeitoeious Sebvices dueing the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Beig. -Geneb.al, U. S. Aemy, Mab. 13, 1865, foe Gall.ant and 

Meeitoeious Sebvices in the Field dueing the Rebellion) 

1865; in command of the District of Arizona, Department of the Pacific, 

Apr., 1865, to Apr. 30, 1866; on leave of absence, Apr. 30, 1866, to Mar. 8, 

(MUSTEBED OUT OF VoLUNTEEB SeBVICE, ApB. 30, 1866) 

(Tbansfeebed to 35th Infantey, Sep. 21, 1866) 
1867; on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex , Mar. 8, 1867, to ; and 

Sub-Commissioner of Freedmen's Bureau, at San Antonio, Tex., Apr. 6, 
1867, to 



1340 (Born S. C.) GEORGE PATTEN (Ap'd S. C). .10 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, July 1, 1847. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at Jalapa; in garrison at Ft. 
(Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Aug. 13, 1847) 
Monroe, Va., 1848,— Ft. SulUvan, Me., 1848,— and Ft. Adams, R. I., 1848-49; 
in conducting Recruits to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1849; in Florida Hostilities 
against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; and in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 
1850-51. 

Resigned, Jui,y 21, 1851. 

Civil History.— Agent for Patents, Washington, D. C, 1851-61. Pro- 
fessor in a Military Institute at Chester, Pa., since 1861. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 187 



NuMBEB. 1S47. Class Kank. 

1341 . . (Born O. ) JOHN H. DICKERSON (Ap'd Ind.) . . 11 

Military Htistory. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

184:3, to July 1, 1847, ■when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my tc 

Byt. Secomd Lieut., 4th Autxlleky, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, near Saltillo; as Acting Asst. 

Adjutant-General of the Department of New Mexico, Oct., 1848, to Oct. 23, 

(Second Lieut., 1st Artilleky, Aug. 19, 1847) 
1849; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y'., 1850; in Florida Hostilities against 
the Seminole Indians, 1850-51, 1852-53: as Quartermaster, 1st Artilleiy, Oct. 9, 

(FiBST Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, Ape. 1, 1850, to May 14, 1861) 
1852. to June 18, 1856,— at Pensacola, Fla., 1854,— and Ft. Monroe, Va., 
1854-56, — and constructing a Eoad from Omaha, Kan., to Ft. Keamj^, Neb., 

(Capt. Staff— Asst. Quaeteemastek, June 18, 1856) 
1856-57; and on Quartermaster duty in the Utah Expedition, 1857-58,— at 
Washington, D. C, 1859, — purchasing corn in the West, 1859, — at Nebraska 
City, 1859, -and Atchison, Kan., 1860. 

Served during the Rebelhon of the Seceding States, 1861-64: as Chief Quar- 
termaster of the Department of the Ohio, May 1, 1861, to Oct. 18, 1862: in 
charge of Clothing Depot, at Cincinnati, 0., Oct. 18, 1862, to May 1, 1863; 
and as Chief Quartermaster of the Department of the Ohio, May 1, 1863, to 
Mar. 31, 1864. 

Eesigned, Mae. 31, 1864. 



1342 . . (Bom Pa. ) . . . DANIEL M. BELTZHOO VER . (Ap'd at Large) . . 12 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1847. 

Served : in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at the mouth of the Rio Grande, 

(Second Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, Aug. 20, 1847) 

commanding Depot Guard; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848-49, — and 

Ft. McHenry, Md., 1849-50; on frontier duty at San Diego, CaL, 1850-51; 

(FiEST Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, Feb. 22, 1851) 
and in garrison at Key West, Fla., 1852-55. 

Eesigned, Dec. 6, 1855. 

Civil History. — Professor of Mathematics in Mount St. Mary's College, at 
Emmittsburg, Md., 1855-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-56 against the United States. 



1343. (Born N. Y.)... OTIS H. TTT.T.TNGHAST (Ap'd N. Y.)..13 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1. 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut, 3d Artillery, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War M'ith Mexico, 1847^8, at Saltillo and Brazos; in gai-rism 

(Second Lieut., 1st Aetilleey Aug 20, 1847) 

at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848-49; in conducting Recruits to 1st Infantry, 1849; 

in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y.., 1849-50,— and Ft. McHenry, Md., 1850-51 ; 

on Mexican Boundary Commission, Apr. 10, 1851, to June 15, 1852; in 

(First Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, Feb. 22, 1851) 



188 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 184T. Class Kank. 

Florida Hostilities, against the Seminole Indians, 1853 ; on Eecniiting 
sei-^ace, 1853-54; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1854-56; in Florida Hostil- 
ities, against the Seminole Indians, 1856-57; and as Quartermaster, 1st Artil- 
lerJ^ June 18, 1856, to June 5, 1860, at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1857-60,— and Bal- 
timore, Md., 1860-61. 
Served during the EebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861: on Special duty 
(Captaen" Staff — Assx. Quaeteemastek, May 13, 1861) 
in the Department of Washington, May 4-30, 1861; and as Chief Quarter- 
master of the DejDartment of North-east Virginia, May 31 to July 23, 1861, at 
Washington, D. C., — and in the Manassas Camjoaign, being engaged in the 
Battle of BaU Run, July 21, 1861, where he was MoitaUy Wounded, and 
Died of Wounds, July 23, 1861: Aged 38. 



1344. (Bom lU.) JAMES B. FRY (Ap'd Bl.). 'l* 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. ilihtary Academy fi-om July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Aj.-my to 
Byt. Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, July 1, 1847. 

Served: at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Artilleiy, 1847; in 
the War wdth Mexico, 1847-48, at the City of Mexico; in ganison at Ft. Colum- 

(Second Lieut. , 1st Aetilleey, Aug. 20, 1847) 
bus, N. Y., 1848; on Voyage to Oregon, 1848-49; on fi-ontier duty at Ft. Van- 
couver, Wash., 1849-50, — and Astoria, Or., 1850; in ganison at East Pasca- 
goula. Mis., 1851, — New Orleans Barracks, La., 1851, — Ft. Brown, Tex., 

(FiEST Lieut., 1st Ajrtilleey, Feb. 22, 1851, to AIay 14, 1861) 
1851-52,— East Pascagoula, Mis., 1852,— New Orleans Barracks, La., 1852-53,— 
and East Pascagoula, Mis., 1853; at the Mihtary Academy, 1853-59, as Asst. 
Instructor of AjtUlery, Dec. 15, 1853, to Aug. 1, 1854, — and Adjutant, Aug. 1, 
1854, to Aug. 31, 1859; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for 
Practice), 1859; on Haiper's Ferry Expedition, to suppress John Brown's 
Raid, 1859; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Ai-tUlery School for Practice). 
1859-60; as Recorder of the Board to "Revise the Programme of Instniction 
at the Militarj' Academy, " Jan. 12 to Apr. 24, 1860; in gamson at Baton Rouge, 
La., 1860; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1860-61; and in garri- 
son, commanding Battery of Light ArtiUery, at Washington, D. C, 1861. 

Served during the RebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Assistant 
in the Adjutant-General's office at Washington, D. C, Mar. 16, to May 28, 

(BvT. Capt. Staff — Asst. AnjuTAN'T-GENEE-iL, Mae. 16, 1861) 
1861; as Chief of Staff to Brig. -General McDowell, commanding Department 
of North-eastern Virginia, May 28 to July 27, 1861, participating in the 
Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, and Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861, and 
while commanding Division in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, July 27, to 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutaxt-Geneeal, Aug. 3, 1861) 
Nov. 12, 1861; as Chief of Staff of Major-General Buell, while commanding De- 

(Col. Staff — Additional Aide-de-Camp, Nov. 14, 1861, to Ape. 21, 1864) ' 
partment of the Ohio, Nov. 15, 1861, to Mar. 11, 1862, and Army of the Ohio, 
Mar. 11 to Oct. 30, 1862, being engaged in the March from the 'Ohio River to 

(Majoe Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Geneeal, .\pe. 22, 1862) 
Nashville and Pittsburg Landing, Ten., Mar. 11 to Apr. 6, 1862,- Battle of 
Shiloh, Apr. 6-7, 1862, — Advance upon, and Siege of Coiinth, Apr. 9-May 30, 
1862,— Operations in North Alabama, and movement to Louisville, Ky., 
June-Sep., 1862, — and Pursuit of Genei-al Bragg's Rebel forces through South- 
eastern Kentucky, Oct.. 1862; as Assistant in charge of the Appointment 



U. S. MILITAEY ACADEMY. 189 



NxTiirBEE. 184*7. Class Rank. 

Branch of the Adjutant-General's Office, at Washington, D. C, Nov. 12, 1862, 

(Lieut. -Col. Staff — Asst. Adjxjtant-Geneeal, Dec. 31, 1862) 
to Mar. 17, 1863; and as Provost-Marshal General of the United States, head- 
(CoL. Staff — Peovost-Maeshal Geneeal of the United States, 
Mae. 17, 1863) 
quarters at Washington, D. C, Mar. 17, 1863, to Aug. 30, 1866, when the 
(Beig. Gen. Staff — Peovost-Maeshal Geneeal of the United States, 
Ape. 21, 1864) 
(Bvt. Colonel, Mae. 13, 1865, fob Gallant and Meeitoeious 
Sebvices at the Battle of Bull Eun, Va. ) 
(Bvt. Maj. -Geneeal U. S. Aemt, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Faithful, Meei- 
toeious AND Distinguished Ser\'ices in the Peovost-Maeshal 
Geneeal's Depaetment, dueing the Rebellion. 
office was, by law, abohshed; on leave of absence, Aug. 30 to Oct. 1, 1866; and 
as Adjutant-General of the Military Division of the Pacific, Dec. 3, 1866 to 



1345. .(Bom Va.) AMBROSE P. HILL (Ap'd Va.). .15 

Militciry History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
18-42, to July 1, 1847i when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Aetillery, July 1, 1847. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Combat of 
(Second Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, Aug. 26, 1847) 
Huamautla, Oct. 9, 1847,— and Action of Atlixco, Oct. 12, 1847; in garrison at 
Ft. McHenry, Md., 1848-49; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole In- 
dians, 1849-50; in garrison at Key West, Fla., 1850, 1851; on frontier duty at 

(FiEST Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, Sep. 4, 1851) 

Camp Ricketts (Edinburg), Tex., 1852; in garrison at Barrancas Barracks, 

Fla., 1852-53; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1853-55; 

in the Office of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Washington, D. C, 

Nov. 23, 1855, to Oct. 26, 1860; and on leave of absence, 1860-61. 

Resigned, Mae. 1, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 

Killed, Ape. 2, 1865, neae Petersbueg, Va. : Aged 39. 



1346. . (Bom Mas.) ANSON J. COOK (Ap'd at Large) . . 16 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the AVar with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 

(Second Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, Sep. 8, 1847) 

1848,— Ft. McHenry, Md., 1848-49,— and Ft. Johnston, N. C, 1849; in Florida 

Hostihties against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50, 1850; in gaiiison at Ft. 

(First Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, Ape. 15, 1849) 
Moultrie, S. C, 1850-51,— and Castle Pinckney, S. C, 1851-52; and in Florida 
Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1852, 1852-53. 

Died, Oct. 18, 1853, at Ft. Beooke, Fla. : Aged 30. 



190 GBADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1847. Class Eank. 

1347. . (Bom Md.) HORATIO G. GIBSON (Ap'd Pa.). .17 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the. Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Aetilleky, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at Vera Cruz, Puebla, and the 
(Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Sep. 8, 1847) 
City of Mexico; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848,— and San Fran- 
cisco, Cal., 1849-50; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Brig. -General Eiley, May 28 to 
Aug. 9, 1850; in ganison at Monterey and San Francisco, Cal., 1850-51; 
escorting Indian Commissioners, 1851; on frontier duty at Sonoma, Cal., 

(FiEST Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, May 26, 1851) 
1851,— and Expedition against Coquille Indians, 1851, being engaged in a 
Skirmish on Coquille lliver, Or., Nov., 1851,— and Port Orford, Or., 1851-52; 
in garrison at Ft. SuUivan, Me., 1852,— and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1852-53; 
on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, L T., 1853-54,— Ft. Washita, I. T., 1854,— 
Ft. Beading, Cal, 1855, — escorting topographical party exploring South- 
ern Eoute for Pacific Eailroad, 1855, — at Ft. Lane, Or., 1855, — and on 
the Eogue Eiver Expedition, 1855, being engaged in an Action with 
Oregon Indians, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 1855, where he was severely wounded; 
in garrison at Benicia, Cal., 1855-1856,— San Francisco, Gil., 1856-57, 
—and Mendocino Eeserve, Cal., 1857-58; on Spokane Expedition, Wash., 
1858, being engaged in the Combat of Spokane Pkxin, Sep. 5, 1858,— and Skir- 
mish of Spokane Eiver, Sep. 8, 1858,— and at the Mendociao Eeserve, Cal., 
1858; on frontier duty at Ft. Bragg, Cal., and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1858; as 
Quartermaster, 3d Artillery, Nov. 15, 1858, to Oct. 2. 1861; in garrison at San 
Francisco, Cal., 1859-60; on Expedition to Carson Valley, Wash., 1860, being 
engaged in the Combat on Truckee Eivei-, June 2, 1860, — and Skirmish on 
Pyramid Lake, June, 1860; on frontier duty at Ft. Churchill, Nev., 1860; and 
in garrison at San Francisco harbor, Cal., 1860-61. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
(Captain, 3d Aetilleey, May 14, 1861) 
fenses of Washington, D. C, Dec. 19, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Virginia 
Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. 10 to Sep. 4, 1862, being 
engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862,— Battle of Williams- 
burg, May 4-5, 1862, — and under General Stoneman, guarding the rear of the 
(Bvt. Majoe, May 5, 1862, fok Gallant and Meeitoeious Services 
AT THE Battle of Williamsbueg, Va.) 
Army, June 25-29, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), 
Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in a Skirmish at South Mountain, Sep. 13, 
1862,— Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Sep. 17, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Seevices 
at the Battle of Antietam, Md. ) 
1862,— Skirmish of Shepardstown, Sep. 19-20, 1862,— and Sknmish at 
Eappahannock Station, Nov. 7-8, 1862, on the march to Falmouth, Va. ; in 
the Eappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec. 1862-Feb., 
1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862; on leave 
of absence, Feb. 28 to Apr. 10, 1863; as Chief of Artillery of the Army of the 
Ohio, Apr. 20, 1863, to Jan. 22, 1864, employed in recruiting and organizing 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 2d Ohio, Heavy Aetilleey Volunteees, Aug. 1, 1863) 
(Colonel, 2d Ohio, Heavy Aetilleey Volunteees, Aug. 15, 1863) 
his volunteer Eegiment, June to Sep. 23, 1863, — and in the Defenses of the 
Louisville and Nashville Eailroad, Oct. 10, 1863, to Feb. 22, 1864; in com- 
mand of District of Northern Central Kentucky, Feb. 22 to Apr. 9, 1864, — 
and in the Defenses of the Louisville and Nashville Eailroad, Apr. 9 to May 15, 
1864; in guarding railroads, debouching from Cleaveland, Ten., and con- 



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NxjMBEB. 1S47. Class Rank. 

stnicting Fts. McPherson and Sedgwick, at that place, May 26 to Oct. 9, 
1864, being engaged in a Skirmish there, Aug. 17, 1864, — and Pursuit of the 
enemj', Aug. 22-28, 1864; in command at Loudon, Ten., Oct. 12 to Nov. 18, 
1864; in Operations in East Tennessee, opening communications from Knox- 
yille with our troops engaged at Strawberry Plains, Nov. 18-20, 1864, — under 
General Ammen, covering General Stoneman's Raid into South-western Vir- 
ginia, Dec. 10-20, 1864, — and in command of Knoxville, Ten., and Brigade of 
(BvT. Bkig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant 
AND Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 
(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 23, 1865.) 
23d Ai'my Corps, Jan. 28 to Aug. 28, 1865; on leave of absence, Sep. 20 to 
Nov. 14, 1865; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Nov. 14, 1865, to 

(Major, 3d Artlllert, Feb. 5, 1867) 
Apr. 10, 1867,— at Ft. Preble, Me., Apr. 23, 1867, to 



1348. (Bom Ind. ).. AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE (Apd Ind.)..18 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1847. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at the City of Mexico; in garrison 
(Second Leeut., 3d Artillery, Sep. 8, 1847) 

at Ft. Adams, R. L, 1848-49; on frontier duty at Las Vegas, N. M., 1849-50, 
being engaged in aSkirmish there with JacarUlo Apache Indians, Aug. 23, 
1849, in which he was wounded; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 
1850-51; with Mexican Boundary Commission, Apr., 1851, to Mar. 16, 1852; 

(First Lleut., 3d Aetilleey, Dec. 12, 1851) 
and in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1852, 1852-53. 
Resigned, Oct. 2, 1853. 

Civil History. — Manufacturer of Fire-arms, Bristol, R. 1 , 1853-58. Major- 
General Rhode Island Militia, 1855-57. Inventor of the " Burnside Breach- 
loading Rifle," 1856. Member of the Board of Visitors to the U. S. Military 
Academy, 1856. Cashier of the Land Department of the Illinois Central Rail- 
road Company, 1858-59. Treasurer of Illinois Central Railroad, 1860-61. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-65: in Defense of Washington, D. C, May, 1861; in Major-General 

(Colonel, R. I. Volunteers, May 2, 1861) 
Patterson's Operations about Cumberland, Md., June, 1861; and Defenses of 
Washington, D. C. July- Aug., 1861, participating in the Manassas Campaign 
of July, 1861, and Battle of BuU Run, July 21, 1861. 

Mustered out of Service, Aug. 2, 1861. 

Served in command of Provisional Brigade, in the Vicinity of Washington, 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 6, 1861) 

D. C, Sep. 3 to Oct. 23, 1861; in Organizing Coast Division (Army of the 

Potomac), at Annapolis, Md., Oct. 23, 1861, to Jan. 8, 1862; in command of 

the Department of North Carolina, Jan. 13 to July 5, 1862, being engaged in 

the Battle and Capture of Roanoke Island, Feb. 7-8, 1862, — Attack of New- 

bern. Mar. 16, 1862, — Attack on Camden, Apr. 19, 1862, — and Bombardment 

(Major-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 18, 1862) 



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Number. 1S47. Class Kane. 

of Ft. Macon, resulting in its Capture, Apr. 26, 1862 ; * in command, July 6 
to Sep. 4, 1862, of the reinforcements to the Army of Potomac, concentrated 
at Newport News, Va., and subsequently at Fredericksburg, Va., constituting 
the 9th Army Corps, July 22, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, in command 
of Eight Wing, Sep. 4-lo, and of 9th Corps, Sep. 1.5 to Oct 23, 1862 (Army of 
the Potomac), being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862, — • 
and Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862; in general charge of Haiiser's Ferry, 
Va., and 2d and 12th Corps, Oct. 13 to Nov. 10, 1862; in command of the 
Army of the Potomac, Nov. 10, 1862, to Jan. 26, 1863, being engaged in the 
March from Warren ton to Falmouth, Va., No\*'., 1862, and Battle of Freder- 
icksburg, Dec. 13, 1862; in command of the Department of the Ohio, Mar. 25 
to Dec. 12, 1863, duringthePursuit and Capture of Morgan's Eaiders, July- Aug., 
1863, — Capture of Cumberland Gap, Sep. 10, 1863, — and Occupation of East Ten- 
nessee, Sep., 1863, — and was engaged in the Action of Blue Springs, Oct. 10, 
1863, — Actions of Lenoir, Nov. 14-15, 1863, — Combat of Campbell's Station, 
Nov. 16, 1863,— and Siege of Knoxville, Nov. 17 to Dec. 1, 1863*; in Recruit- 
ing 9th Army Corps, Jan. 12 to Apr. 13, 1864; in the Richmond Camj^aign, 
commanding 9th Army Corps, May- Aug., 1864, being engaged in the Battle 
of the Wilderness, May 6, 1864,— JSattles of Spottsjdvania, May 9-12, 1864,— 
Battle of North Anna, May 24, 1864,— Battle of Tolopotomy, June 1, 1864, 
— Battle of Bethesda Church, June 2, 1864, — and Siege of Petersburg, June 18 
to Aug. 13, 1864, including the Mine Assault, July 30, 1864; and on leave of 
absence, and awaiting orders, Aug. 13, 1864, to Apr. 15, 1865. 
Resigned, Ape. 15, 1865. 

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, 1865-66. Director of Illinois Central 
Railroad Company, since, 1864, — and in Nan-agansett Steamship Company, 
since 1867. President of Cincinnati and Martinsville Railroad Company since 
1865, — of Rhode Island Locomotive Works, at Providence, R. I., since 1866, — 
and of Indianapolis and Vincennes Railroad Company, since 1867. Governor 
and Captain-General of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, 
since 1866. 



1349 . . (Born Pa. ) RICHARD H. LONG ( Ap'd at Large. ) . . 19 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1847. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at East Pascagoula, 
Mis., 1848; on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1848-49. 

Died, Jan. 30, 1849, at Ft. Gibson, Akk. : Aged 23. 



1350. . (Born Pa.) JOHN GIBBON (Ap'd N. C.) . .20 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Aktilleky, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at the City of Mexico and Toluca; 

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Sep. 13, 1847) 

in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1848,— and Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1848-49; in Flo- 

* Received, 1862, a Sword of Honor from the State of Rhode Isl.ind, in testimony of 
his services, at Roanoke Island ; and in 1864, the Thanks of Congress, for "gallantry, good 
conduct, and solderlike endurance " in North Carolina and East Tennessee. 



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NuMBEE. 1847. Class Eank. 

rida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in garrison at Ringgold 

(First Lieut., Ith Aktillekt, Sep. 12, 1850) 
Barracks, Tex., 1850, — and Ft. Brown, Tex., 1850-52; on leave of absence, 
1852 ; on Court-Martial duty, 1852-53 ; removing Seminole Indians from Flo- 
rida to the west of the Mississippi, May 20, 1853, to Ang. 9, ISSl; at the Mili- 
tary Academy, 1854-59, as Asst. Instructor of Artillery, Sep. 25, 1854, to 
Jul}- 5, 1857, — and Quartermaster, Sep. 15, 1856, to Aug. 31, 1859; as Member 
of Board to test the merits of Breech-loading Eifles, 1857; on sick leave of 

(Captain, 4th Autillekt, Nov. 2, 1859) 
absence, 1859-60; and on frontier duty in Utah Territory, 1860-61, — and 
March from Ft. Crittenden, Utah, to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief of 
Artillery of General McDowell's Division, Oct. 29, 1861, to May 2, 1862 ; in 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, May 2, 1862) 
command of Brigade, Department of the Rappahannock, May 7 to Aug. 12, 
1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. 12 to Sep. 6, 1862, being en- 
gaged in the Action of Gainesville, Aug. 28, 1862,— and Battle of Manassas, 
Aug. 30, 1862; in the Mainland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 
1862, being engaged m the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862, — Battle of 
Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in 
(BvT. Major, Sep. 17, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
IN THE Battle of Antietam, Md. ) 
the Rappahannock Campaign, commanding Division (Army of the Potomac), 
Nov., 1862-June, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 
1862, where he was wounded and disabled tiU Mar. 23, 1863, — and Storming 
(BvT. Lieut. -Colonel, Dec. 13, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious 
Services in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va. ) 
of Marj'e Heights, May 3, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of 
the Potomac), June-July, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, 
July 2-3, 1863, where he was severely wounded while commanding 2d Army 
(BvT. Colonel, July 4, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
in the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. ) 
Corps; on leave of absence, disabled by wound, July 4 to Nov. 15, 1863; in 
command of Draft Depot, at Cleveland, O., Nov. 15-21, 1863,— and at Phil- 
adelphia, Pa., Nov. 21, 1863, to Mar. 21, 1864; in the Richmond Campaign, in. 
command of Division of 2d Corps, tiU Jan. 15, 1865, and subsequently of 24th 
Corps (Army of the James), being engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, 
May 5-6, 1864,— Battles about Spottsylvania, May 9-20, 1864,— Battles of 
North Anna, May 23-26, 1864,— Battle of Tolopotomy, May 29, 1864,— Battle ■ 
of Cold Harbor, June 1-3, 1864,— Siege of and Operations about Petersburg, 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, June 7, 1864) 

June 15, 1864, to Apr. 2, 1865, including the Assaults of Apr. 1-2, 1865,— Pur-- 

(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services in the Battle of Rpottsylvanli, Va. ) 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Capture of Petersburg, Va. ) 
suit of Rebel Army, Apr. 3-9, 1865, —and Capitulation of Gen. Lee with the 
Army of Northern Virginia, at Appomattox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865, he being one of 
the Commissioners to carry into e£fect the stipulations for the surrender; and 
in command of the District of Nottoway, Aug. 18. 1865, to Jan. 15, 1866; as 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 
Member of Artillery Board, Jan. 30 to Aug. 28, lg66,— and of Board to make 
recommendations for Brevet Promotions in the Regular Army, May 23 to 
Sep. 24, 1866; awaiting orders, Sep. 24 to Dec. 1, 1866; in command of Ft. 
Kearny, Neb., Dec. 1, 1866. 

(Colonel, 36th Infantry, July 28, 1866) 
13 



194 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1847. Class Rank. 

1351. . (Born N. Y.). . . . CLERMONT L. BEST (Apd N. Y.). .21 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

18i2, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Leeut., 1st AKirLLERT, July 1, 18-47. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va.. 

(Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, Sep. 13, 1847) 

1848,— Baton Eouge, La., 1849,— and Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1849; in Florida 

Hostilities against the Seminole Lidians, 1850; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton. 

(FiBST Lieut., 4th Aethxeey, Sep. 12, 1850) 
N. Y., 1850,— and Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 1850-53; on frontier duty at Ringgold Bar- 
racks, Tex., 1853,— Ft. Brown, Tex., 1853-54,— Las Animas, Tex., 185^.55,— 
and Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1855; on leave of absence. 1855-56; in Florida 
Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1856-57; and on frontier duty quell- 
ing Kansas Disturbances, 1857-58, — Utah Expedition, 1858, — Cheyenne Pass, 
Neb., 1858-59,— escorting Recruits from New York to Kansas, 1859, — and Ft. 
Randall, Dak., 1859-61. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 
(Captain, 4th Aetilleey, Ape. 29, 1861) 
of Battery in Major-General Banks' Operations in Maryland and the Shenan- 
doah Valley, Aug., 1861, to Aug., 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, 
Aug., 1862, as Chief of Artillery of the 5th Army Corps, being engaged in the 
Battle of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of 
the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862. being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, 
Sep. 17, 1862,— and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; iu the Rappa- 
hannock Campaign (Ai-my of the Potomac), Dec, 1862-June, 1863, being en- 
gaged in the Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2-3, 1863; as Asst. Inspector- 
(Bvt. MiJOE, May 3, 1863, foe Gat,l.ust and JIeeitoeious SEE^^CES 
AT THE Battle of Chancelloesville, Va. ) 
General of 12th Corps (Army of the Potomac), May 16, 1863, to Apr. 4, 1864, 
being engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863; in command of 1st 
(BvT. Lieut. -Colonel, July 3, 1863, foe Gallant and Meritoeious 
Seevices at the Battle of Gettysbueg, Pa. ) 
Division of Artillery Reserve, Department of the Cumberland, Apr.-Oct, 
1864; as Instructor of Ai-tillery at Camp Barrj% Washington, D. C, Nov., 1864, 
to Feb., 1865; on Recruiting service at Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 25. 1865, to 
(Bvt. Colonel, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Good Conduct and Gallant Sebvices 
dueing the rebellion) 
Sep. 7, 1866; in garrison in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Oct. 1, 1866, to 

(Majoe, 1st Aetilleey, Feb. 5, 1867) 
Mar. 23, 1867,— and at Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y., Apr. 19, 1867, to 



1352. .(Born N. Y.) ROMEYN B. AYRES (Ap'd N. Y.). .22 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, July 1, 1847. 

Sei-ved: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at Puebla and the City of Mexico; in 

(Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Sep. 22, 1847) 

garrison at Ft. Preble, Me., 1848-50,— Ft. Adams, R. L, 1850-51,^efferson 

Bai-racks, Mo., 1851-52, — Ft. Independence, Mas., 1852-53, — Ft. Adams, E. L, 

(Fiest Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Mae. 16, 1852) 
1853 —Ft. Brown, Tex., 1853,— Ft Wood, N. Y., 1854,— Ft Columbus, N. Y., 



U. S. MILITAEY ACADEMY. 195 



NuiiBEK. 1847. Class Rank. 

1S54, — and Benicia, Cal., 1854-55; aud on frontier duty at Ft. Miller, Cal., 
1855, — Ft. SnelUng, Min., 1855-57, — Expedition to the Yellow Medicine Eiver, 
Min., 1857, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857, — conducting Becruits to Cali- 
fornia, 1858, — Ft. Yuma, Cal, 1B58-59, — and Ft. Gaston, Cal., 1859; in garri- 
son at San Francisco, Cal., 1859; on Eecruiting service, 1859; and in garrison 
at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1859-61. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the Defenses 
(Capi'ain, 5th Aktilleey, Mat 14, 1861) 
of Washington, D. C, July 7-16, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 
1861. being engaged in the Action of Blackburn's Ford, July 18, 1861, — and 
Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861 ; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, July 23 
to Aug. 7, 1861; in Recruiting Company at Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 11 to 
Oct. 1. 1861; as Chief of Artillery of General AV. F. Smith's Division, Oct. 1, 
1861, to Nov., 1862, and of 6th Army Corps. Nov., 1862, to Apr. 4, 1863: in 
the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Oct. 1, 1861, to Mar. 15, 1862; in the Vir- 
ginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. -Aug., 1862, being 
engaged in the Siege of Yorktowu, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, including the Skirmish 
on Wanvick Creek, Apr. 5. 1862, and Action of Lee's Mills, Apr. 16, 1862, 
—Battle of Wilhamsburg, Mayo, 1862,— Action at New Bridge. May 23, 1862,— 
Action at G^rnett's Farm, May 26, 1862,— Battle of Gaines' Mills, June 27, 1862, 
— Actionat Golding's Farm, June 28,1862, — Battle of Gleudale, June 30, 1862,^ 
and Skirmish at Harrison's Landing, July 2, 1862; in the Maryland Cam- 
paign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Oct., 1862, being engaged at the Battle of 
Crampton's Gap, South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862, — aud Battle of Autietam, 
Sep. 17, 1862; on sick leave of absence, Oct. 15 to Dec. 1, 1862; in the Rappa- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
hannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec, 1862, being engaged in the 
Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, as Chief of Artillery of 6th xlrmy 
Corps; on sick leave of absence, Jan. 27 to Apr. 4, 1863; in the Rappahannock 
Campaign (Army of the Potomac), being engaged in the Battle of Chancellors- 
ville. May 2-4, 1863, in command of Brigade, 5th Army Corps: in the Penn- 
sylvania Campaign, in command of Di\dsion, oth Corps (Army of the Potomac), 
June-Jul}-, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2-3, 1863, — 
(BvT. ilAJOB, July 2, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
IN THE Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. ) 
and Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863; in command of 
Division, Aug. 14 to Sep., 1863, at New York city during draft; in the Rapi- 
dan Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Nov.-Dec, 1863, being engaged in the 
Combat at Rappahannock Station, Nov. 7, 1863, — -and Mine Run Operations, 
Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 1863; in guarding the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, 
Jan. -May, 1864; in the Richmond Campaign (Army of the Potomac), May, 
1864. -April, 1865, being engaged in the Battles of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 

(BvT. LrExrr. -CoL. , May 5, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
IN the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. ) 
1864,— Battle of Laurel Hill, May 8. 1864,— Battles around Spottsylvania, 
May 10-12, 1864,— Battle of Jericho Ford, May 21, 1864,— Battle of Tolo- 
potomy. May 29, 1864,— Battle of Bethesda Church, May 30, 1864,— A.ssault 
of Petersburg, June 18, 1864,— Siege of Petersburg, June 18-Aug. 15, 1864, 
in which he was wounded, June 20, 1864, — Battles of the Weldon Railroad, 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers. Aug. I, 1864. for Conspicuous 
Gallantry in the Battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania 
Court House, Jericho Mills, Bethesda Church, Peters- 
burg, and Globe Tavern, and for Faithful Services 

IN the CAMP.4.IGN) 

\Mg. 18-21, 1864,— Combat of Chapel House, Oct. 1, 1864,— Action of Row- 

(Bvt. Colonel, Aug. 18, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Seevioes 

AT THE Battle on the Weldon Raileoad, Va.) 



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Number. 1847. Class Eank. 

anty Creek, Oct. 27, 1864,— Destruction of Weklon Eailroad, Dec. 1864,— 

Battle of Dabney's Mill, Feb. 5, 186.5, — Eeconnoissance of White Oak Road, 

Mar. 31, 1865,— Battle of Five Forks, Apr. 1, 1865, —Pursuit of the Eebel 

(BvT. Brig. -Genekal, U. S. Akmy, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services in the Battle of Five Forks, Va. ) 
(Bvt. Ma j. -General, U. S. Army. Mar. 13, 1865. for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Field During the Rebellion) 
Army of Northern Virginia, under General Lee, terminating in its surrender at 
Appomattox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865, — and return to the Potomac, Apr. 11 to 
Maj^ 12, 1865; in command of 3d Division Provisional Corps, June 28, 1865, — 
and of the District of the Shenandoah, Aug. 23, 1865 to Apr. 30. 1866; and as 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service Ape. 30, 1866.) 
Member of Tactics Board, June 25. 1866, to Feb. 4, 1867; awaiting orders, 
Feb. 4, 1867 to 

(Lieut. -Colonel, 28th Infantry, July 28, 1866) 



1353. . (Bom O.) CHARLES GRIFFIN (Ap'd O.) . .23 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1847. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, on March to Puebla; on sick 
(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Oct. 12, 1847) 
leave of absence, 1848; in gan-ison at Tampa Bay, Fla. 1848, — and Ft. Mon- 
roe, Va., 1848-49; on frontier duty, at Santa F^, N. M., 1849,— Scouting, 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 30, 1849) 
1849,— Santa Fe, N. M., 1849-50,— Albiquia, N. M., 1850,-Santa Fe, N. M., 
1850-51, — Expedition against Navajo Indians, 1851,— and Ft. Defiance, N. M., 
1851-52, 1853-54; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1854-57; conducting 
recruits from Carlisle, Pa., to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857; in garrison at Ft. 
Independence, Mas., 1857; on frontier duty, at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1857, — Ft. 
Leavenworth, Kan., 1857, — escorting Governor to New Mexico, 1857-58, — Ft. 
Leavenworth, Kan, 1858, — and Ft. Riley, Kau., 1858-59; on leave of absence, 
1859-60; and at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Artilleiy, Sep. 11, 
1860, to Jan. 7, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in com- 
(Captain, 2d Artillery, Apr. 25, 1861) 
mand of Battery at Washington, D. C, Jan. 31 to July, 1861, — in the Mau- 

(Transferred to 5th Artillery, May 14, 1861) 

assas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, 

(Bvt. Major, July 21, 1861, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

at the Battle of Bull Run, Va. ) 

July 21, 1861,— and in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, July, 1861, to Mar,, 

1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, commanding Battery, Mar. -June, 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, June 9, 1862) 
and Brigade of 5th Corps, June-Aug., 1862 (Army of the Potomac), being en- 
gaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, — Action and Capture of 
Hanover 0. H., May 27, 1862,— Battle of Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862,— Bat- 



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NuMBEB. 184Y. Class Eank. 

tie of Games' MiU, June 27, 1862,— Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 18G2,— and 
Action of Malvern Hill, Aug. 5, 1862; in command of 2d Brigade, 5tli Corps 
(Armj' of the Potomac), in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862. 
being engaged in the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 30, 1862; in the Maryland 
Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the 
Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— Skirmish at Shepardstown, Sep. 19, 1862, 
— and March to Falmouth, Va., Nov., 1862; in command of 1st Division, -"jth 
Coi"ps (Army of the Potomac), in the Rappahannock Campaign, Dec, 1862- 
May, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg. Dec. 13, 1862, — and 
Battle of ChanceUorsville, May 2-4, 1863; on sick leave of absence, May 15 to 
July 2, 1863; in command of IstDivision. 5th Corps (Army of the Potomac, 
July 3 to Oct. 24, 1863 ; in the Pennsylvania Campaign, and in Central Virginia, 
being engaged in the Battle of Gettysbui'g, July 3, 1863, — and several Skir- 
mishes; on sick leave of absence, Oct. 24-Nov. 3, 1863; on Court-Martial 
dutj', Nov. 3, 1863, to Apr. 3, 1864; in command of 1st Division, 5th Corps 
(Army of the Potomac), Apr. 3, 1864, to Apr. 1, 1865, and of 5th Army 
Corps, Apr. 1, 1865, in the Eichmond Campaign, being engaged in the Battle 
of the Wilderness, May 5 6, 1864, — Battles about Spottsvlvania C. H., 
(BvT. Lieut. -Colonel, Mat 6, 1864, for Gallant and Meeitoeious 
Services at the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. ) 
May 9-20, 1864,— Battle of Jericho Ford, May 23, 1864,— Battle of Bethesda 
Church, June 1-4, 1864, — Assatdt of Petersburg, June 18, 1864, — Siege of 
Petersburg, June 18-July 20, 1864, and Aug. 9, 1864-Mar. 29, 1865,— Battles 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864, foe Conspicuous 
Gallantry in the Battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania 
C. H., Jericho Mills, Bethesda Church, Petersburg 
AND Globe Tavern (Weldon Railroad), and foe 
Faithful Services in the Campaign) 
on the Weldon Railroad; Aug. 18-21, 1864, — Action of Peebles' Farm, 
(BvT. Colonel, Aug. 18, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
IN the Battle on the Weldon Railroad, Va. ) 
Sept. 30, 1864,— Movement to Hatcher's Run, Oct. 27-28, 1864,— Destruction 
of Weldon Railroad to Mehen-in River, Dec. 7-10, 1864, — Action of Hatcher's 
Run, Feb. 7-8, 1865,— Actions and Movement to White Oak Ridge, 
Mar. 29-31, 1865,— Battle of Five Forks, Apr. 1, 1865,— Pursuit of Rebel Army 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and Meei- 
toeious Seevices at the Battle of Five Foeks, Va. ) 
(BvT. Maj.-Geneeal, U. S. Aemy, Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services in the Field during the Rebellion ) 
under General Lee, Apr. 3-9, 1865, — Action of Appomattox C. H., Apr. 9, 

(Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 2, 1865) 
1865, — and Capitulation of Appomattox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865, he being one of 
the Commissioners to carry into effect the stipulations for the surrender ; in com- 
mand of 5th Army Corps till June 28, 1865, at Nottaway C. H., guarding Peters- 
burg Railroad, Apr. 20-May 1, 1865,— March to Washington, May 1-23, 1865. - 
and near Washington, D. C, May 23-June 28, 1865; in command of the District 
of Maine, Aug. 10 to Dec. 28, 1865; awaiting orders, Dec. 25, 1865, to Mar. 10, 

(Mustered out of Volunteer SER^acE, Jan. 15, 1866). 
1866; as Member of Board to determine the kind of small arms for the service 
of the Army, Mar. 10, 1866, to ; awaiting orders, to 

(Colonel, 35th Infantry, July 28, 1866) 
Nov. 15, 1866; in command of District of Texas, Nov. 28, 1866, to Sep. 5, 
1867, — and temporarily of Fifth MiUtary District (Louisiana and Texas), 
Sep. 5-15, 1867. 

Deed, Sep. 15, 1867, at Galveston, Tex. : Aged 41. 



198 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1847. Class Rank. 

1354, . (Born Pa.) HENRY M. BLACK (Ap'd Pa.) . .24 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy, from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1847, -when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4:TH Infantet, July 1, 1847. 

Served: at the Military Academy as Asst. Instructor of Artillery, 1847; in 

the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at the City of Mexico; in garrison at Jefferson 

(Second Lieut., 7th Ineantry, Aug. 20, 1847) 
Barracks, Mo., 1848-49; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 
1849-50; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1850,— and Ft. Leavenworth, 
Kan., 1850; as Quartermaster, 7th Infantry, Sep. 10, 1850, to Apr. 16, 18-55— 
at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1850-51,— Ft. Gibson, L T., 1851-52, -making 
payment, 1852-54, to Seminole Warriors for services in Florida in 1835-36,— 
Ft.' Gibson, I. T., 1852-55,— and Ft. Monroe, Va., 1855; on Recruiting service, 

(First Lieut., 9th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
1855, 1856-57; and on frontier duty at Ft. Simcoe, Wash., 1857-58,— Scouting 

(Captain, 9th Infantry, Sep. 10, 1856) 
against Yakima, and other hostile Indians. 1858, — Ft. Simcoe, Wash., 1858-59, 
—and Ft. Dalles, Or., 1859-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 
of Ft. Vancouver, Wash., June-Nov., 1861; in garrison at San Francisco, Cal., 
awaiting orders for seat of war, Dec, 1861, to Sep., 1862; in command of 
Alcatraz Island, Cal., Sep., 1862, to Jan., 1863; at San Francisco, Cal., 

(Colonel, 6th California Volunteers, Feb. 1, 1863) 
Superintending organization of Regiment of California Volunteers, Jan. -Mar., 
1863; in command of Benicia Barracks, Cal, Apr. 1, 1863, to Feb., 1864,— 

(M.AJOR, 7th Infantry, July 25, 1863) 

and of District of Humboldt, Feb.-Sep., 1864. during active Operations against 

hostile Indians: at the Militaiy Academy, as Commandant of Cadets ami 

Instructor of Artillery, Infantry, and Cavalry Tactics, Sep. 22, 1864, to ; 

(BvT. LiEUT.-CoL., and Bvt. Colonel, M.ae. 13, 1865, for Faithful and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Nov. 9, 1865) 

and as Member of Tactics Board, Jan. 25, 1866, to Feb. 4, 1867. 



1355 . . (Born Ky. ) . . HENRY B. HENDERSHOTT (Ap'd 0. ) . . 25 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at Vera Craz, and the City of 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Aug. 20, 1847) 

Mexico- on Voyage to California, 1848-49; on frontier duty at Sutersville. 

Cal., 1849,— Bear Creek, Cal., 1849-50,— Camp Far West, Cal., 1850-51,-- 

(FiRST Lieut., 2d Infantry, June 30, 1850) 
Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1851,— San Diego. Cal, 1851,— Scouting. 1851-52,— and Ft. 
Yuma, Cal, 1852-54; on Recruiting service, 1854; on frontier duly at Ft. 
Ridgely, Min., 1854-56; on Recruiting service, 1856-58; on frontier duty at 
Ft. ''Randall, Dak., 1858-59,— Scouting against Sioux Indians, 1859,— and 

(Transferred to 2d Artillery, Oct. 21, 1859) 
March to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1859; on leave of absence, 1859-60; and dis. 
abled by severe injuries received eu route to join his company at Ft. Leaven- 
worth, Kan., 1860 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 199 



NuMBEB. 1S4T. Class Eank. 



Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Mustering 

(Captain, 2d Artillery, Apr. 27, 1861) 

Officer at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., July 26 to Dec. 3, 1861; as Superintendent 

of Volunteer Eecruiting Service, and Mustering and Disbursing Officer, for 

the State of Iowa, at Davenport, lo. , Dec. 3, 1861, to Feb. 23, 1863; as Asst. 

Provost- Marshal General for the State of Vermont, at Montpelier, Vt., Maj^ 1-4, 

1863; as Assistant in the Provost-Marshal-General's Bureau at Washington, 

D. C, May 4, 1863, to Apr. 7, 1864, — and in the Inspector-General's Bureau, 

(Retired from Active Service, M.iR. 30, 1864, fob Dis.ability, resulting 

FROM Long and Faithful Service, and Disease Contracted 

IN THE Line of Duty) 

May 4, 1864, to Aug. 11, 1865; and on Recruiting service at Springfield, O., 
Aug. 11, 1865, to Mar. 28, 1867. 



1356. .(Bom O.) TREDWELL MOORE (Ap'd O.). .26 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at the City of Mexico; in garrison 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Aug. 20, 1847) 

at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1848; on Voyage to California, 1848-49; on frontier 

duty at Ft. Stockton, Cal., 1849,— Camp Stanislaus, Cal., 1849, —Monterey, 

Cal., 1849-50,— San Miguel, Cal., 1851,— Benicia, Cal., 1850-51, -March to the 

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, June 11, 1851, to Jan. 19, 1861) 
Mariposa Country, 1851,— Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., 1851-52,— March to Mer- 
cid River, 1852,— Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., 1852-53,— Benicia, Cal., 1853,— 
Exploring Coast Range Mountains, 1853-55, — as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Maj.- 
General Wool, Mar. 6, 1854, to Jan. 4, 1855,— and at Ft. Eiple.y, Min., 1855-56; 
on Recruiting service, 1856-58; on frontier duty at Ft. Abercrombie, Dak., 
1858-59, — and Ft. Ripley, Min., 1859; and on Quartermaster duty at San 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, M.iY 21, 1859) 
Francisco, Cal., I860,— Utah, in the field, 1860,— and Ft. Churchill, Nev., 
1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Quarter- 
master duty at Benicia Depot, Cal., Dec- 17, 1861, to Jan. 31, 1862,— at San 
Pedro, Cal., Jan. 31 to Dec. 2, 1862,— at Santa Fe, N. M., Dec. 2, 1862, to 
Jan. 26, 1863,— and at Tucson, Ari., Jan. 26 to May 6, 1863; on leave of 
absence. May 6 to June 20, 1863; on Quartermaster duty at Wheeling, W. Va., 
June 20, 1863, to June, 1864; awaiting orders, June, 1864, to Aug. 5, 1865; as 
(Bvt. Major, Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious Services 
during the rebellion ) 
(Bvt. Lxeut.-Col., Mae. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious Services 
DURING the Rebellion) 
Special Inspector, Quartermaster Department, Military Division of the Ten- 
nessee, Dec. 12, 1865, to June 21, 1866; on leave of absence, June 21 to Sep. 10, 

(Major Staff— Quartermaster, July 28, 1866.) 
1866; as Special Inspector, Quartermaster Department, in the Department of 
the Tennessee, Sep. 10, 1866, to March 29, 1867. 



200 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. IS^T. Class Rank. 

1357. (Born Pa.) THOMAS H. NEILL (Ap'd Pa.). .27 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantky, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at East Pascagoula, 

(Second Lieut., 5th Ineantky, Sep. 8, 1847) 

Mis., 1848; on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, L T., 1848-49, 1850,— Ft. Washita, 

L T., 1850-51,— and Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1851-53; at the Military Academy, 

(FiKST Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 31, 1850) 
1853-57, as Asst. Professor of Drawing, Nov. 26, 1853, to Sep. 1, 1855,— and 
Principal Asst. Professor of Drawing, Sep. 1, 1855, to July 14, 1857; on fron- 

. (Captain, 5th Infantry, Ape. 1, 1857) 
tier duty in the Utah Expedition, 1857-60, — March to New Mexico, I860,— 
Ft. Fauntleroy, N. M., 1860, — and Scouting against Navajo Indians, 1860; and 
absent on leave, 1861. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Mustering 
in Volunteers at Philadelphia, Pa., Apr. -May, 1861; as Acting Asst. Adjutant- 
General to Major-General Cadwallader, in Operations on the Upper Potomac, 
June-Aug., 1861; in reorganizing Battalion of EeguLirs, which had been 
captured in Texas, and paroled, Sep. -Dec, 1861; in organizing Eegiment, 

(Colonel, 23d Pennsylvania Volunteers, Feb, 17, 1862) 
Feb. -Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), 
Mar.-Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May4, 1862, 
—Battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 1862,— Battle of Fair Oaks, Mav 31- June 1, 
1862,— Battle of Savage Station, June 29, 1862,— and Battle of Malvern Hill, 
(BvT. Major, July 1, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT THE Battle of Malvern Hill, Va. ) 
July 1, 1862; on the Eetreat from Manassas to Washington, D. C, Aug. 31- 
Sep. 2, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, in command of Brigade (Army of 
the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in guarding the crossings of the 
Potomac from Point of Eocks to Edwards' Ferry, Md., Sep. -Oct., 1862, — and 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in the Eappahannock Campaign, 
commanding Brigade, 6th Corps (Army of the Potomac), Dec. 1862, to May, 
1863, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862,— Storm- 
ing of Marye Heights, May 3, 1863,— and Battle of Salem, May 3-4, 1863; in 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL. May 3, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va. ) 
the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Potomac), June-July, 1863, being 
engaged (after a forced march of 35 miles) in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2-3, 
1863, — and Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863; in the Eapi- 

(Major, 11th Infantry, Aug. 26, 1863) 
dan Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Oct. -Dec, 1863, being engaged in the 
Combat of Eappahannock Station, Nov. 7, 1863, — and Mine Eun Operations, 
Nov. 26, to Dec. 3, 1863; in the Eichmoud Campaign (Army of the Poto- 
mac), being engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864, — in com- 
mand of 2d Division, 6th Corps, Mav 8 to June 23, 1864,— Battles about 
Spottsylvania, May 9-20, 1864,— Battles of North Anna, May 23-26, 1864,— 
(BvT. Colonel, May 12, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of Spottsylvania, Va. ) 
'Battle of Tolopotomy, May 30, 1864, — Battles and Actions about Cold Harbor, 
June 1-13, 1864, — and Siege of and Battles about Petersburg, June 23-Oct. 1, 
1864; as Acting Inspector-General in the Shenandoah Campaign of Major-Gen- 
eral Sheridan, Oct. -Dec, 1864, being engaged in the Battle of Cedar Creek, 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 201 



NcMBEE. 1847. Class Rank. 

Oct 19, 1864, — and numerous Skirmishes; on leave of absence, Sep. 6 to Dec. 8, 

(BvT. Bbig.-Genebal, U. S. Akmy, Mak. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meeitokious Services during the Rebellion) 

(BvT. Majoe-General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 24, 1865) 

1865; in command of Ft. Independence, Mas., Dec. 8, 1865, to Mar. 20, 1866; 

in command of Battalion at Richmond, Va., Mar. 20 to May 24, 1866; on leave 

of absence. Mar. 24 to July 12, 1866; in command of Battalion, at Richmond, 

Va., July 12, 1866, to Jan. 4, 1867; on leave of absence, Jan. 23 to Apr. 15, 

(Trans, to 20th Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866) 
1867; as Member of Board for Examination of Candidates for Promotion to the 
Infantry, Apr. 15, 1867, to 



1358. .(Bom O.) "WILLIAM "W. BURNS (Ap'd O.) . 28 

Military History— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; on Recruiting service, 1848; in 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Sep. 8, 1847) 

garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on frontier duty, at Ft. Smith, Ark., 

1849-50,— Ft. Gibson, L T., 1850-51, March to Phantom Hill, Tex., 1851,— 

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Aug. 12, 1850) 
Clear Fork of the Brazos River, 1851-54,— San Antonio, Tex., 1854,— and Scout- 
ing, 1854; on Recruiting service, 1854-56; as Quartermaster, 5th Infantry, 
Nov. 1, 1856, to Aug. 18, 1858; in Florida Hostilities, against the Seminole 
Indians, 1856-57; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1857-58; and on 
(Capt. Staff — Com. of Subsistence, Nov. 3, 1858) 
;Captain, 5th Infantry, Jan. 19, 1859: Vacated Jan. 19, 1859) 
Commissary duty, at Ft. Smith, Ark. , for Fts. Washita, Arbuckle, and Cobb, 
1858-61. 

Served diiring the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief 
Commissary of Subsistence of the Department of the Ohio, Mar . 24 to Oct. 30, 

(Major Staff— Commissary of Subsistence, Aug. 3, 1861) 
1861, being engaged in Major-General McClellan's Campaign in Western 
Virginia, June-July, 1861; in Operations on Upper Potomac and in Shenan- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 28, 1861) 

doah Valley, and on Boards and Courts-Martial, Nov. 1861, to Mar. 1862; in 

the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. -July 1862, 

being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, and Recon- 

noissance to Lee's Mills, Apr. 6, 1862,— Action at West Point May 7, 1862,— 

Battle of Fair Oaks, May 31-June 1, 1862. — Skirmishing for possession of 

rifle trenches, near Garne'tt's Farm, June 7-29, 1862, — Battle of Peach Orchard, 

and Savage Station, where he was wounded, June 29, 1862, — Battle of Glen- 

(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., June. 29, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious » 

Services at the Battle of Savage Station, Va. ) 

dale, June 30, 1862,— Battle of Malvern Hill. July 1, 1862,— and Skirmish at 

(Bvt. Colonel, June 30, 1862, foe Gallant and Meritorious Services 

AT THE Battle of Glendale, Va. ) 

Harrison's Landing. July 2, 1862; on sick leave of absence, July 10, to Oct. 8, 

1862; on March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the 



202 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEK. 1847. Class Eank. 

Sku-misli at Snicker's Gap, Nov. 2, 1862; in the Kappahannock Campaign 

(Maj.-Genekal, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862, to Mak. 4, 1863) 
(Army of the Potomac), Dec, 1862-Jan., 1863, being engaged in the Battle 
of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862 ; as Chief Commissary of the Department of 

(Resigned Volunteer CoMmssioN, Mar. 20, 1863) 
the North-west, Sep., 1863, to Oct. 1865, being President of Examining Board 
if Commissaries of Subsistence for 3d District, Nov. 2, 1864l, to July 1, 1865; 
(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, jVIar. 13, 1865, tor Gallant and 
Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 
as Chief Commissary of the Department of South Carohna, and Supervising 
Commissary of Georgia and Florida, Oct. 10, 1865, to June 2, 1866, — of the 
Department of the Carohnas, June 2 to Aug 17, 1866, — and of the Department 
of the South, Aug. 17, 1866, to 



1359. .(Bom 0.) EDWARD F.ABBOTT (Ap'dO.)..29 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1813, to July 1, 1817, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in ganison at East Pascagoula, 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Sep. 8, 1847) 

Mis.. 1848; and on frontier duty at Ft. Washita, L T., 1848-51,— Exploring 

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Aug. 4, 1851) 
Expedition in Texas, 1851. — as Quartermaster, 5th Infantrv, Aug. 17, 1851, to 
Dec. 31, 1854,— Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1851-53,— and Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1854. 
Resigned, Dec. 31, 1854. 

Civil History. — Unknown. 



1360. (Born N. Y.) EGBERT L. VIELE (Ap'd N. Y.). .30 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1842, to July 1, -1847, when he was graduated and ^iromoted in the Array to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, at the City of Mexico; on frontier 

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Sfp. 8, 1847) 

duty at Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1848-49,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1849-50,— 

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, Oct. 26, 1850) 
and Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1851-52; and on leave of absence, 1852-53. 
Resigned, June 1, 1853. 

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, 1853-61. State Topographical Engineer 
of New Jersey, 1854-57. Engineer-in-Chief of "Central Park," New York 
citj^ 1857-58. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-63: in command of a Volunteer Force, May-June. 1861, and as Captain 
of Engineers in 7th New York Militia, Aug., 1861, in Defense of Washington, 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 17, 1861) 
D. C. ; in command of a Camp of Instruction, near New York, Sep., 1861; on 
South Atlantic Expedition and in command of the forces in Savannah River, 
above Ft. Pulaski, Apr. -May, 1862; in the Department of Virginia, May, 
1862, to Oct., 1863, being engaged in the March upon Norfolk, Va.. May 10, 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 203 



NuMBEE. 1847'. Class Bank. 



1862, and Occupation of the City, May, 18G2. to Oct., 1863, being its Militai-y 
Governor, Aug., 1862, to Oct., 1863; and in Superintending Draft in Northern 
Ohio, 1863. 

Resigned, Oct. 20, 1863. 

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, New York city, since 1863. 



1361. . (Born 111.) . . . WASHINGTON P. STREET (Apd lo.) . .31 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academ.y irom July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 5th Infantey, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at Jetierson Barracks, 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantey, Sep. 10, 1847) 

Mo., 1848; and on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 1849, — Ft. Graham, Tex., 

(FiEST Lieut.. 8th Infantey, Aug. 4, 1849) 
1849-50, — San Antonio, Tex., 1850,— Scouting, 1850,— Ft. Worth, Tex., 
1850-51,— Ft. Gates, Tex., 1851,— Scouting, 1851,— Ft. Worth, Tex., 1851-52, 
—Scouting, 1852,— and Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1852. 

Died, Sep. 13, 1852, at Camp McKavett, Tex.: Aged 27. 



1362 . . (Born Ind. ) MONT. P. HARRISON .... ( Ap'd at Large ) , . 32 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy fi'om July 1, 
1842, to July 1, 1847, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut. , 7th Infantey, July 1, 1847. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at East Pascagoula, 
(Second Lieut., 5th Infantey, Sep. 11, 1847) 
Mis., 1848; on frontier duty at Ft. Smith, Ai-k., 1848-49,— March to Santa Fe', 
1849, — and, by hostile Indians, was 

Killed, Oct. 7, 1849, neae the Coloeado Bivee, Tex. : Aged 23. 



1363.. (Born Wis.) LEWIS C. HUNT (Ap'd Mo. ) . . 33 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantey, July 1, 1847. 

Sen'ed: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in gan-ison at East Pascagoula, 

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantey, Sep. 13, 1847) 

Mis., 1848,— Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1848-52,— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852; 

(FiEST Lieut., 4th Infantey, Ape. 15, 1852) 
enroute toCahfornia, 1852-53; on frontier duty at Ft. Humboldt, Cal., 1853-54, 
- -and Scouting against Trinity River Indian.s, 1854; on leave of absence, 1854-58; 

(Captain, 4th Infantey, May 23, 1855) 
and on frontier duty, conducting Recruits to Utah, 1858, — March to Wash- 
ington Territory, 1858, — Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 1858-59, — San Juan Island, 
Wash., 1859-60,— Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., I860,— Ft. Townsend, 1860-61,— and 
Ft. Terwaw, Cal., 1861. 

Served during the Bebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
fenses of Washington, D. C, Feb. 1 to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Virginia, Pen- 



204 GRADUATES OF THE 



NxJMBEE. 1847. Class Eank. 

insular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. to June, 18fi2, being engaged 

in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, — and Battle of Fair Oaks, 

(Colonel, 92d New Yoek Yoll'nteees, May 21, 1862) 

(BvT. Majob, May 31, 18G2, for Gallant and Mekitoeious Sekvices 

AT THE Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. ) 

May 31-June 1, 1862, where he was severely wounded; in Operations about 

Suffolk, Va., Sep. -Dec, 1862, being engaged in several Expeditions to the 

(Beig. -General U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
Blackwater; in North Carolina, Dec. 1862, to May, 1863, being engaged on 
General Foster's Expedition, Dec, 1862, participating in the Combat of Kinston, 

(Bvt. Lleut.-Col., Dec. 14. 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

AT THE Battle of Kinston, N. C. ) 

Dec. 15, 1862,— and Actions at Whitehall, Dec. 17, and Groldsboro, Dec, 18, 

(Major, 14th Infantry, June, 8, 1863) 
1862; in command of Draft Rendezvous at New Haven, Ct, July, 1863, to Mar., 
1864; on Special duty in Missouri and Kansas, Mar. -June, 1864; and in com- 
mand of the Defenses of New York harbor, July. 1804, to Jan. 15, 1866; on 
(Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and ilERiTOEious Services 
during the rebellion) 
Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, eor Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Field during the Kebeijj.on ) 
(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 
leave of absence and awaiting orders, Jan. 15 to Oct 23, 1866; on frontier duty 

(Transferred to 4th Infantry, Aug. 21, 1866) 
at Ft. Wayne, Mich., Oct. 27-Nov. 17, 1866,— and Ft, Gratiot, Mich., Nov. 17, 
1866, to May 1, 1867. 

1364. .(Bom N. Y.). .AUGUSTUS H. SEWARD*. (Ap'd at Large). .34 

limitary History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militarj* Academy from July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1847. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at East Pascagoula, 
(Second Lleut., 5th Infantry, Sep. 13, 1847) 
Mis., 1848; on frontier duty at Ft. Towson. L T., 1848-50,— Ft. Washita, L T., 
1851,— Escorting trains to Brazos River, 1851,— and at Phantom Hill, Tex., 
1851; on Coast Survey, Dec. 8, 1851, to Aug. 24, 1859; and on frontier duty, on 
(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Apr. 30, 1853) 
(Captain, 5th Infantry, Jan. 19, 1859) 
Utah Expedition, 1859-60,— March to New Mexico, I860,- Ft. Defiance, N. M., 
1860-61,— and Ft. Union, N. M., 1861. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in New 
(Major Staff— Paymaster, Mae. 27, 1861) 
Mexico, and Arizona, till Sep., 1861; at Washington. D. C, paying troops, 

(Major. 1 Jth Infantry, May 14. 1861: Declined) 
Oct. 1, 1861, to Sep. 6, 1865; and on Special duty under the orders of the 
Secretary of State, Sep. 6, 1865, to 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Mar. 13, 1865, foe Faithful and Mebitobious 

Seevioes during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Colonel, Nov. 11, 1865, for F.uthful and Meritorious Seevices 

IN the Pay Depaetment during the Rebellion) 

• Son of WnuAM H Seward, Secretary of State of the United States. 



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Number. 1847. Class Rank. 

1365. .(Bom Mo.). . .PETER W. L. PLYMPTON*. (Ap'd at Large). .35 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1843. to Jiily 1, 18i7, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1847. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, 
(Second Lleut., 7th Infantry, Sep. 13, 1847) 
Mo., 1848-49; on frontier duty, on March to New Mexico, 1849,— Santa Fe, 
N. M., 1850, — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850; in garrison at Jefferson Bar- 
racks. Mo., 1850-51; on frontier duty at Ft. Washita, L T., 1851, 1851-52,— and 
Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1852-55; on Recruiting service, 1855-56; and on frontier 

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
duty at Ft. Smith, Ark., 1856-57,— Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1857-58.— Utah Expe- 
dition, 1858-59, — Conducting recruits to New Mexico, 1860, — Ft. Washita, 
L T., 1860-61,— Ft. McLane, N. M, 1861,— and Los Luitas, N. M., 1861. 
Served during the RebelUon of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the Depart- 
( Captain, 7th Infantry, Feb. 26, 1861) 
ment of New Mexico. June, 1861, to Aug. 22, 1864, being engaged in the De- 
fenses of Ft. Craig, Aug., 1861, to Feb., 1862,— Battle of Valverde, N. M, , 
(BvT. Major, Feb. 21, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
at the Battle of Val-vt:rde, N. M. ) 
Feb. 21, 1862,— Action of Peralta, N. M., Apr. 14-15, 1862,— in command of 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Apr. 15, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious 
Services at the Battle of Peralta, N. M. ) 
Ft. Union, June-July, 1862, and Oct., 1862, to Nov. 5, 1863,— in establishing 
Ft. Bascom, on Canadian River, N. M., Sep. -Dec, 1863, — as Chief Mustering 

(Major, 17th Infantry, Dec. 3, 1863) 
and Disbursing Officer at Santa Ft?, N. M., Dec, 1863-June, 1864,— on confi- 
dential Mission to Chihuahua, Mex., Feb. -May, 1864, — and in command of 
Ft. Defiance, N. M., superintending the removal of the Navajo tribe to a 
reservation, June 29 to July 29, 1864; in garrison in New York harbor, Aug., 
1864, to Nov. 16, 1865,— and at Hart Island, N. Y., Nov. 16, 1865, to Apr. 6, 
1866; and on frontier duty at Galveston, Tex., Apr. 16 to Aug. 10, 1866. 
Deed, Aug. 10, 1866, at Galveston, Tex. : Aged 39. 



1366.. (Bom N. Y.) JOHN DB RUSSYf (Ap'd at Large) .. 36 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1847. 
Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Sep. 16, 1847. 
Served: in the War with Mexico. 1848; on sick leave of absence, 1848-49; 
(Transferred to 2d Infantry, Sep. 30, 1848, and to 2d Artillery, 
Apr. 24, 1849) 
and in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1849-50. 

Died, July 8, 1850, at Ft. Monroe, Va. : Aged 24. 



* Son of Colonel Joseph Pltmpton, 7th U. S. Infantry. 
fSon of Bvt. Brlg.-General Ren£ E. De Russy, Colonel Corps of Engineers. 



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NuMBEE. 1847. Class Kank. 

1367 (Born S.C.) ED"WARD D. BLAKE (Ap'd S. C.) .37 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. SECo^'D Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1847. 

Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48, being engaged in the Skirmish of 

(Second Liexjt., 8th Infaktky, Sept. 17, 1847) 

Matamoras, Nov, 23, 1847,— and Skirmish of Galaxara, Nov. 24, 1847; in 

garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848; on frontier duty at San Antonio, 

Tex., 1849, — Fredericksburg, Tex., 1849, -Ft. Martin Scott, Tex., 1849-50.— 

Scouting, 1850,— Ft. Martin Scott, Tex., 1850-51,— and Ft. Worth, Tex., 1851; 

(FiEST Lieut., 8th Infantey, May 15, 1851) 
in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852-53; on frontier duty at Ft. McKavett, 
Tex., 1853-54,— Scouting. 1854,— and Ft. Davis, Tex., 1854-56; on Eecruitiug 
service, 1856-57; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Maj. -General Twiggs, 1857-59, at 

(Captain, 8th Infantry, Oct. 17, 1860) 
San Antonio, Tex., 1859-60,— and Ft. Quitman, Tex., 1860; and on leave of 
absence, 1860-61. 

Eesigned, June 11, 1861. 

Joined in the Kebeliion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1368. .(Bom Va.) HENRY HETH (Ap'd Va.) . .38 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militarj' Academy fi-om July 1, 
1843, to July 1, 1847, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Infantey, July 1, 1847. 
Served: in the War with Mexico, 1847-48; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, 
(Second Lieut., 6th Infantey, Sep. 22, 1847) 
Mo., 1848; on frontier duty at Ft. Atkinson, Kan., 1848-49, 1850-52,— con- 
ducting prisoners to Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1852, — Ft. Atkinson, Kan., 1852-53, 

(First Lieut., 6th Infantey, June 9. 1853) 
—Ft. Riley, Kan., 1853-54,— Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1854-55,— Quartermaster, 6th 
Infantry, Nov. 24, 1854, to Mar. 3, 1855,— Sioux Expedition, 1855, being en- 

(Captain, 10th Infantey, Mae. 3, 1855) 
gaged in the Action of Blue Water, Neb., Sep. 3, 1855, — Ft. Laramie, Dak., 
1855-56,— Platte Bridge, Neb., 1856,— and Ft. Snelling. Min., 1856; on Board 
for testing merits of Breech-loading Rifles, Aug. 12, 1857, to Jan. 15, 1858; on 
Utah Expedition, 1858-60; and on leave of absence, 1860-61. 
Resigned, Ape. 25, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



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NxJMBEE. 1848. Class Rank. 



CLASS OF 1848. 



1369 . (Born Mich. ) . WILLIAM P. TROWBRIDGE .... ( Ap'd Mich. ) . . 1 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Btt. Second Lieut., Coeps of Engineers, July 1, 1848. 

SeiTed: at the Military Academy Observatory, in making Astronomical 

Observations, 1848-50; at West Point, N. Y., attached to Company of Sap- 

(Second Lieut. Corps of Engineers, Nov. 30, 1849) 
pers. Miners, and Pontoniers, 1850-51; on Coast Survey, Apr., 1851, to Dec. 1, 
1856, being engaged in the Primaiy Triangulation of the Coast of Maine, 
and SuiTeys of Appomattox and James Eivers, Va, 1851-53, — and Sui-vey of 

(First Lieut., Corps or Engineers, Dec. 18, 1854) 
Pacific Coast, including Astronomical, Tidal, and Magnetic Observations, 
1853-56. 

Resigned, Dec. 1, 1856. 

Civil History. — Professor of Mathematics, University of Michigan, 1856-57. 
Degree of A. M., conferred by University of Rochester, N. Y., 1856. Scien- 
tific Secretary of the Superintendent of the U. S. Coast Survey, 1857-61, and 
on Hydrographic Survey of a part of Narragansett Bay, R. L, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-65: in charge of 
the Engineer Agency, at New York city, for supplying materials for fortifi- 
cations, itc, and constructing and shipping engineer equipage for armies in 
the field, 1861-65 ; and Superintending Engineer of the construction of Fort at 
Willett's Point, N. Y., of repairs of Ft. Schuyler, N. Y''., and in charge of works 
on Governor's Island, New York harbor, 1862-65. 

Vice-President of Novelty Iron Works, New York city, since 1865. 



1370. . (Born Ten.) .ANDREW J. DONELSON, Jr.* . . . (Ap'd Ten.) . .2 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fi-om July 1 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was gi'aduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1848. 

Served: as Asst. Engineer in building Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1849-50; at West 

Point, N. Y., attached to Company of Sappers, Miners, and Pontoniers, 

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Oct. 16, 1852) 
1851-56, and in command of it, 1856-58; at the Mihtary Academy, 1852-53, 
1855-56, as Asst. Instructor of Practical Military Engineering, Sep. 13, 1852, 
to Sep. 9, 1856, but was detached in command of a detachment of Engineer 
Soldiers, Apr. 11, 1853, to Jan., 1855, upon the Survey and Exploration of 

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Northern Pacific Railroad route; at the Military Academy, 1856-58, as Instruc- 
tor of Practical Military Engineering, Sep. 9, 1856, to Oct. 15, 1858,— and as 
Treasurer, Sep. 11, 1856, to Feb. 24, 1858; and on .sick leave of absence, 
1858-59. 

Died, Oct. 20, 1859, at Memphis, Ten. : Aged 33. 

* Son of A. J. DONELSON-, Envoy Extraordinary, and Minister Plenipotentiary from the United 
States to Prussia, 1846-48. 



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NuMBEB. 184-8. Class Eakk. 



1371.. (Bom N. Y.) JAMES C. DUANE ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 3 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
18ii, to July 1, 18i8, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Corps of Engixeeks, July 1, 1848. 
Served: at West Point N. Y., attached to Comp.tny of Sappers, Miners, and 
Pontoniers, 1848-54, — and as Asst. Instructor of Practical Military Engineer- 
ing at the Military Academy, Sep. 13, 1852, to Aug. 31, 1854; as Asst. 
Engineer in building Ft. Trumbull, New London harbor, Ct., 1849, — and of 

(Second Lleut., Coeps of Engineers, Mae. 16, 1853) 

Ft. Carroll, Patapsco River, Md., 1854-56; as Light-house Engineer, New York 

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineees, July 1, 1855) 

District, Aug. 25, 1856, to Mar. 31, 1858; on Utah Expedition, in command of 
Engineer Company, Mar. 31 to Oct. 13, 1858; and at the Militarj' Academy, 
1858-61, as Instructor of Practical Military Engineering, and commanding 
Sappers, Miners, and Pontoniers, Oct. 16, 1858, to Jan. 18, 1861, — and Treas- 
urer, Mar. 1, 1859, to Jan. 18, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 
of Engineer Company in guarding Washington, D. C, Jan. 20 to Apr. 2, 1861; 

(CAPT.UN, 12th Infantey, May 14, 1861: Declined) 
in Defense of Ft. Pickens, Fla., Apr. 16 to Sep. 25, 1861; in the Defenses of 

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Aug. 6, 1861) 
Washington, D. C, Oct. 31, 1861, to Mar 27, 1862, being engaged in organiz- 
ing Engineer BattaUon, and Engineer Equipage for the Army of the Potomac, 
and Department of the South, — and detached to Harper's Ferry, Feb. 24- 
Mar. 5, 1862, to bridge the Potomac; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaigin 
(Army of the Potomac), Mar.-Aug., 1862, being engaged, commanding Engineer 
Battalion, in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 12-May 4, 1862,— in construction of 
Field-works, and forming Bridges across Chickahominy and White Oak Swamp, 
— Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862, — and in the subsequent Operations 
of the Campaign in the construction of Roads, Field-works, and Bridges, and 
particularly in building the Bridge (2,000 feet long) over the Chickahominy, 
Aug. 12-14, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, as Chief Engineer of the Army 
of the Potomac, Sep. 8 to Nov. 5, 1862, being engaged in the Battle of South 
Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862,— Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862. — and Skirmishes 
in Gaps of Blue Ridge, Oct., 1862; as Chief Engineer of the Department of the 
South, Nov. 19, 1862, to June 13, 1863, being engaged in the Attack on Ft. 
McAllister, Gra., Mar., 1863,— and in Operations against Charleston, S. C. 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Mar. 3, 1863) 
Apr., 1863; as Chief Engineer of the Army of the Potomac. July 15, 1863, to 
June 8, 1865, being engaged in the Actions of Manas.sas Gap, July 23, 1863, 
—Combat of Rappahannock Station, Nov. 7, 1863, — Action of Robertson's 
Tavern, Nov. 27. 1863,— Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864,— Battles 
about Spottsylvania, May 9-20, 1864,— Battles of Cold Harbor, June 1-3, 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., and Bvt. Colonel, July 6, 1864, for Meritorious and 
Faithful Services in the Camp.ugn from the Rapidan to James 
River, and particularly foe Distinguished Professional 
Seevices befoee Petepsbueo, Va. ) 
1864,— Siege of Petersburg, June 18, 1864, to Apr. 2, 1865,— Combat of 
Hatcher's Run, Feb. 4-5, 1865,— Pursuit of Rebel Army, Apr. 3-9, 1865,- 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, for G.allant and 
Meeitoeious Seevices during the Siege of Petersburg, and 
the Campaign terminating with the Surrender of the 
Insurgent Army under GENER^Oi Robert E. Lee) 
and Capitulation of General Lee with the Army of Northern Virginia, at Ap- 
pomattox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865; in command of the Post of Willett's Point, and 

• 



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NuMBEE. 1848. Class Kank. 



Superintending Engineer of the construction of Defenses at the Eastern 
entrance to Xew York harbor, June 8, I860, to ; as Member of 

Boai-d of Engineers, June 20, 1865, to May 18, 1867, to carry out in detail 
the modifications of the Defenses in the vicinity of New York, as proposed by 
the Board of Jan. 27, 1864, — of Board for the Examination of Engineer 
Officers for Promotion, Nov. 28 to Dec. 16, 1865, and Mar. 25 to Feb. 5, 1866. 
(Lieut. -Colonel, Coeps of Engixeees, IVIak. 7, 1867) 



1372 . (Born N. Y. ) . . . "WALTER H. STEVENS (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 4 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. IVIihtarj' Academj: fi-om July 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai'my to 
BvT. Second Lledt., Coeps of Engineeks, July 1, 1848. 

Served: as Asst. Engineer at Ft. Adams, Newport Harbor, E. I., 1848, — and 
in repairing the fortifications defending the approaches to New Orleans, La., 
1849-53; in charge of surveys of rivers and harbors in Texas, 1853; as Light- 

(Second Lleut., Coeps of Engineees, May 28, 1853) 
house Inspector on the Gulf Coast of Texas, Dec. 28, 1853, to Mar., 1857, and 
Engineer, Nov. 17, 1853, to May 2, 1861; as Superintending Engineer of the 
construction and repairs of the fortifications defending the approaches to New 
Orleans, La., 1854-60, — and of the constraction of Galveston Custom House, 

(FiEST Lieut., Coeps of Engineees, July. 1, 1855) 
Tex., 1857; as Member of special Board of Engineers for Gulf Defenses, in 
Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas, 1857; and as Superintending Engineer in 
building the fortifications of Galveston Harbor, Tex., 1860-61. 

Dismissed, May 2, 1861, undee the 3d Sec. of the Law of Jan. 1, 1823. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



1373 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . ROBERT S. WILLIAMSON (Ap'd N. J. ) . . 5 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Top. Engineees, July 1, 1848. 

Served : as Asst. Topographical Engineer on Survey of MiUtary Reservation, 

at Ft. Ripley, Min., 1848, — and on Surveys in the Pacific Division, 1848-53; 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineees, Oct. 26, 1853) 
in charge of Survey of Pacific Raih'oad route in California, in connection with 
the routes near the 32d and 35th parallels, 1853-54, — and of routes in California 
and Oregon, 1855-56; and on the Staff of the Commanding General of the De- 

(FiEST Lleut., Top. Engineees. Ape. 30, 1856) 
partment of the Pacific, together with charge of Military Roads in Southern 
Oregon, and Meteorological Observations and Barometric Experiments on the 
Pacific Corast, 1858-61. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in making 
(Captain, Top. Engineees, Aug. 6, 1861 : Coeps of Engineees, 
Mae. 3, 1863) 
ReconnoLssances of the Lower Potomac, Oct. 14, 1861. to Mar., 1862; in Opera- 
tions in North Carolina, as Chief Top. Engineer, Mar. 8 to Aug. 9, 1862, being 
engaged in the Capture of Newbern, Mar. 14, 1862, — Bombardment and Cap 
(BvT. Majob, Mae. 14, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Seevicbs- 
IN Action at Newbeen, N. C.) 

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210 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEB. 1848. Class Bane. 

ture of Ft. Macon, Apr. 25, 1862, — and constructing defenses at Newbem, 
(Byt. Lieut. -Col., Ape. 26, 1862, tor G.vllant and Meeitoeiotjs Seryices 
AT the Siege of Ft. Macon, N. C. ) 
May- Aug., 1862; in Operations about Falmouth, Va., Aug. -Sep., 1862; in the 
Maiyland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862; and as Chief 
Top. Engineer of the Army of the Potomac, Nov. 21 to Dec. 21, 1862, — and of 
Department of the Pacific, Feb. 9 to Mar. 3, 1863, continuing on Topograph- 
ical duties on the staff of the Commanding General, Mar. 3, 1863, to Dec. 13. 
1865; as Light-house Engineer of Pacific Coast, Feb. 9, 1863, to ; 

(Major, Coeps of Engineers, May 7, 1863) 
Asst. Engineer on the Defenses of the Pacific, May 9, 1863, to Jan. 23, 
1866; in charge of Surveys in California, Jan. 23, 1866, to , — of 

removal of obstmctions in Willamette Eiver and San Francisco harbor, Cal. , 
July 21, 1866,— and Survey of the Upper Columbia Biver, July 21, 1866, 
to ; as Member of Board of Engineers for Defenses ou the Pacifi.c 

Coast, Dec. 4, 1866, to 



1374. .(Bom N. H.) RUFUS A. ROYS (Ap'd N. H.). .6 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted ia the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1848 
Served: at West Point, N. Y., 1848-50, attached to Company of Sappers,' 
Miners, and Pontoniers; and as Asst. Engineer in building Ft. Keamy, Neb., 
1850, where, from injuries caused bj' his horse falling with him, he 
Died, July 30, 1850, at Ft. Kearny, Neb. : Aged 24. 



1375 . . (Bom Pa. ) NATHANIEL MICHLER (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 7 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Secont) Lieut., Top. Engineees, July 1, 1848. 

Served : as Asst. Topographical Engineer, in making Surveys and Reconnois- 

sances, 8th Military Department (Texas and New Mexico), 1848-51, — and on 

Mexican Boundary Survey, 1851-57; as Chief Topographical Engineer in charge 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineees, Apr. 7, 1854) 
of Surveys of Interoceanic Ship Canal, from the Gulf of Darien to the Pacific 

(First Lieut., Top. Engineers, May. 19, 1856) 

Ocean, 1857-60, — and of running the Boundary Line between Maryland and 

Virginia, 1858-61; and as Lighthouse Engineer of the Pacific Coast, Feb. 29, 

1860, to Sep. 6, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief 

(Captain, Top. Engineers, Sep. 9, 1861: Corps of Engineers, 

Mar. 3, 1863) 

Topographical Engineer of the Department of the Cumberland, Oct. 1, to 

Nov. 21, 1861,— of the Department of the Ohio, Nov. 21, 1861. to Mar. 11. 

1862,— of the Army of the Ohio, Mar. 11 to Oct. 30, 1862.— and of the Army 

of the Cumberland, Nov. 1, 1862, to June 1, 1863, participating in the various 

Movements, Battles, and Engineer Operations in these Departments and Armies ; 

en route to join Army of the Potomac, June 1-28, 1863, being captured near 

RockvUle, Md., June 28, 1863, and paroled; on Survey of Harper's Ferry and 



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Number. 1848. Class Eane. 

vicimtj% and constructing Defenses on Maryland Heights, July 24, to Sep. 18, 
1863; in charge of Topographical Department of the Army of the Potomac, 
Sep. 20, 1863, to Apr. 12, 186.5, being engaged on various Eeconnois.sances and 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Apr. 22, 1864) 
Defensive Works connected with the movements of the Army, — Battle of the 
Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864, — Battles about SiJOttsylvania C. H., May 9-20, 
1864,— Action of Hawes' Shop. May 28, 1864,— Battle of Tolopolomy, May 30, 
1864. -Battles and Actions of Cold Harbor, June 1-10, 1864, — Siege of and 
Battles about Petersburg, June 18, 1864, to Apr. 2, 1865,— Pursuit of Eebel 
(BvT. Lieut .-Col., Aug. 1, 1864, for Faithful and Meritorious Services 
IN THE Field) 
Ai-my, Apr. 3-9, 1865, —Battle of Sador's Creek. Apr. 6, 1865,— and Capitula- 
tion of General Lee with the Army of Northern Virginia, at Appomattox C. H. , 
(BvT. Colonel, Apr. 2, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
DURING the Siege of Petersburg, Va. ) 
(Bvt. Brig. -General. U. S. Army, Apr. 2, 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services during the Eebellion) 
Apr. 9. 1865; in making Surveys and Maps of the Operations of the Armies 
about Petersburg, and in the Eichmond Campaign, Apr. 14, 1865, to ; 

in selecting a site for a Presidential Mansion and Park, and making prelim- 
inary surveys and drawings, July 31, 1866, to ; as Member of Boai'd 
to prepare plans, specifications and estimates for new War Department Build- 
ing, Oct. 9, 1866, to ; as Acting Commissioner of Public Buildings at 
Washington, D. C, March 13, 1867, to 



1376. (Bom Ten.) JAMES M. HAYNES (Ap'd Ala.).. 8 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1848. 
Served: in garrison at Camp Einggold, Tex., 1848-49,— and Davis' Landing, 
(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Oct. 29, 1848) 
Tex., 1849; and on journey to Oregon, 1849-50. 

Died, Sep. 16, 1850, in the City of Mexico: Aged 25. 



1377. (Bom N. J.) JOSEPH C. CLARK (Ap'd N. J.). .9 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1848. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Adams, E. L, 1848-49,— and Ft. Wood, La., 1849; 

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, -Jan. 6, 1849) 

at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 28, 1849, to 

Sep. 1, 1851; in garrison at Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 1851,— Ft. Sumter, S. C, 1851-52. 

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Dec. 11, 1850) 
—Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1852-53,— Ft. Independence, Mas., 1853,— and Ft. Ham- 
ilton. X. Y., 1853-54; on Coast Survej', Jan. 7, 1854, to .July 29. 1858: and on 
frontier duty at Platte Bridge, Neb., 1858-59,— Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1859,— Ft. 
EandaU, Dak., 1859-60,— Ft. Crittenden, Utah, 1860-61— and Ft. Bridger, 
Utah, 1861. ^ 



212 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1848. Class Eank. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in General 

(Captain, 4th Aetillery, May 14, 1861) 

Shields' Campaign in the Shenandoah Valley, Jan. 23 to July, 1862, being 

engaged in the Action of "Winchester, Mar. 23, 1862, —and Battle of PortRe- 

j)\xbhc, June 9, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, 

(BvT. Major, June 9, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

IN THE Campaign of the Shenandoah Valley, Va. ) 

being engaged in Defense of the line of the Rappahannock, Aug., 1862, — 

Combat near Bristoe Station, Aug. 27, 1862, — Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 

1862,— and Battle of Chantill)', Sep. 1, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign 

(Army ot the Potomac), SejD., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of South 

Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862, — and Battle of Aiitietam, Sep. 17, 1862, where he was 

(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Sep. 17, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

AT the Battle of Anttetam, Md. ) 

severely (four times) wounded, which disabled him till Aug., 1863; and at the 

Mihtary Academy, as Pi-incipal Asst. Professor of Natural and Experimental 

Philosophjs Aug. 29, 1863, to 

Retired from Active SER\^CE, May 11, 1864. for Disability, Resulting 

FROM Long and Faithful Services and Wounds Received in the 

Line of Duty. 



1378.. (Born Va.) WILLIAM E. JONES (Ap'd Va. ) . . 10 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, July 1, 1848. 

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848-49; on frontier duty at 

Ft. Leavenworth (Camp Sumner), Kan., 1849, — March to Oregon, 1849,— 

Oregon City, 1849-50,— Astoria, Or., 1850,— and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, Nov. 30, 1850) 
1850-51; in garrison at Jefferson BaiTacks, Mo., 1851; on frontier duty at Ft. 
Merrill, Tex., 1852,— Ft. Ewell, Tex., 1852,— Ft. MerriU, Tex., 1852-53,— 
Ft. Ewell, Tex., 1853,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1853, — escorting Command- 
ing General of Department of Texas, 1853-54, — Quartermaster duty, 1854, — 

(First Lieut., Mounted Rifles, Oct. 31, 1854) 
purchasing horses, 1855, — and Ft. Duncan, Tex. , 1855; on Recruiting service, 
1856; on frontier duty at Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1856; and on leave of absence, 
1856-57. 

Resigned, Jan. 26, 1857. 

Civil History.— Farmer, near Glade Spring Depot, Va., 1858-61. Degree 
of A. M., conferred by Emory and Henry College, Va., 1847. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States, and was 
Killed, June 5, 1864, at Mount Crawford, Va. : Aged 40. 



1379 (Born Va.) JOHN C. TIDBALL (Ap'd0.)..ll 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militai-y Academy from July 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Artillry, July 1, 1848. 
Served; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1849; in Florida Hostilities agaiust 
(Second Lieut., 2d Artit.I4Eby, Feb. 14. 1849) 



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Number. 1848. Class Rank. 



the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in Q;aiTison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1850-51, 
1851-52,— Castle Pinckney, S. C, 185-2-53, —Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1853; on 

(FiKST Lieut., 2d Aetillekt, Mar. 31, 1853) 
frontier duty at Ft. Defiance, N. M. , 1853, —and in Exploring route to California, 
1853-54; on Coast Survey, Sep. 6, 1854, to Sep. 20, 1859; in garrison at Ft. 
Monroe, Ya. (Artillery School for Practice), 1859; on Harper's Ferry expe- 
dition to suppress John Brown's Raid, 1859; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 
(.\rtiUery School for Practice), 1859-60; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, 
Kan., 1860-61; and in garrison at Washington, D. C, 1861. 

Served duiiug the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
fense of Ft. Pickens, Fla., Apr. 19 to July 3, 1861; in the Defenses of Wash- 
(Captain, 12th lNF.iNTRY, May 14, 1861 : Declined) 
(C.4.PTAIN, 2d Aktilleky, May 14, 1861) 
ington, D. C, July 18, 1861; in command of a Battery in the Manassas Cam- 
paign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run. July 21, 1861; in 
the Defenses of 'Washington, D. C, July 23. 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Vir- 
ginia Peninsular Campaign (Ai-my of the Potomac), Mar. to Aug., 1862. being 
engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862,— Battle of Williams- 
burg, Mav 5. 1862,— Action at New Bridge, May 23, 1862,— Action at Mechan- 
ics\'ille. May 27, 1862, —Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862, —Battle of Mal- 
(BvT. S'liJOR, June 27, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT THE Battle of Gaines' Mill, Va. ) 
vern Hill, July 1, 1862,— and Skirmish of Harrison's Landing, July 2, 1862; 
in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep.-Nov.. 1862, being 
engaged in the Skirmish at Boonsboro, Sep. 15, 1862, — Battle of Antietam, 
Sep. 17, 1862,— Sku-mish at Shepardstown, Sep. 19, 1862,— and March to Fal- 
BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Sep. 17, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious 
Servicer at the Battle of Antietam, Md. ) 
mouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Skirmishes of Upperville, 
Markam and Amisville, Nov., 1862; on leave of absence, Dec. 31, 1862, to Mar. 3, 
1863; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar.-May, 1863, 
being engaged in Stoueman's Raid toward Richmond, Apr. 13 to May 2, 1863, 
sku-mishing at Rappahannock and Rapidan Stations, and at Ely's Ford, — and 
Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2-4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army 
of the Potomac), June-July, 1863, in command of 2d Brigade Horse Artillery, 
being engaged in the Skirmishes of Aldie and Upperville, Va, , June, 1863, — Bat- 
tle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3, 1863, — and Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton, 
July, 1863; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Aug., 1863, -Mar., 1864; incom- 

(CoLONEL, 4th N. Y. Volunteer Artillery, Aug. 28, 1863) 
mand of the Artillery of the 2d Corps (Army of the Potomac), in the Richmond 
Campaign, Apr. 1-Julv 3. 1864, being engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, 
May 5-6. 1864.— Battles around Spottsvivania, May 9-20, 1864, —Battle of the 
North .\nna. May 23, 1864,— Battle of Tolopotomy, May 30, 1864,— Battles of 
Cold Harbor, June 3-5, 1864, — Crossing James River and March to Peters- 
burg, June 15-18, 1864, — and Siege of Petersburg, June 18-July 4, 1864; at 
the Military Academy, as Commandant of Cadets and Instructor of Artillery, 
(Bvt.-Brig.-Gener.al, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864, for Gallant and 
Distinguished Services in the Battles op the Po, Spottsylvania 

C. H. , AND DURING THE OPERATIONS BEFORE RICHMOND, Va. ) 

Infantry and Cavalrv Tactics, July 10 to Sep. 22, 1864; in command of the 
Artillery of 9th Coq^s (Army of the Potomac), Oct. 9, 1864, to Apr. 2, 1865, 
being engaged in the Siege of Petersburg, Oct. 9, 1864-Apr. 2, 1865, inclu- 
(BvT. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
DCJRiNG the Rebel Attack on Ft. Steadman, Va. ) 
ding the Repulse of the Attack on Ft. Steadman, Mar. 25, and Assault from 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services during the Rebellion) 



214 GKADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEB. 1S48. Class Rank. 

Ft. Sedgwick upon the Rebel "Works, Apr. 1, 1865, — Pui'suitof the Rebel Army, 
(BvT. Maj.-Genteral, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 2, 18(35, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services at Fts. STE.iDM:AN and Sedgwick, Va. ) 
terminating in the Capitulation of General R. E. Lee at Appomattox C. H., 
Apr. 9, 1865, — and March to and in the \acinity of Washington, D. C, 
Apr. -June, 1865; and in command of Company at the Presidio of San Fran- 

(MUSTEEED OUT OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, SeP. 30, 1865) 

Cisco, Cal., Dec, 1865, to Apr. 4, 1867 

(IMajob, 2d Abtilleey, Feb. 5, 1867) 



1380.. (Bom N. J.) WILLIAM G. GILL (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 12 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1. 

IBM, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Secont> Lieut., 3d Artilleey, July 1, 1848. 

Served: in ganison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848, — and San Francisco, Cal.. 

1849, in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in gar- 

(Secoxd Lieut., 4rH Aptillery, Feb. 28, 1849) 
risou at Ft. Lafayette, N. Y., 1850-51,— Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1851,— Ft. Johns- 

(FiRST Lieut., 4th Artillery, Jan. 9, 1851) 
ton, N. C. 1851,— Ft. Sumter, S. C, 1852,— Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852,- 
and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1852-53; on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 
1853-56; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1857; on frontier duty at Ft. 
Leavenworth. Kan., 1857, — and Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1858-59; on leave of ab- 
sence, 1859 -60 ; as Member of a Board for the trial of Small Arms, Mar. to Jime, 
1860; and on Coast Survey, June 9, 1860, to Feb. 4, 1861. 
Resigned, Feb. 4, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1381 . . (Born Ky. ) . . . BENJAMIN D. FORSYTHE (Ap'd Dl. ) . . 13 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militaiy Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1848. 

Served: on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 1848; in garrison at Sackett's 

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Oct. 8, 1848) 

Harbor, N. Y., 1849.— Ft. Howard. Wis., 1849-52.— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 

1852; en route to California, 1852 53; on frontier duty at Ft. Dalles, Or., 

1853-54; as Adjutiiut 4th Infautrj', June 12, 1854, to Sep. 1, 1855; on frontier 

(FinsT Lieut., 4th Infantry, Mak. 27, 1854) 
duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1854-55, —and Ft. Dalles, Or., 1855-56; on Re- 
cruiting service, 1856-58; on frontier duty at Ft. Yamhill, Or., 1858-60; and 
on sick leave of absence, 1860-61. 

Died, Jan. 31, 1861, at Poet Jaevis, N. Y. : Aged 34 



U. S. MILITAKY ACADEMY. 215 



NuMBEK. 1848. Class Kank. 

1382 . . (Born S. C. ) THOMAS S. RHETT .... (Ap'd at Large. ) . . 14 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, lSi8, wheu he -was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Liedt., 4th Aetilleky, Jxjly 1, 1848. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1848,— Ft. Pickens, Fla., 1848^9,— 

(Second Lieut., 2d Aktilleey, Ape. 15, 1849) 

Baton Rouge, La. 1849,— Ft. Monroe, Va., 1849, Ft. McHenry, Md., 1849-51, 

—and Ft. Monroe, Va., 1851, 1851-52, 1852-53; in Florida Hostilities, against 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, May 10, 1853) 
the Seminole Indians, 1853-54; and on leave of absence, 1854-55. 
Resigned, Feb. 20, 1855. 

Civil History.— Clerk in the Union Bank of Maryland, Baltimore, Md., 
1855-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



1383. .(BomN. C.) JAMES HOLMES (Ap'd N. C.)..15 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Artilleky, July 1, 1848. 

Served: in ganison at Ft. McHenry, Md. 1848-49; on frontier duty at Ft. 

(Second Lieut., 4th Artilleky, Apr. 24, 1849) 

Polk, Tex., 1849-50,— Ft. Brown, Te.x., 1850-51,— Expedition up the Rio 

Grande, 1851-52, -and at Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1852-53; and in garrison 

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 15, 1852) 
at Ft Washington, Md 1853,— and Ft. Independence, Mas., 1853. 

Died, May 27, 1854, at Ft. Independence, Mas., Aged 28. 



1384.. (Bom Ky.) JOHN BUFORD (Ap'd 111. ).. 16 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1848. 

Served: in garri.son at Jeft'ersou Barracks, Mo., 1848; on frontier duty at Ft. 

Scott, Kan., 1848-49,— New Mexico, 1849-51,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 1852-53,— 

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Feb. 17, 1849) 
San Antonio, Tex., 1853, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1853, — and Ft. Mason, Tex., 

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 9, 1853) 
1853; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854-55; as Quartermaster, 2d 
Dragoons, May 9, 1855, to Aug. 4, 1858; on frontier duty, on the Sioux Ex- 
pedition, 1855, being engaged in the Action of Blue Water, Neb., Sep. 3, 1855, 
— Ft. Riley, Kan., 1855-50, — quelling Kansas disturbance.s, 185(3 57, — and on 
Utah Expedition, 1857-58; on detached service, at "Washington, D. C, 1859; 

(Captain, 2d Dragoons, Mar. 9, 1859) 
and on frontier duty, in conducting recruits to Oregon, 1859, — and Ft. Critten- 
den Utah, 1859-61. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-63: on Inspection 
(Major Staff — Asst. Inspector-General, Nov. 12, 1861) 



216 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEB. 1848. Class Eake. 



duty, Nov., 1861, to Apr., 1862; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Apr.- 
July, 1862; in command of Cavalry Brigade, in the .Northern Virginia Cam- 

(Beig.-Ge>t:kai;, U. S. Voltjxteees, July 27, 1862) 
paign, Aug., 1862, being engaged in a Skirmish at Madison C. H., Aug. 9, 
1862, — Passage of the Kapidan, in Pursuit of Rebels under Jackson, Aug. 12, 
1862, — Action at Kelly's Ford, Aug., 1862, — Action at Thoroughfai-e Gap, 
Aug. 28, 1862,— and Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862, where he was 
wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, Sep., 1862; as Chief 
of Cavalry (Army of the Potomac), in the Marj-land Campaign, Sep. -Nov., 
1862, being engaged in the Battle of South Mountiiin, Sep. ll. 1862, — Battle 
of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and March to Falmouth, Va., Oct.-Nov., 1862; 
as Chief of Cavalry, Dec, 1862-Jau., 1863, and in command of Cavalry Brig- 
ade, Jan. -May, 1863 (Army of the Potomac), in the Rappahannock Campaign, 
being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, — on -'Stone- 
man's Raid" toward Richmond, Apr. 29-May 8, 1863,— and Combat of Bever- 
ley Ford, Jiine 9, 1863; in command of Cavalry Division (Arm}' of the Poto- 
mac), in the Pennsylvania Campaign, being engaged in Skii-mishes at Aldie. 
June 17, Middleburg. June 18, and Upperville, June 21, 1863,— Battle of Get- 
tysburg, July 1-3, 1863, ^and Pursuit of the enemy to Wan-entou, participa- 
ting in numerous Skirmishes, July, 1863; m Operations in Central Virginia 
(Army of the Potomac), Aug. -Oct., 1863, being engaged in Actions at Cul- 
pepper, Aug. 1 and 4, 1863, — Pursuit of enemy across the Rapidan, Sep., 1863, 
— cutting his way to rejoin the Army north of the Rappahannock, Oct., 1863, — 
Reconnoissance to Culpepper, Oct., 1863, — covering movement of Army of the 
Potomac to Bull Run, Oct., 1863, participating in several Repiilses of the 
enemy, — and Combat of Bristoe Station, Oct. 14, 1863; and on sick leave of 

(Majoe-Genenal, U. S. Volunteers, Dec. 16, 1863) 
absence, Nov. -Dec, 1863. 

Died, Dec. 16, 1863, at "Washington, D. C. : Aged 37. 



1385 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . . TRUMAN K. WALBRIDGE ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 17 

Military History. — Cadet at the C. S. Militaiy Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleey. July 1, 1848. 

Served: in gan-ison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1848, -Ft. Brooke, Fla., 1848-49, — 

Key West, Fla. , 1849; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 

(Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, May 16, 1849) 
1849; emigrating Indians, Nov. 23, 1849, to May 21, 1851; in garrison at Ft. 
Washington, Md., 1851; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Brig. -General Walbach, and 
Acting Asst. Adjutant-General. 3d Military Department, Aug. 3. 1851. to Aug. 1, 
1852, at Baltimore, Md. ; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1852-53; on duty 
under Indian Department, May 20, 1853, to Jan. 1, 1856; and on sick leave of 

(First Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, Oct. 8, 1853) 
absence, 1856. 

Died, Nov. 16, 1856, near Geneva, N. Y. : Aged 28. 



1386 . . (Born S. C. ) ED"WARD B. BRYAN (Ap'd at Large) . . 18 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Militarj' Academy from July 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and jDromoted in the Anny to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, July 1, 1848. 
On aQthorized graduation leave of absence, July 1 to Oct. 5, 1848. 
Resigned, Oct. 5, 1848. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 217 



NuMBEK. 1S4S. Class Rank. 



Civil History. — Civil Engineer, Architect, and Survej'or, Charleston, S. C., 
1848-53. Cotton Planter, St. John's Colleton, S. C, 1853-61. Captain, South 
CuroUna Mihtia, 1849-50,— Major, 1854-58,— and Lieut. -Colonel Staif (Aide- 
de-Camp to Governor Adams of South Carohna\ 1854-56. Member of the 
House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, 1854-58, — and of the 
Senate, 1858-61. Member of Commission to Revise the Militia Laws of the 
State of South Carolina, 1858. 

Joined in the RebeUion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



1387.. (Bom N. C.) RICHARD I. DODGE (Ap'd K C. ) . . 19 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. IMUitary Academy from July 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1848. 
Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1848; on frontier duty at San 
(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Dec. 24, 1848) 
Antonio, Tex., 1849,— Ft. Gratiot, Mich.. 1849,— San Antonio, Tex., 1849,— 
Ft. Lincoln. Tex., 1849-51, — Scouting, 1851, being engaged in a Skirmish with 
Camanche Indians on San Saba River, Mar. 22, 1851, — Ft. Martin Scott, Tex., 
1851, — Escorting Commanding General of the Department of Texas, 1851,^ 
Ft. Martin Scott, Tex., 1852, — Scouting, 1852, — and Camp Johnston, Tex., 
1852: on Recruiting service, 1852; on sick leave of absence, 1852-53; on fron- 
tier duty at Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1853,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1853-54,— 
Scouting, 1854, — Camp Las Laxas, Tex., 1854, —as Adjutant, 8th Infantry, 
Sep. 1, 1854, to Oct. 1, 1855,— Ft. Davis, Tex., 18.54-55,— and Ft. Bliss, Tex., 

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
1855-56; on Recruiting serWce, 1856-58; at the Military Academy, as Asst. 
Instructor of Infantry Tactics, May 3, 1858, to Nov. 1, 186U; and in garrison 
at Ft. Wood, N. Y. , 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Operations 
on Upper Potomac, May-June, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, 

(Captain, 8th Infantry, May 3, 1861) 
being engaged in the Battle of BuU Run, July 21, 1861 ; in the Defenses of 
Washington. D. C, July-Aug., 1861; in command of Camp of Instruction at 
Elmira, N. Y., Aug.-Sep.. 1861; as Mustering and Disbursing Officer at Har- 
risburg. Pa., Oct. 16 to Dec. 31, 1861; as Superintendent of Volunteer Recruit- 
ing Service, and Chief Mustering and Disbursing Officer for the State of 
Pennsylvania, at Harri.sburg, Pa., Jan. 1 to Sep. 30, 1862, —of the State of 
Maryland, Oct 1, 1862, to Feb. 28, 1863,— and of the State of Pennsylvania, 
(Lieut. Col. Staff — Asst. Inspector-Gener.al of 4th Arjiy Corps, 
Jan. 1 to Feb. 21, 1863) 
Mar. 1 to Dec. 9, 1863; as Disbursing Officer at Harrisbui-g, Pa., Dec. 9, 1863, 
to Sep. 1, 1864; as Acting Asst. Provost-Marshal General, Superintendent of 

(Major, 12th Infantry, June 21, 1864) 

Volunteer Recruiting Service, and Chief Mustering and Disbursing Officer of 

the Western Division of the State of Pennsylvania, Aug. 1, 1864, to Feb. 27, 

1865; as Acting Asst. Provost-Marshal General, at New York city, Feb. 27, 

(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Mar. 30, 1865, for Mekitorious and Faithful Services 

IN the RECRtHTMENT OF THE ARJIIES OF THE UnITED StaTES) 

1865, to Jan. 20, 1866, — and of the State of New York, and as Mustering and 
Disbursing Officer at Albany, N. Y., -Ian. 20. 1866, to Jan. 15, 1867; on fron- 
tier duty at Ft. Sedg%vick, Col., Feb. 13 to May 17, 1867. 

Te.\nsferred to 30th Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866. 



218 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 184:8. Class Rank. 

1388 . . (Born N. Y. ) . . . . GRIER TALLMADGE (Ap'd N. Y. ) . ■ 20 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Atxlleky, July 1, 1848. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1848; on voyage to Puget Sound, 

Wash., 1848-49; on frontier duty at Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 1849,— and Ft. 

(Second LrEUT., 4th Aetilleky, May 20, 1849) 
Vancouver, Wash., 1849-50; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Maj. -General Wool, 
Aug. 6, 1850, to Dec. 7, 1853, at Troy, N. Y. ; in garrison at Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 

(First Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, Nov. 4, 1853, to ]\Iay 17, 18G1) 
1853-54,— and Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1854-56; in conducting recruits to St. 
Louis, Mo., 1850; in gan-ison at Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1856, — and Jefferson Bar- 
racks, Mo., 1856-57; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857, — Utah 
Expedition, 1857-58, — and at Platte Bridge, Neb., 1858-59; and in garrison at 
Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1859, -and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Prac- 
tice), 1859-60, 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-62: as Acting 
(Capt. Staff — Asst. Qu.\rtermastee, ]VIay 17, 1861) 
Asst. Adjutant-General of the Department of Virginia, May 22 to June 2, 
1861, — and as Chief Quartermaster, June 2, 1861, to Apr. 4, 1862, and May 15 
to Oct. 11, 1862. 

Died, Oct. 11, 1862, at Ft. Monboe, Va. : Aged 34. 



1389.. (Born Ky.) .WILLIAM A. SLAUGHTER. ... (Ap'd Ind.). .21 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
1844, to Julj' 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Inf.antey, July 1, 1848. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1848; on voyage to California, 
(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Nov. 6, 1848) 
1848-49; on frontier duty at San Diego, Cal, 1849, — Escorting Captain Hard- 
castle's topographical party, 1849, ^aud at Sau Diego, Cal., 1849-50; in garrison 
at Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 1850. 1850 -.52. —and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852; and on 
frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1852, — Columbia Barracks, Or., 1852-53, — Ft. 

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, June 22, 1854) 
Steilacoom, Wash., 1853-55, — and Scouting, 1855, being engaged against 
White River Indians at Brannan's Prairie, Wash. , where he was 
Killed, Dec. 4, 1855 : Aged 28. 



1390 .... (Bom Ten. ) . . ROBERT M. RUSSELL (Ap'd Ten. ) . . 22 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1844, to Jidy 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1848. 
Served; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on frontier duty at Ft. 
(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Jan. 1, 1849) 
Towson, I. T., 1848-49; and on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1850. 
Resigned, Aug. 31, 1850. 

Civil History.— Merchant and Miner, near Mariposa, CaL, 1850-53. 
Parmer, Austin, Tex., 1853-55. History since 1855, unknown. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 219 



NuMBEK. 1848. Class Eank. 

1391 .. ( Bom Va. ) CHARLB3 H. TYLER . . . ( Ap'd at Large. ) . . 23 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

18-44, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dea6oons, July 1, 1848. 

Served: on frontier duty, on March to San Antonio, Tex., 1848-49,— Ft. Cro- 

(, Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Apr. 25, 1849) 

ghan, Tex., 1849-50,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1850-51, 1851-52,— Ft. Graham, Tex., 

(First Lieut. , 2d Dragoons, Sep. 6, 1853) 
1852-53,— and Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1854-55; on Kecruiting service, 1855-56; at 
theCavah-y School for Practice, Carhsle, Pa., 1856-57; on frontier duty at Ft. 
Leavenworth, Kan., 1857, — commanding escort of Boundai-y Commissioner, 
1857,— and on Utah Expedition, 1857-59; on detached service, at Washington, 
D. C, 1859-60; and on frontier duty, at Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1860-61, for desert- 

(Captain, 2d Dragoons, Jan. 28, 1861) 
ing which post, and abandoning his command, he was 
Dismissed June 6, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States, and was 
Killed, Ape. 17, 1865, in the Action of West Point, Ga., Aged 39. 



1392. ( Bom Ga.) JOHN C. BOOTH (Ap'd Al. ) . . 24 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt, Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1848. 
Served: in garrison at Savannah, Ga., 1848-49, — and Augusta Arsenal, Ga., 
(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, May 31, 1849) 
1849; in Florida hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in garri- 
son at Ft. Columbus, N. ¥., 1850-51,— and Ft. Johnston, N. C, 1851-52; and 
on frontier duty, at Ft. Brady, Mich, 1852-53,— Ft. Brown, Tex., 1854-55,— 

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Nov. 25, 1853) 
and on March to San Antonio, Tex., 1855. 

Resigned, May 1, 1856. 

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, Des Moines, lo., 1856-59. Clerk in the 
Pay Department of the Illinois Central Railroad, 1859-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1393. .(Bom S. C). . . .THOMAS K. JACKSON (Ap'd S. C). .25 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July ], 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1848) 

Served: in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848; on frontier duty at Ft. 

Washita, L T., 1848-49,— Leoua, Tex., 1849,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1849-50,— Con- 

(Second Lieut. , 8th Infantry, Jan. 22, 1849) 

voying trains to Ft. Bhss. Tex., 1850,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1850-51,— Ft. Croghan, 

Tex., 1851-52,— Scouting, 1852, Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. Clark, 

Tex., 1853,— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1854-56,— Scouting, 1856,— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 

(Fibst Lieut., 8th Infantry, Mae. 3, 1855) 



220 



GRADUATES OF THE 



NUMBEE. 



1848. 



Class Rank. 



1856-57,— ^and Gila Expedition, 1857, being engaged against Apache Indians in 
the Combat on Gila River, June 27, 1857; at the Military Academy, as Asst. 
Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Dec. 17, 1857, to Jan. 9, 1858; in garrison at 
Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1858; on Recruiting service, 1858-59; on frontier duty at 
Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1859-60; and on leave of absence, 1860-61. 
Resigned, Apb. 1, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



1394 . . (Bom N. H.) GEORGE H. PAIGE (Ap'd at Large) . . 26 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 184:8, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July. 1, 1848. 

Served: in garrison at Ft Snelling, Min., 1848-49; on leave of absence, 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 10, 1849) 

1850-52; on frontier duty at Ft. Yuma, Cal.; 1852,— San Diego, CaL, 1852,— 

(First Lieut., 2d Infantry, Feb. 23, 1852) 
and Benicia, CaL, 1853-54; as Quartermasier 2d lufantr}', May 24, 1853, to 
May 1, 185G; on duty at Wa.shington, D. C, 1854,— and Panama, New Granada, 
1854; in garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1854; on Recniitiug service, 1854-55; 
in garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1855; on frontier dutv, conducting recruits 
to Ft. Randall, Dak., 1856,— and at Ft. Lookout, Dak., 1856-57; and on Quar- 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Dec. 26, 1856) 
tormaster duty -wath Army in Utiih, 1858-59. 

Died, Apr. 18, 1859, at Camp Floyd, Utah: Aoed 34. 



1395. .(Bom O.) NATHANIEL H. McLEAN. . (Ap'd at Large). .27 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militarj- Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

B\T. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1848. 

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks. Mo., 1848-49; on frontier duty at 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 29, 1849) 

Monterey, Cal., 1849-50, -San Miguel, Cal. 18.50,— Benicia, Cal.. 1850-51,— 

March to the Mariposa couutrv. 1851. —Ft. Miller, Cal., 1851-52,— Mono Lake, 

Utah, 1852. —Benicia, Cal. 1852-53,— and Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1853-54; on Re- 

(FiRST Lieut., 2d Infantry. Jan. 8, 1853, to May 14, 1861) 
cruitiug serWce, 1854-55; as Adjutant 2d Infantry. Mar. 24. 1855. to Sep. 10, 
1857; in garrison at Carlisle Barracks. Pa.. 1855: on frontier dutv at Ft. Pierre, 
Dak., 1855-56,— Ft. Lookout. Dak., 1856,-and Ft. Randall, Dak., 1857-58; 
on Recruiting service, 1858-60; and on Coast Survey, Mar. 14, 1860, to May 22, 
1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-64: on Commis- 
sary and Quartermaster duty at Hanisbuvg, Pa., Maj' 5-17, 1861; as Adjutant- 

(Bvt. Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjut.vnt-General, May 11, 1861) 

General of the Department of the Ohio, May 21 to Dec. 8, 1861,— of the Depart- 

(Captain Staff— Asst. Adjutant-General, Auo. 3, 1861) 



MILITARY ACADEMY. 221 



Number. 1S4S. Class Kank. 

ment of the Missouri, Jan. 31 to Mar. 11, 1862,— of the Department of the Miss- 
issippi, Mar. 11 to July 11, 1862,-- -of the Depai-tment of the Missouri, July 11 to 

(Major Staff— Asst. Adjutant-General, July 17, 1862) 

Aug. 23, 1862,— and of the Department of the Ohio, Aug. 23, 1862, to Dec. 26, 

1863; and as Assistjint to Provost-Marshal General, and Superintendent of Ee- 

cruiting service for Oregon and Washington Territory, Feb. -July, 1864. 

Kesigned, June 2'4, 1864. 



1396 . (Bom Pa. ) .... A. GALBRAITH MILLER (Ap'd Wis. ) . . 28 

Military History. —Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1848. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1849-50, — convoying train to 

(^Second Lieut. , 1st Infantry, Apr. 11, 1849) 

Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1850,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1850-51,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 

(First Lieut., 1st Intantry, May 1, 1852) 
1851-53, — and Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1854; on Kecruiting service, 1854-56; and 

(C4PT.UN, 1st Infantry, Feb. 11, 1856) 
on frontier duty at Ft Chadboume, Tex., 1856-57. 
Resigned, Oct. 31, 1857. 

Civil History. — Auditor of Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad Company, 
1857-61 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
(Lieut. -Colonel, 1st ^Maryland Cavalry Volunteers, Dec. 20, 1861) 
1861-62; at Camp CarroU, Md., Dec, 20, 1861, to May 22, 1862. 
Resigned, Mar. 22, 1862. 

Civil History. — Unknown. 

Died, Oct. 21, 1865, at Milwaukee, Wis.: Aged, 38. 



1397 (Bom Pa.) CHARLES H. OGLE (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 29 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
B^T. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1848. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.. 1849, — Ft. Kearny, Neb., 
1849, — Scouting, 1849, being engaged against Pawnee Indians, in a Skirmish 

(Second Lieut., I.st Dragoons, Aug. 4, 1849) 
near Ft. Kearny, Neb., Oct. 23, 1849, where he was wounded \^dth an arrow, 
--and at Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1850: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, 
Pa.. 1851; on frontier duty at San Diego, Cal., 1852,— Benicia, Cal, 1852,— 
Ft. Reading. Cal.. 1852. — Ft. Jone.s, Cal., 1852-53,— Scoutmg against Illinois 
Indians, 1853, being engaged in a Skirmish near the Source of Illinois River, 
Or., Oct. 24, 1853,— and Ft. Lane, Or., 1853-55; as Adjutant, 1st Dragoons, 

(First Lieut. 1st Dragoons, Jan. 20, 1855) 
Jan. 7, 1855, to Apr. 30, 1860; on frontier duty, on March from Albiiquerque, 
N. M., toCaUfornia, 1856,— Ft. Tejon, Cal., 1856-57,— San Diego, Cal., 1857, 



222 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1848. Class Kank. 

—Indian Hostilities in California, 1857-58,— and Ft. TejonCal., 1858-60; on 
Kecruiting service, 1860; and suspended, 1860-61. 

Dismissed, Apr. 23, 1861, xjndek the 3d Sec. or Law of Jan. 31, 1823. 

Sei-ved during the Kebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-62: in the Defenses 

(Major, 1st New York Cavalry Volunteers, Sep. 13, 1861) 

of Washington, D. C, Sep., 1861, to Mar., 1862; in the Marj'land Campaign 

(Army of the Potomac), in the Cavalrj-^ Operations of the Campaign, Mar.-Aug., 

1862; and on sick leave of absence, Sep. 26 to Nov. 24, 1862. 

Honorably Discharged from Service. Nov. 24, 1862. 

Civil History. — 

Died, Dec, 1862, at Hareisbubg, Pa.: Aged 37. 



1398 . . (Bom Ky. ) WILLIAM N. R. BE ALL (Ap'd Ark. ) . . 30 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Inf.a.ntrt, July 1, 1848. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Mackinaw, Mich., 1848-49,— Ft. Gibson, L T., 

(Second Lieut, 5th Infantry, Apr. 30, 1849) 

1849-50, Ft. Towson, L T., 1850-51,— Exploring ExpedUion in Texas, 1851, 

—Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1851-53,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1853-55,— Ft. Leaven- 

(First Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Mae. 3, 1855) 
worth, Kan., 1855, —Sioux Expedition, 1855,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1855-56, 

(Captain, 1st C.walry, Mar. 27, 1855) 
— quelling Kansas disturbances, 1856-57,— Cheyenne Expedition. 1857. being 
engaged in the Combat on Solomon's Fork of Kansas Piiver. July 29, 1857, and 
against Kiowa and Camanche Indians, in a Skirmish near Grand Saline, 
Aug. 6, 1857,— Ft. Riley, Kan., 1857-58, —March to Ft. Arbuckle, via Ft. Kear- 
ny, 1858.— Ft. Smith, Ark., 1859,— March to Ft. Arbuckle, I. T., 1859,— Ft. 
Cobb, I. T., 1858-60, — and Kiowa and Camanche Expedition, I860, on which 
he was engaged in several Skirmishes; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 
1860; and on frontier duty at Ft. Smith, Ark., 1860-61. 
Resigned, Aug. 20, 1861. 
Joined in the Kebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1399 . . (Bom Me.) FERDINAND PAINE (Ap'd Me.) . .31 

Militaiy History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Inf.antry, July 1, 1848. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 1848-49; on frontier duty at Camp 
(Second Lieut., 2d Inf.vntry, May 7, 1849) 
Far West, Cal, 1849 50,— Expedition to Clear Lake, Cal., 1850,— Camp Fa: 
West, Cal., 1850-52,— and Ft. Reading, Cal., 1852-53; on Recmiting service. 
1854; and in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854. 

Died, June 23, 1854, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. : Aged 26. 



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NtJMBEE . 1848. Class Rank. 



1400. (Bom Pa.) THOMAS D. JOHNS (Ap'd Pa.). .32 

Militciry History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1814, to July 1, 184:8, ■when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantet, July 1, ISIB. 
Served on Irontier duty at Ringgold Barracks, Tex. , 1848-49, — Ft. Mcintosh, 
(Second Lieut. , 2d Infantry, June 8, 1849) 
Tex., 1849,— and at San Diego, Cal, 1850-51. 

Resigned, Dec. 3, 1851. 

Civil History. — Merchant, San Francisco, Cal., 1852-60. Captain, Cali- 
fornia Militia, 1852-60. Superintendent of Silver Mines in Nevada, Cal., 
1860-62. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
(Colonel, 7th Massachusetts Volunteees, Feb. 22, 1863) 
1863-64: in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Apr.-May, 
1863, being engaged in the Storming of Marye Heights, May 3, 1863, where he 
was severely (tAvice) wounded: in the movements to cover Washington, D. C, 
Oct., 1863; in Operations in Central Virginia (Army of the Potomac), Nov., 
1863-Apr., 1864, being engaged in the Combat of Rappahannock Station, 
Nov. 7, 1863, — Demonstrations at Mine Run, Nov. 28-29, 1863, — and move- 
ment of 6th Army Corps to Madison C. H., Va., Mar., 1864; and in the Rich- 
mond Campaign, May- June, 1864, being engaged in a Skirmish on the Rapidan, 
May 4, 1864,— Battle of the Wilderness, May 5 6, 1864,— Battles about Spott- 
sylvania. May 9-20, 1864, — Skirmishes at Little River and Hanover C. H., May, 
1864,— Battles of Cold Harbor, June 1-10. 1864,— and March to James River, 
June 13-16, 1864. 

(Mustered out of Service, June 27, 1864) 

(BvT. Brig. -Gener.al, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865, for G.allant 

Conduct at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., and for 

Gallant and Meritoiuous Services during 

THE Rebellion) 



1401..(BomPa.)...."W7LLLA.M T. MECHLING (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 33 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. IVOHtary Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1848. 

Served on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 1848-49, — March to El Paso, 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, June 26, 1849) 

1849,— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1849-50,— San Antonio, Tex., 1850-51,— Galveston, 

Tex., 1851,— San Antonio, Tex., 1851,— Quartermaster's duty, 1851-52,— Ft. 

McKavett, Tex., 1852-53. — Scouting. 1853, being engaged against Pawahanu 

Indians, in a Skirmish, Apr. 17, 18.53,— Ft. Clark, Tex., 1853,— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 

18.54, -Scouting against Mascalero Apache Indians?, 1854, — Ft. Stanton, N. M., 

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, Ape. 23, 1855) 
1855 —and Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1855. 

DisjnssED, Aug. 15, 1855, under the 3d Sec. of Law of Jan. 31, 1823. 

Civil History.— Farmer, near San Antonio, Tex., 1855-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



224 GKADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1848. Class Rank. 

1402. (Bom N.J.) GEORGE C. BARBER (Ap'd N. J. ) . . 34 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militarv' Academy from July 1, 
18i3, to July 1, 1848, wheu he was graduated and promoted in the Amiy to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Ixfantrt, July 1, 1848. 
Served: in garrison at Jefferson BaiTacks, Mo., 1848-49; in Florida Hostili- 
(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, June 28, 1849) 
ties against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in garrison at Ft. Wood, N. Y., 1850: 
and on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 1850-51, — Austin, Tex., 1851-52, 
— Camp Johnston, Tex., 1852. — and Indianola, Tex, (Quarteimaster's duty), 
1852-53. 

Died, Oct. 11, 1853, at Indianola, Tex. : Aged 27. 



1403.... (Bom Me.) DANIEL HUSTON ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 35 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1843, to July 1, 1848, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1848. 

Served: in garrison at Jeflferson Ban-acks, Mo., 1848; on frontier duty at 

San Antonio, Tex., 1849,— Ft. Brown, Tex., 1850,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 30, 1849) 
1850-51,— Scouting, 1851,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1851-52,— Ft. Clark, 

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, Dec. 31, 1852) 
Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. Terrett, Tex., 1853,— Ft. Duncan. Tex., 18.53-54,— Escort- 
ing Mexican Boundary' Commissioners, 18-54, ^Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1854-55, — 
and Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1855-56; on Recruiting service, 1856-59; and on 

(Captain, 1st Infantry, Dec. 8,1856) 
frontier duty at Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1859,— Ft. Cobb, L T., 1859-61, -and 
March to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., May 3-31, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in organizing 

Home Guards of Kansas city. June, 1861; in Military Operations in Missouri, 

June. 1861, to Feb., 1863, being engaged in the Action at Dug Spring, Aug. 2, 

1861,— Battle of Wilson's Creek, Aug. 10, 1861,— Retreat to Rolla, Aug. 11-20, 

(Bvt. Major, Aug. 10, 1861, for Gallant? and Meritorious Services 

AT THE B.4.TTLE OF WiLSON's CrEEK, Mo. ) 

1861, — in command of Battahon in Major-General Fremont's Movements in 
South-west Missouri, Sep. -Nov., 1861, — at Sedalia. commanding Battahon of 
1st Infantry, and as District Provost-Marshal, Nov., 1861, -Feb., 1862,— in 

(Colonel, 7th Missouri Cav-^lry, Feb. 19, 1862) 
organizing his Regiment at Hudson, Feb. -May, 1862, — in command of Sub- 
District in Central Missouri, ]\Iay-Aug., 1862. — and in command of Brigade 
and Division of the "Army of the Frontier," Oct., 1862, to Feb., 1863, parti- 
cipating in the Combat of Prairie Grove, Ark., Dec. 7, 1862, — Capture of Van 
Buren, Ark., Dec. 20, 1862, —and Pur-suit of the enemy beyond the Boston 
Mountains; as Asst. Commis.sary of Musters, Department of Missouri, M.ay 9, 
1SG3, to Nov. 2, 1864, being engaged, while on an officiiil visit to Cape Girar- 
deau, Mo., in Defense of the place, Apr. 25-26, 1863,— and temporarily de- 
tached on duty at the Siege of Vicksbarg, June 13 to July 4, 1863; as Presi- 
(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., July 4, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

DURING the Siege of Vicksburg, Mis ) 
dent of Board for Examination of Applicants for Commissions in Colored 

(Major, 11th Infantry, Aug. 1. 1863) 



U. S. MILITAKY ACADEMY. 225 



NuMBEB. 1S48. Class Kank. 

Troops, Aug. 12, 1863, to Feb., 1865; in command of 11th Infantry, and 

(Mustered out of Volunteeb Service, Feb. 19, 1865) 

Superintendent of Kegimental Recruiting Service at Ft. Independence, Mas., 

Feb. 22 to Oct., 1865; and in command of Regiment at Richmond, Va., Nov., 

(BvT. Colonel, Mab. 13, 1865, for G-^llant and Meritobious Services 

DUBING THE REBELLION) 

1865, to Aug. 14, 1866; on leave of absence, Aug. 14 to Sep. 7, 1866; in com- 
mand of Regiment at Richmond, Va., Sep. 7, 1866, to 



1404. . (Bom S. C.) N. GEORGE EVANS (Ap'd S. C.) . .36 

MilitcU-y History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1848. 

Served: in gan-ison at Jefiferson Barracks, Mo., 1848; on frontier duty 

at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1849, — Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, 1849, — 

(Second Lieut., 2d Deagoons, Sep. 30, 1849) 
Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1849-50, — March to the Crossing of the Arkansas, 
1850,— Socorro, N. M., 1850-51,— Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1851-52,— Scouting 
against Apache Indians, 1852, being engaged in a Skirmish near the Laguna, on 
the Jornado del Muerto, N. M., Jan. 24, 1852,— Ft. Webster, N. M., 1852-53,— 
and Ft. Leavenworth, Kau., 1853, 1854-55; in ganison at Jefferson Bar- 

(FiRST Lieut., 2d Cavalbt, Mab. 3, 1855) 
racks. Mo., 1855; on Recruiting service, 1855; and on frontier duty at Camp 
Cooper, Tex., 1856-57, — Scouting against Camanche Indians, 1857, being 

(Captain, 2d Cavalbt, Mat 1, 1856) 
engaged in a Skirmish near the source of the Brazos, Sep. 24, 1857, — Camp 
Cooper, Tex., 1857-58,— Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1858,— Ft. Washita, L T., 1858,— 
Scouting against Camanche Indians, 1858, being engaged in a hand-to-hand 
fight, near Washita Village, I. T., Oct. 1, 1858, in which he killed two Indians 
in personal combat, — Camp Radziminski, Tex., 1858-59, — Ringgold Barracks, 
Tex.. I860,— and Camp Cooper, Tex.. 1860-61. 

Resigned, Feb. 27, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1405 . . (Bom Md. ) GEORGE H. STEUART. . . . (Ap'd at Large) . . 37 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1848, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Jult 1, 1848. 
Served: on frontier duty, on the March through Texas to Austin, 1848-49, — 
(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Nov. 11, 1849) 

Ft. Graham, Tex., 1849-51,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1851-52,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 
1852, — Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1852, — Escorting Lieut. -Colonel Freeman on In- 
snection tour through Texas, 1853, — Clear Fork of the Brazos, Tex., 1853-54, 
—Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1854,— Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1854,— Corpus Christi, Tex., 
1854.— Ft. McKavett, Tex.. 1854,— Ft. Chadboume, Tex., 1854-55,— Ft. Bel- 

(Fiest Lieut. , 1st Cavalbt, Mae. 3, 1855) 
knap, Tex., 1855, — and Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1855; on Recruiting Service, 
1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1855, — Sioux Expedition, 
(Captain, Ist Cavalbt, Dec. 20, 1855) 

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226 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1848. Class Rank. 



1855, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1855-56, — Cheyenne Expedition, 1856, being 
engaged in a Skirmish near Ft. Kearny, Neb., Aug. 26, 1856, — Ft. Leaven- 
worth., Kan.. 1857-58,— Utah Expedition, 1858,— Ft. 'Riley, Kan., 1858-59,— 
Scouting to Arkansas Eiver, 1859, — Ft. Riley, 1859-60, — Kiowa and Ca- 
manche Expedition, 1860, — and Ft. Wise, Col., 1860; and on leave of absence, 
1860-61. 

Resigned, Ape. 22, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1406. .(Bom R. L). . . .GEORGE W. HOWLAND. . (Ap'd at Large). .38 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
ISl-l, to July 1, 1818, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
B\T. Second Lieut, Mounted Rifles, July 1, 1848. 

Served : in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1818-49 ; on frontier dutv at 
Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1849,— March to Oregon. 1849,— Ft. Hall, Wash., 
1849-50, — Escorting Topographical party in Utah, 1849-50, — and Ft. Vancou- 
ver, Wash, 1850-51; on Recruiting service, 1851; and on frontier dutj' at Ft. 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, June 30, 1851.) 
Merrill, Tex., 1851-52,— Ft. Ewell, Tex., 1852,— Scouting, 1852,— constructing 
wells on road to Corpus Christi, Tex., 1853, — Edinbm-g, Tex., 1853. — San 
Antonio, Tex., 1854. — Expedition against Texas Indians, 1854-55,— Scouting, 

(FmsT Lieut., Mounted Riples, Mak. 3, 1855) 
1855, —Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1856, — March to New Mexico, via Ft. Bhss, 
Tex., "1856, Los Lunas, N. M., 1856,— Santa Fe', N. M., 1856-57, Gila Ex- 
pedition, 1857, being engaged against the Mogollon Indians in a Skirmish at 
the Caiion de los Muertos, N. M., May 24, 1857,— Santa Fe. N. M., 1857,— Ft. 
Thorn, N. M., 1857-58,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1858,— Scouting, 1858-59, being 
engaged against Navajo Indians in Skirmishes, near Ft. Defiance, Oct. 17, 
and 23, 1858,— Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1859,— Scouting, 1859,— Ft. Fillmore. 
N. M., 1859-60, —Scouting, I860,— Ft. Craig, N. M., I860,— Scouting, 1860-61,— 
and Ft. Stanton, N. M., 1361. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Opera- 
(Captain, Mounted Rifles, May 14, 1861: 3d Cavaley, Aug. 3, 1861) 
tions in New Mexico, 1861-62, being engaged in the Battle of Valverde, Feb. 
21, 1862, — Skirmish \\'ith Camanche Indians, Mar. 3, 1862, — and Action at 
(BvT. Majok, Feb. 21. 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Services 
at the Battle of Valveede, N. M. ) 
Peralta, Apr. 15, 1862; on frontier duty at Ft. Wise, Col., 1862-63; in com- 
mand of Regiment at Columbus, Kj'., Feb. 28 to Mar. 12, 1863, —Expedition 
to Tennessee River and Ft. Hineman. Kj'.. Mar. 12-19, 1863, — Columbus, Ky., 
Mar. 20-Apr. 20, 1863,— and Memphis, Ten., Apr. 24 to Oct. 8 1863; on 
March to Chattanooga, Knoxville, Ten., Murphy, N. C, and Huntsville, Ala., 
Oct. 8, 1863, to Jan. 1, 1864, being engaged in several skirmishes; in garrison 
and scouting about Huntsville, Jan. 1 to Mar. 2, 1864; in movement to St. 
Louis, Mo., and thence to Little Rock, Ark., Mar. 2 to June 9, 1864; in gan-i- 
son at, and scouting about Little Rock, Ark., June 9 to Sep. 8, 18G4; on leave 
of absence, Sep. 8 to Nov. 7, 1864; in command of Regiment at and about 
Little Rock, Ark., Nov. 7, 1864, to Jan. 12, 1866,— Ft. Smith, Ark., Jan. 21 to 
June 7, 1866,— March to New Mexico, June 7 to Sep. 8, 1866,— Ft. Craig, 
N. M., Sep. 8, to Oct. 3, 1866; on Recruiting service, Oct. 3, 1866, to Jan. 21, 

(Majoe, 2d Cavaley, Dec. 1, 1866) 
1867; on firojitier duty at Ft. Craig, N. M., Mar. -Apr., 1867. 



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NuMBEB. 1849. Class Kank. 



CLASS OF 184 9. 



1407 (Bom O.) QUTNCY A. GILLMORE (Ap'dO.).! 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
18i5, to July 1, 181:9, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Corps of ENorNEERs, July 1, 1819. 

Served: as Asst. Engineer in building Fts. Monroe and Calhoun, for the 
Defense of Hamjjton Roads, Va., 1849-52; at West Point, N. Y., attached to 
company of Sappers, Miners, and Pontouiers, 1852-G6; at the Militaiy Academy 

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Sep. 5, 1853) 
as Asst. Instiiictor of Practical Military Engineering, Nov. 15, 1852, to Sep. 15, 
185G, — Treasurer, Sep. 1, 1855, to Sep. 11, 1856, — and Quartermaster, Sep. 1, 
1855, to Sep. 15, 1856; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Monroe, 

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1856) 
Va., 1856; and in charge of the Engineer Agency at New York, for supjjljang 
and shipping materials for fortifications, &c., 1856-61, — and of Fortifications in 
New I'ork harbor, 1857-58. 

Served dming the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief En- 
gineer of the Port Royal Expeditionary Corps, 1861-62, being present at the 

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Aug. 6, 1861) 
Descent upon Hilton Head, S. C. Nov. 7, 1861. and was engaged in the con- 
struction of Fortifications on that Island, Nov., 1861-Jan., 1862; as Chief 
Engineer of the Siege of Ft. Pulaski, Ga., Feb. -Apr. 11, 1862, and in com- 

(BvT. Lieut.-Col., Apr. 11, 1862, for Gjuolant and Meritorious Services 

in the Capture op Ft. Pulaski, Ga. ) 

mand during its Bombardment and Capture, Apr. 10-11, 1862, being one of 

the Commissioners to an-ange the Terms of Capitulation of the place; on sick 

leave of absence, May-July, 1862; in assisting the Governor of New York in 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 28, 1862) 
forwarding State troops, Aug. 13-Sep. 12, 1862; in command of Division oper- 
ating from Co\'ington, Ky., Sep. 18-28, 1862, — of District of Western Virginia, 
Sep. 28-Oct. 14, 1862,— and of 1st Division, Army of Kentucky, Oct. 14, 1862- 
Jan. 25, 1863. — of District of Centi-al Kentucky, Jan. 25-Apr., 1863, — and 
of the U. S. Forces at the Battle of Somerset, Ky., Mar. 30, 1863; on leave of 

(BvT. Colonel, Mar. 30, 1863. for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

AT the Battle of Somerset, Ky. ) 

absence, Apr. -May, 1863; in command of the Department of the South, June 12, 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, June 1, 1863) 
1863, to Apr., 1864, and of 10th Army Corps, July 16, 1863, to June 17, 1864, be- 
ing engaged in command of the Operations against Charleston, S. C, comprising 
the Descent upon Morris Island, July 10, — Bombardment and Reduction of Ft. 
Sumter. Aug. 17-23. and Nov. 1-10. —and Siege and Capitulation of Ft. Wag- 
ner, July 10-Sep. 7, 1863; in command of 10th Army Corps, in Operations 

(Majok-General, U. S. Volunteers, July 10, 1863) 
on James River, near Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 5-June 17, 1864, being 
engaged in Actions of Swift Creek, May 9, and near Chester Station, May 10, 
1864, — Assault and Capture of the right of the enemy's intrenchments in front 
of Drury's Bluff, May 13, 1864,— Battle of Drury's Bluff", May 16, 1864,— De- 
fense of Bermuda Hundred, May 18 and 20, 1864,— and Reconnoissance of the 
enemy's lines before Petersburg, June 9, 1864; in command of two Divisions 
of 19th Army Corps, in Defense of Washington. D, C. July 11, 1864, and in 
Pursuit of the Rebels under General Early till July 14. 1864, when he was 
severely injured by the ftxU of his horse; on sick leave of absence on account of 
injuries, July 16 to Aug. 21, 1864; as President of Board for testing Ames' 



228 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEB. 1849. Class Kank. 

^Tought-irou Cannon, Oct. -Nov., 1864; on Tour of Inspection of Fortifications 

from Cairo, 111., to Pensacola, Fla., Nov. 28, 1864, to Jan. 30, 1865; in 

command of the Department of the South, Feb. 9 to Nov. 17, 1865; as Assist- 

(BvT. Bkig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Ser\t:ces in the Capture of Ft. Wagner, S. C. ) 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, fob Gallant and 

Meritorious Services in the Assault on Morris Island, S. C. , 

July 10, 1863, and the Bombardment and Demolition 

of Ft. Sumter) 

ant to the Chief Engineer, in charge of the 3d Division of the Engineer 

Bureau, at Washington, D. C., Dec. 5, 1865, to Nov. 8, 1866; as Member of a 

(Resigned Volunteer Commission, Dec. 5, 1865) 
special Board of Engineers to conduct experiments in connection with the 
use of Iron in the constniction of permanent fortifications, Sep. 11, 1866, to 
May 18, 1867, — of Board for examining and improving the Washington City 
Canal, Mar. 10 to July, 1866, — of Board for the examination of Engineer offi- 
cers for promotion, Dec. 28, 1866, to ; as Superintending Engineer 
of the Fortifications on Staten Island, N. Y., Nov. 15, 1866, to 

Civil History. — Degree of A. M. confeired by Oberlin College, Ohio, 
1856. Author of a work on the " Siege and Reduction of Ft. Pulaski, Ga," 
1862, — of a "Practical Treatise on Limes, Hydraulic Cements and Mor- 
tars," 1863, — and of "Engineer and Ai'tillery Operations against the Defenses 
of Charleston in 1863." 



1408. (Born Pa.) JOHN G. PARKE (Ap'd Pa.) .2 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1849. 
Served: as Asst. Top. Engineer in determining the Initial Point of the 
Boundary between Iowa and Minnesota, 1849-50, — in the Department of New 
Mexico, 1850-51, — and on Survey of the Little Colorado River, &c., N. M.. 
1851-52; as Secretary of the Board for the improvement of Lake Harbors and 
Western Rivers, 1852-53 ; as Asst. TojDb Engineer on Survey for Pacific Rail- 
road, in CaUfomia, 1853; in charge of Survey for Pacific Railroad on 32d parallel 
of latitude, 1853, — and of second Survey in Southern California, and on 32d 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, Apb. 18, 1854) 
parallel, 1854-56; as Engineer Secretary of Light-house Board, Apr. 24, 1856. 

(First Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1856) 
to Mar. 2, 1857; as Chief Astronomer and Survej-or for determining and 
marking the North-west Boundaiy between the United States and the British 
Provinces, according to the Treaty of 1846, Mar. 2, 1857, to 

Serv-ed during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Major-General 

(Captain, 13th Ineantby, May 14, 1861 : Declined) 

(Captain, Top Engineers, Sep. 9, 1861: Corps of Engineers, 

Mar. 3, 1863. 

Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina, Dec, 1861, to July, 1862, being en- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 23, 1861) 

gaged in the Combat of Roanoke Island, Feb. 7, 1862,— Battle of Newbern, 

Mar. 14, 1862, — and in command at the Bombardment and Reduction of Ft. 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Apr. 26, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

IN THE Capture of Ft. Macon, N. C. ) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 229 



NuMBEB. 1849. Class Rank. 



Macon, Apr. 25, 1862; in movement to Newport News, Fredericksburg, and 
Washington, D. C, July- Aug., 1862; in the Maryland Campaign, as 

(Majok-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteers, July 18, 1862) 
Chief of Staff of 9th Corps (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, 
being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862, — Bat- 
tle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — and Pursuit of the enemy to Warren- 
ton, Va., Oct -Nov., 1862; as Chief of Staff of Major-General Burnside, 
commanding Army of the Potomac, Nov. 7, 1862, to Jan. 25, 1863, in 
the Eappahanuock Campaign, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericks- 
burg, Dec. 13, 1862; in movement of 9th Corps to Kentucky, Mar., 1863; 
in command of 9th Corps while en route to the Siege of Vicksburg, and was 
present at its sun-ender, July 4, 1863 ; in command of Left Wing of Gen. Sher- 
man's Army in the Ee-occupation of Jackson, Mis., July 16, 1863; on return 
(BvT. Colonel, July 12, 1863, fok Gallant and Meeitoeious Services 

IN THE CaPTUEE OF JaCKSON, MiS. ) 

of 9th Corps to the Department of the Ohio, Aug., 1863; in East Tennessee, 
Campaign, being engaged in the Action of Blue Spring, Oct. 10-11, 1863, — 
Defense of Knoxville, Nov. 15-Dec. 5, 1863, — and Operations against the Eebels 
imder Gen. Longstreet, Jan. -Feb., 1864; in movement of 9th Corps from Ten- 
nessee to Virginia, Mar. 17-May 3. 1864; in the Eichmond Campaign (Army 
of the Potomac), May, 1864, being engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, 
May 5-6, 1864, — and Battles around Spottsylvania, May 9-20, 1864; on sick 
leave of absence, May-June, 1864; in Passage of James Eiver and March to 

(Major, Corps of Engineees, June 17, 1864) 
Petersburg, June 14-18, 1864; on sick leave of absence, July 4 to Aug. 13, 
1864; in command of 9th Corps (Army of the Potomac), in the Eichmond 
Campaign, being engaged in the Siege of Petersburg, Aug. 13, 1864, to Apr. 2, 
1865, — Combat of Peebles' Farm, Oct. 2, 1864, — Combat near Hatcher's Eun, 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Defense of Knoxvllle, Ten. ) 
Oct. 27, 1864, — Eepulse of Assault upon Ft. Steadman, Mar. 25, 1865, — Capture 
(BvT. Major-General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865. for Gallant and 
^Ieritorious Services at the Eepulse of Ft. Steadman, Va. ) 
of the Eebel Intrenchments before Petersburg, Apr. 2, 1865, — and Pursuit of 
the Eebel Armj' under General Lee, till its surrender, Apr. J, 1865, at Appo- 
mattox Court House; in command of the District of Alexandria, May to 
July 28, 1865, -and of Southern District of New York, July 28, 1865, to Jan. 15, 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 
1866; as Member of Board to make recommendations for Brevet appointments. 
Mar. 10 to June 22, 1866; in waiting orders, June 22 to Sep. 26, 1866; in 
resuming his duty as Chief Astronomer and Surveyor for determining and 
marking the North-west Boundary, according to the Treaty of 1846, between 
the United States and the British Provinces, Sep. 28, 1866, to 



1409. .(Bom Fla.) STEPHEN V. BENET (Ap'd Fla.). .3 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was gi'aduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1849. 

Served: as Asst. Ordnance Officer, at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1849-50; on 

Special duty in Ordnance Bureau, Washington, D. C, 1850-52; as Asst. Ord- 

(Second Lieut., Ordnance, July 10, 1851) 

nance Officer, at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., 1852-53; in command of Pikesville 

(First Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1853) 



230 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1849. Class Kaxk. 

Arsenal, Md., 1853-54; on Special duty in Ordnance Bureau, at Washington, 
D. C. 1854; on Coast Survey, Apr. 25 to July 10, 1854; as Asst. Ordnance 
Officer at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., 1854-59; and at the Military Academy, 1859-61, 
as Principal Asst. Professor of Geographj', History, and Ethics, Oct. 4, 1859, 
to Apr. 26, 1861. 

Served during the Kebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: at the Mili- 
tary Academy, 1861-64, as Instructor of Ordnance and Science of Gunnery, 
Apr. 26, 1861, to Feb. 1, 1864, being temporarily detached as Member of Ord- 

(CiPTAiN, Ordnance, Aug. 3, 1861) 

nance Board, Sep. 12, 1863. and Board for Examination of Ordnance Officers 

for Promotion; Sep. 19, 1863; Experimenting -with Parrott Guns at the West 

Point Foundry, Cold Spring, N. Y., 18G1-63; as Inspector of Cannon and 

Projectiles, Feb. 1 to Aug. 15, 1864; in command of Fraukford Arsenal and 

Inspector of Gunpowder, Aug. 17, 1864, to ; and as Member of 

(BvT. Major, and Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and 

Meritorious Ser\tces in the Ordnance Department) 

Board for the examination of Ordnance Officers for Promotion, May 20, 1867. 

(Major, Ordnance, Dec. 22, 1866) 

Civil History. — Translator, from the French of Jomini, of the "Campaign 
of Waterloo," 1853. Degree of A. M., conferred by the University of Georgia, 
1855. Author of a "Treatise on Military Laws, and the Practice of Courts- 
Martial," 1862. 



1410. (Bom N. H.).... THOMAS J. HAINES (Ap'd N. H. ) . . 4 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1849. 
Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1849. 
Sers'ed: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1849-50; at the MiUtary Academy, 
as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Feb. 9 to Aug. 31, 1850; in garrison at Ft. 
Monroe, Va., 1850-52; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Mathe- 
matics, Aug. 30, 1852, to Jan, 26, 1853 ; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 
1853,— and Ft. Moultrie. S. C, 1853; in Florida Hostilities against the Semi- 

(FiRST Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 9, 1853, to May 15, 1861) 
nole Indians, as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General, 1853-55; in garrison at Pensa- 
cola harbor, 1855-56; as Adjutant, 2d Artillery. Oct. 1, 1855, to Aug. 3, 1861; 
in Florida Hostilities against the Semiuole Indians, 1856; and in garrison at 
Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1856-57,— Ft. Mouroe, Va., 1857.— Ft. HamUton, N. Y., 
1857-59,— Ft. Leavenworth. Kan., 1859,— and at Ft. Monroe, Va., as Adjutant 
of the Artillery School for Practice, 1859-61. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Acting Asst, 
(Capt.\in, 13th Infantry, May 14, 1861: Declined) 
Adjutant-General of the Department of Virginia, June-Aug,. 1861; as Chief 

(Capt. Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, Aug. 3, 1861) 
Commissary of the Deijartment of the Missouri, Nov. 30, 1861, to Oct. 31, 

(Col. Staff — Additional Aide-de-Camp, May 1, 1862, to May 31, 1866) 
1862; as Chief Purchasing and Supervising Commissary in the Departments of 
the Missouri. Tennesseee, and the North-west, Oct. 31, 1862, to Feb. 2, 1865,— 

(M.\jor Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, Feb. 9, 1863) 
and the Territory embraced between the Mississippi, and New Mexico and 
Utah, as far south as Louisiana, Feb, 2, 1864. to Feb. 2, 1865; in Supervisory 



S. MILITAKY ACADEMY 231 



Number. 1849. Class Rank. 



charge of Affairs of the Subsistence Department in Illinois, and the Depart- 
ment of the Mississippi to the southern boundary of Arkansas, Feb. 2 to 
Mar. 10, 1865; as Chief Commissary of the Military Division of the Missouri, 
Mar. 10, 1865, — and in general charge of the Subsistence Department in the 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, 
Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious Services during 
the Rebellion) 
States of Minnesota. Iowa, Missouri. Kansas, and Arkansas, and in the Terri- 
tories of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Nebraska, Dakota, Montana, and the 
Indian Territory, since Dec. 5, 1865. 



1411. .(Born Pa.) JOHNSON K. DUNCAN (Ap'd 0.). .5 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy, from July 1, 

18-15, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Btt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1849. 

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in gar- 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artilleky Oct. 31, 1849) 

risonatFt. Sullivan, Me., 1850-52,— and Ft. Preble, Me., 1852, 1852-53; and 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Dec. 24, 1853) 
as Assistant on Northern Pacific Railroad Exploration, Apr. 14, 1853, to 
Dec. 9, 1854. 

Resigned, Jan. 31, 1855. 

Civil History. — Superintendent of Repairs of New Orleans, La., Branch 
Mint. Marine Hospital, and Quarantine Warehouse, and Pas a Loutre 
Boarding Station, La., 1856-59. Civil Engineer, Surveyor, and Architect, 
New Orleans, La., 1859-60. Chief Engineer of the Board of Public "Works of 
the State of Louisiana, 1860-61. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. 
Died, Jan., 1863, at Knox\tlle, Ten.: Aged 36. 



1412. . (Bom O.) V7ILLLA.M SILVEY (Ap'd 0.). .6 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1849. 

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in gar- 

(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Nov. 6, 1849) 

risonatFt. Sullivan, Me., 1850; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole 

Indians, 1850-53; on Recruiting service, 1853-54; in garri.son at Ft. Monroe, 

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Oct. 31, 1853) 
Va., 1854; at the Military Academy, 1854-57, as Asst. Professor of Geography, 
History and Ethics, Apr. 26, 18o4, to Aug. 16, 1856,— and Principal Asst. 
Professor, Aug. 16, 1856, to Nov. 1, 1857; and as Adiutant, 1st Artillery, July 1, 
1857, to May 14, 1861, at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1857-60,— Baltimore, Md., 
1860; and on leave of absence, 1860-61. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as General 
(Captain, 1st Artillery, May 14, 1861) 
Superintendent of Volunteer Recruiting Service, and Chief Mustering and 
Disbursing Officer for the State of Rhode Island, Dec, 1861, to Mar., 1864,— 



232 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1S49. Class Bank, 

and for the State of New Hampshire, Mar. 23, 1864, to Apr. 30, 1866; as Act- 
ing Asst. Provost-Marshal General for the State of Rhode Island, Mar. 1863, 
to Mar., 186-1,— and for the State of New Hampshire, Mar. 23, 1864, to Apr. 30, 
(BvT. Majoe, Mak. 30, 1865, foe JklEErroEions and Faithful Seevices 

IN THE ReCKUITMENT OF THE ArMIES OF THE UnITED StaTES) 

(Ba't. Lieut. -Col., Nov. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritobious Services 

IN connection with the Musteeing out of Service and Disbanding 

OF THE Volunteer Armies of the United States) 

1866; in command of his Regiment, Dec, 1863, to Jan. 1866; in garrison at 

Ft. Trumbull, Ct., May 9, 1866, to 



1413 . . (Born N. J. ) . . . BEBKMAN DU BARRY (Ap'd at Large) . . 7 

Military History — Cadet at the D. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, July 1, 1849. 

Served: in Florida against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; at the Military 

Academy as Asst. Professor of Geography, History and Ethics, Sep. 24, 1850, 

(Second Lieut., 3d Aetillery, Feb. 13, 1850) 
to Apr. 29, 1853; on Reconnoissance of Northern Route for Pacific Railroad, 
Apr. 29 to July 25, 1853; at the Military Academy as Asst Professor of French, 
Aug. 29, 1853, to May 3, 1854; on frontier duty at San Diego, Cal, 1854,— Ft. 

(First Lieut., 3d Aetelleey, Dec. 24, 1853, to May 14, 1861) 
Yuma, Cal, 1854-56.— Ft. Snelling, Min., 1856-57,— Expedition to the Yellow 
Medicine River, Min., 1857, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857-58, — QueUing 
Kansas Disturbances, 1857-58, — and Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1858-59; and at the 
MiliUry Academy as Principal Asst Professor of French, Aug. 31, 1859, to 
May 11, 1861. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Purchasing 
(Capt. Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, May 11, 1861) 
and Depot Commissaiy of Subsistence at Harrisburg, Pa., May 17 to Dec. 16, 
1861 ; as Chief of Commissariat for forces in the field in West Kentucky, West 
Tennessee, and Northern Mississippi, Jan. -Oct, 1862; as Purchasing and 
Depot Commissary at Cincinnati, 0., 1862, to Dec, 1864; and as Assistant in 

(Major Staff — Commissary of Subsistence, Feb. 9, 1863) 
in the Bureau of the Commissary-General of Subsistence at Washington, 
D. C, Dec. 20, 1864, to 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Mar. 13, 1865, for Meritorious Service 

during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Colonel, Mab. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Mebitorious Sebvices 

during the rebellion) 



1414. .(Bom N. Y. j . . . DEL AVAN D. PERKINS (Ap'dN. Y.)..a 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. ^lilitary Academy fi-om July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1849. 

Served: in garrison at Ft Monroe, Va., 1819-50; at the MiUtary Academy, 

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Mae. 31, 1850) 

as Asst Professor of Mathematics, Sep. 1, 1850, to Apr. 1, 1856; in garrison at 

(First Lieut. , 4th Artillery, May 27, 1854) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMT. 233 



NuMBEE. 1849. Class Kank. 

Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1856; in Florida Hostilities ap;ainst the Seminole Indians, 
1856-57; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, 1857, 1858, in quelling Kansas 
disturbances, — on Utah Expedition, 1858-60, being engaged with Hostile In- 
dians in Kirby Valley in Skirmishes, Aug, 11 and Sep. 6, 1860; on leave of 
absence, 1860-61; and in gan'isou at Ft. Washington, Md., 1861. 
Served during theRebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861-65: in Operations 
(^Captain, 16th Infantry, SIay 14, 1861; Declined) 
(Captain, 4th Artillery, May 17, 1861) 
on Upper Potomac, and in Shenandoah Valley, June 7, 1861, to Nov. 21, 

(ilAJOR Staff — .Additional Aide-de-Camp, Nov. 18, 1861) 
1862; Asst. Inspector of 12th Armj' Corps, with the rank of Lieut. -Colonel, 
Aug. 20, 1862, to Apr. 11, 1863; in command of Ft. Delaware, and in charge 
of Prisoners of War confined there, Nov. 21, 1862, to Mar. 16, 1863; as Assis- 
tant to the Provost-Marshal of the State of Connecticut, Apr. 25, 1863, to 

(Major Staff — Asst. Adjdtant-General, June 1, 1864) 
July 7, 1864; and as Assistant in the Adjutant-General's Office at Washington, 
D. C, July 7, 1864, to Jan. 6, 1865. 

Died, Jan. 6, 1865, at Washington, D. C. : Aged 38. 



1415. . (Bora Pa.) ABSALOM BAIRD (Ap'd Pa.). .9 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1845. to July 1, 1849. when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut. 2d Artillery, July 1, 1849. 

Served: in garri.son at Ft. Monroe, Va.. 1849-50,— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y,, 

(Second Lieut. 1st Artillery, Apr. 1, 1850) 

1850; in Florida Hostilities, against the Seminole Indians, 1850-51, 1852-53; 

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Dec. 24, 1853 to May, 14, 1861) 
at the ilUtary Academy, 1853-59, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Jan. 19, 
1853, to Sep. 9, 1856, — and Principal Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 
Sep. 9, 1856, to Aug. 31, 18.59; on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1859-60, 
— and Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1860; and in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 
1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 
of Light Battery, in Defense of Washington, D. C, Mar. 10 to May 11, 1861; 

(BvT. Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, May 11, 1861) 
as Assistant in the Adutant-General's Office, Washington, D. C. , May 11 to July 2, 
1861; as Adjutant-General of General Tyler's Division in the Defenses of Wash- 
ington, and in the Manassas Campaign, July 2-25, 1861, being engaged in the 
Action of Blackburn's Ford. July 18, 1861 , —and Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861 ; 
as Assistant in the Adjutant-General's Department, July 25, to Nov. 21, 1861; on 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, Aug. 3, 1861) 
Inspection duty in the War Department, Nov. 21, 1861, to Mar., 1862; as In- 

(Major Staff — Asst. Inspector-General, Nov. 12, 1861) 
spector-General and Chief of Staff of the 4th Corps (.\rmy of the Polomac), in 
the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, Mar. -May. 1862. being engaged in the Siege 
ofYorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862,— and Battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 1862; 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 28, 1862) 
in command of 27th Brigade (Army of the Ohio \ May-Sep., 1862, being en- 
gaged in the Capture of Cumberland Gap, June, 1862, — and its Occupation, till 
evacuated, Sep.. 1862; in command of 3d Division (Army of Kentucky), about 
Lexington and Danville, Oct. , 1862, to Jan. , 1863 ; in Operations in Tennessee, 



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NuMBEE. 1849. Class Rank. 



Feb. -June, 1863, being engaged in the Defense of Franklin, Mar. 5-June 2, 
1863, and Eepulse of Van Dorn's Assault upon the place, Apr. 10, 1863, — and 
Skirmish at Triune, June 11, 1863; in Major-Greneral Rosecrans' Tennessee 
Campaign, June 24 to Oct. 10, 1863, being engaged in the Advance upon Tul- 
lahoma, June 21-July 4, 1863,— Capture of^ Shelby ville, June 27, 1863,— 
Crossing the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River, Aug, 15-Sep. 4, 
1863, — Action at Dug Gap, Pigeon Mountain, Gra., Sep. 11, 1863, — Battle of 
Chickamauga, Sep. 19-20, 1863,— Skirmish at Rossville, Sep. 21, 1863,— and 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col, Sep. 20, 1863, foe Gallant and Meritoeious See\^ces 
AT THE Battle of Chick.\mauga, Ga. ) 
Occupation of Chattanooga, Sep. 21-Oct. 10, 1863; in command of Division, 
14th Army Corps, in Occupation of and Operations about Chattanooga, Oct. 10, 
1863, to Apr., 1864, —Battle of Missionary Ridge, Nov. 23-25, 1863, —Pursuit of 
(BvT. Colonel, Nov. 24, 1863, fou Gall.4NT and Meeitoeious Services 
AT THE Battle of Chattanooga, Ten, ) 
the enemy to Ringgold, Nov. 26. 1863, -Reconnoissance toward Dalton, Feb. 25, 
1864,— and Skirmishes at Tunnel Hill, Apr. 29 and May 2, 1864; in the Inva- 
sion of Georgia, May 4 to Dec, 21, 1864, being engaged in the Battle of Resacca, 
May 14, 1864, — Pursuit of the enemy, with constant sku-mishing. May 17-28, 
1864,— Movement against Pine Mountain, with almost daily severe engage- 
ments. May 28 to June 20, 1864,— Battles of Kenesaw Mountain, June 20 
to July 2, 1864;— Action at Vining's Stixtion, July 9, 1864,— Combat at Peach 
Tree Creek, July 20, 1864,— Siege of Atlanta, July 22-Sep. 2, 1864, including 
the Actions at Utoy Creek, Aug. 4-5, 1864,— Battle of Jonesboro, Sep. 1, 
1864,— Surrender of Atlanta, Sep. 2, 1864, and Occupation of the place, 
Sep. 8-27, 18(;4,— Pursuit of Rebels under General Hood, Sep. 28-Nov. 15, 
1864,— March to the Sea, with numerous Actions and Skirmishes, from At- 
lanta to Savan-nah, Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, 18G4,— and Surrender of Savannah, 
Dec. 21, 1861; in the Invasion of the Caroliuas, Jan. 15 to Apr. 26, 1865, being 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. I, 1864, for Faithful 
Services and Distinguished Conduct dubing the Atlanta Cam- 
paign, AND PaETICULARLY IN THE BaTTLES OF ReSACCA AND 

Jonesboro, and for General Good Conduct in 
Command of his Division against 
Savannah) 
engaged in the Battle of Bentonville, N. C, Mar. 20, 1865,— Capture of Raleigh, 
Apr. 13, 1865,— in the various long Marches of the Campaign, —and Surrender 
of the Rebel Army, under General J. E. Johnston, at Durham Station, N. C, 
Apr. 26, 1865; on' the March to Washington, D. C, and thence to Louisville, 
(BvT. Brig. -General, Mar. 13, 1865, for G.iLL.^NT and Meritorious 
Services in the Capture of Atlant-v Ga. ) 
Ky., Apr. -June, 1865: in command of the District of Delaware and Eastern 
(BvT. M.\J. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 
Shore of Maryland, Aug. 5-Sep. 19, 1865; as Asst. Commissioner of Refu- 
gees, Freedmon, and Abandoned Lands, for the State of Louisiana, head- 
quarters at New Orleans, Nov. 1, 1865, to Sep. 17, 1866; in command of the 
Department of Louisiana, May 28 to Aug. 15, 1866; awaiting orders, Sep. 17 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Sep. 1, 1866) 
to Dec. 1, 1866; and as Inspector-General of the Department of the Lakes, 
Dec. 1, 1866, to 



1416 (Born Ten. ) . . . . WILLIAM A. NIMMO ( Ap'd Ten. ) . . 10 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. ^Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1849. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 235 



Number. 1S49. Class Eank. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1849; in Florida Hos- 
tilities against the Seminole Indians, 1850; in garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 

(Second Lieut., 4th AKTiLLEra', Ape. 30, 1850) 
1850,— Ft. Washington, Md., 1850-53,— Ft Independence, Mas., 1853-54,— Ft. 

(FiKST Lieut., -Ith Artillery, Dec. 18, 1854) 
Brown, Tex., 1854-55, — and Ringgold BaiTacks, Tex., 1855; and on sick leave 
of absence, 1855-56. 

Died, Mae. 12, 1856, at Robertson City, Ten. : Aged 28. 



1417 . . (Born Ind. ) MILTON COGSW13LL ( Ap'd Ind. ) . . 11 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Jlilitary Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 184y, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1849. 
(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Aug. 4, 1849) 

Served: in garrLsou at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1849; on frontier duty at 
Ft. Graham, Tex., 1850; at the Military Academy, 1851-56, as Asst. Professor 
of Mathematics, Aug. 29, 1851, to July 6, 1852, — and as Asst. Instructor of In- 
fantry Tactics, July 6, 1852, to Sep. 30, 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Stanton, 

(First Lieut., 8th Infantry, Aug. 15, 1855) 
N. M., 1856-57,— Ft. Marcv, N. M., 1857,— Escorting Topographical party in 
New Mexico, 1857,— Ft. Marcy, N. M., 1857-58,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1858,— 
Ft. Marcy, N. M., 1858, — Scouting, 1858, being engaged against the Navajo 
Indians in a Skirmish near Sun Juan River, N. M., Oct. 6, 1858, — Ft. Defiance, 
N. M., 1858,— Ft. Marcy, N. M., 1859,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1859,— Ft. Mar- 
cy, N. M., 1859, — escorting Exploring Expedition to discover the Junction of 
the Grand and Green Rivers, 1859,— and Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1859-60; and on 
Recruiting service, 1860-61. 

Served during the RebelUon of the Seceding States, 1861-06: in guarding 

(Captain, 8th Infantry, May 13, 1861) 

Upper Potomac, July-Oct, 1861, being engaged in the Combat of Ball's Bluflf, 

(Colonel 42d N. Y. Volunters, July 1, 1861: 2d Heavy Artillery, 

Sep. 29, 1862) 

Oct. 21, 1861, where he was captured and held as Prisoner of War till exchanged, 

(Bvt. Major, Oct. 21, 1861, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

at the Battle of Ball's Bluff, Va. ) 

Sep. 21, 1862; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Sep. 1862, to Apr. 1863; 

(Resigned Volunteer Commission, Apr. 8, 1863) 
as Commis.sary of Musters, 7th Armv Corps, Apr. -Dec, 1863; in command of 
8th Iut"iiutry at Ft. Columbus, N. Y.,' Dec. 31, 1863, to Apr. 13. 1864, —and also 
Provost-Marshal General, 9th Army Corps, in the Richmond Campaign, May 3, 
(Bvt. Lieut. -Col, July 30, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
IN Front of Petersburg, Va. ) 
to Sep. 17, 1864; on Recruiting service, Sep. 17, 1864, to Feb. 7, 1865; in com- 

(Major, 8th Infantry, Oct. 8, 1864) 
mand of General Recruiting Depot and Post of Ft. Columbus, N. Y., Feb. 7 to 
(Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for G.allant and Meritorious Services 
during the rebellion) 
June 10, 1865; in garrison at Baltimore, Md., June 27, 1805, to July 10, 1866; 
as Acting Judge-Advocate of the Department of North Carolina. July 10 to 
Oct. 30, 18(;6; as Asst. Commissary of Musters, Department of North Carolina, 
Auf£. 4 to Nov. .30, 1866; as Asst. Commissioner of Freedmen's Bureau, Central 
District of North Carohna, Nov. 8, 1866, to Apr. 20, 1867; in garrison at 
Fayettevill ;, N. C, Apr. 20, 1867, to 



236 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1849. Class Eank. 

1418. (Born Ky.) ..EDWARD D. STOCKTON (Apd Ky.)..12 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1849. 
Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Aug. 31, 1849. 
Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in gar- 
rison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1850; on frontier duty at Ft. Merrill, Tex., 
1850, 1851-52; and at the Military Academy, 185*2-56, as Asst. Professor of 
Natural and Experimental Philosophy, May 6, 1852, to Oct. 9, 1855, — and 

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, Mae. 2, 1853) 
Principal Asst. Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Oct. 9, 
1855, to Sep. 30, 1856; and en route to join his company, 1856-57, when he 
Died, Mae. 13, 1857, at San Antonio, Tex. : Aged 28. 



1419. .(Bom Vt.) EDWARD R. PLATT (Ap*d Vt.). .13 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1849. 
Served: in Florida Hostilities, against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in gar- 
rison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1850-53; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Pro- 

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 8, 1850) 
fessor of French, Feb. 15, to June 18, 1853; on frontier duty at Ft. Smith, 
Ai-k, 1853,— and Ft. Washita, I T., 1853; in Florida Hostihties, against the 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Oct. 8, 1853) 
Seminole Indians, 1854-55; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of 
French, Oct. 5, 1855, to Aug. 31, 1859; and on frontier duty at Ft. Leaven- 
vsrorth, Kan., 1859-60,— and Ft. Brown, Tex., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Defense 
of Ft. Pickens, Fla., Apr. 19, to June 27, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of 

(Captain, 2d Artillery, May 15, 1861) 
July 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21, 1861; in the 
(BvT. Major, July 21, 1861. for Gallant and Meritorious 
Services at the Battle of Bull Run, Va. ) 
Defenses of Washington, D. C Aug., 1861, to Jan. 1862; on sick leave of 
absence, Jan. -May, 1862; intheVirginiaPeninsular Campaign (Army of the Po- 
tomac), May-July, 1862, being engaged in the Combat of West Point, May 7, 
1862,— Battle of Gaines' Mill, Juue^27, 1862,— and Battle of Glendale, June 30, 
1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, be- 
(Lieut.-Col. Staff — Asst. Inspector-General of 6th Army Corps, 
Aug. 20, 1862, to Nov. 2, 1863) 
ing present at the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862,— and Battle of 
Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Poto- 
mac), Dec, 1862, to May, 1863, being engaged in Battle of Fredericksburg, 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Dec. 13, 1862, for Gall.\nt and Meritorious Services 
at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va. ) 
Dec. 13, 1862,— and in command of Artillery covering bridges at Fredericks- 
burg, during the Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2-4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania 
(Major Staff — Judge-Advocate General of Army of the Potomac, 
Nov. 2, 1863, TO July 28, 1865) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 237 



NuiiBEE. 1S49. Class Eank. 

Campaign (Army of the Potomac), July, 1863, being present at the Battle of 
Gettysburg, July 2-3, 1863; on the Staff of Major-General Meade, in the Rap- 
idau Campaign, June-July, 1864; at the Military Academy, as Acting Professor 
of Spanish, July 27, 1864, to Mar., 4, 1865,— and Asst. Instructor of Artil- 
lery Tactics, Mar. 14 to July 24, 1865; in command of company at Angel 
Island, San Francisco harbor, Cal., Sep., 1865-May, 1866, — and San Jose', Cal., 
May, 1866, to ; and Judge-Advocate of the Department of California, 

Apr. 1, 1866, to 



1420 . (Bom Md. ) . . . CHAUNCE Y McKEEVER* . . (Ap'd at Large) . . 14 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. SEC0>rD Lieut., 1st Aktillert, July 1, 1849. 
Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in gar- 
(Second Lieut. , 3d Aetilleey, July 27, 1850) 
rison at Ft. Independence, Mas., 1851, — Ft. Adams, R. I., 1851, — and Ft. Inde- 
pendence, Mas., 1851; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Mathe- 
matics, Aug. 29, 1851, to Sep. 6, 1855; on frontier duty at San Francisco, 

(Fiest Lieut., 3d Aetillery, Dec. 24, 1853, to May 14, 1861) 
Cal, 1855, — and in Indian Hostilities on Puget Sound, Wash., 1855-56; in 
garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1857-58; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, 
Kan., 1858,— Utah Expedition, 1858-59,— March to Oregon, 1859,— and at Ft. 
Vancouver Wash., 1859-60; and on leave of absence, 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Instructor 
of Artillery to Major W. T. Sherman's command at Washington, D. C, 
May 28-June 12, 1861; as Asst. Adjutant-General on the staff of General Heint- 

(Bvt. Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Geneeal, July 1, 1861) 
zelman, June 12-July 31, 1861, — and on the staff of General McDowell, 
July 31-Aug. 3, 1861, being engaged in the Defenses of Washington, and the 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Ad.jutant-Geneeal, Aug. 3, 1861) 
Manassas Campaign, participating in the Battle of BuU Run, July 21, 1861; as 
Asst. Adjutant-General on the staff of General Fremont, commanding Western 
Department, Aug. 28 to Nov. 20, 1861; as Mustering Officer for the District of 
Columbia, Jan. 11 to Mar. 10, 1862; as Chief of Staff of 3d Army Corps, 
Mar. 13. to Nov. 24, 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the 
Potomac), Mar. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5- 
May 4, 1862,— Battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 1862,— Action of Oak Grove, 
June 25, 1862,— Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862,— and Battle of Malvern 
Hill, July 1, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug.-Sejj., 1862, 
Vjeing engaged in the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862 ; in the Defenses of 
(Lieut. -Coii. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Gexeeal of 3d Army Coeps, 
Aug. 20 to Dec. 31, 1862) 
Washington, D. C, Sep. -Nov., 1862; on Special duty in the War Department, 
Nov. 24, 1862, to Mar. 18, 1863; and as Assistant in the Provost- Marshal Gen- 
eral's Bureau at Washington, D. C, in charge of Disbursing Accounts for 
Recruiting and Organizing Volunteers, Mar. 18, 1863, to Aug. 11, 1866; 
(Majoe Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Geneeal, July 17, 1862) 
(Bvt. Lieut. -Colonel, Sep. 24, 1864, fob Meritoeious and Faithful 
Seevices dueing the Rebellion) 



• Son of Commodore McKeevek,U. S. Navy. 



238 GEADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1849. Class Rank. 

awaiting orders, Aug. 11 to Oct. 4, 1866; and as Adjutant-General of the 

(BvT. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Diligent. Faithful, and Meritorious 

Services in the Adjutant-General's Department, during the 

Rebellion) 

(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

Department of the Missouri, Oct. 4, 1866, to 



1421 . . (Bom Ala.) "WILLIAM H. LEWIS (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 15 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1849. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Brady, Mich., 1849,— Ft. Merrill, Tex., 
(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Oct. 7, 1849) 
1850,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1850,— Corpus Christi, Tex.. 1850-51,— Ft. Smith, 
Ark., 1851,— March to Texas, 1851,— Phantom Hill, Tex., 1851,— Clear Fork 
of the Brazos, Tex., 1851-53,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1853-54,— Scouting, 
1854, —Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1854, — Scouting, 1854, — and Ringgold Bar- 
racks, Tex. , 1854-55 ; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Infantry 

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Tactics, Nov. 5, 1855, to Aug. 30, 1856; as Adjutant, 5th Infantry, Nov. 1, 
1856, to June 6, 1857; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 
1856-57; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1857; on Utah Expedition, 
1857-59, — and on Navajo Expedition, 1860; on leave of absence, 1860; and on 
frontier duty, conducting Recruits to New Mexico, 1860, — at Ft. Fauntleroy, 
N. M., 1860-61,— on Navajo Expedition, 1861,- and'at Ft. Fauntleroy, N. M., 
]861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Operations 
(Captain, 5th Infantry, May 7, 1861) 
in New Mexico, 1861-65,— at Ft. Marcy, July-Dec, 1861,— Ft. Union, Jan.- 
Mar., 1862,— engaged in the Action of Apache Canon, Mar. 28, 1862,— bearer of 
(BvT. Major, Mar. 28, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT THE Battle of Apache CaSon, N. M. ) 
flag of truce within the enemy's lines, Mar.-Apr., 1862, — engaged in the 
Action of Peralta, Apr. 15, 1862,— at Ft. Craig, Apr. -Aug., 1862,— Los Pinos, 
(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Apr. 15, 1862, for G.\llant and Meritorious 
Services at the Battle of Peralta, N. M. ) 
Sep. -Nov., 1862,— Albuquerque, Nov., 1862-Oct., 1863,— and as Commissary 
of Musters and Superintendent of Volunteer Recruiting Service for the Depart- 
ment of New Mexico, Oct. 16, 1863, to June 22, 1865; en route to join 18th 

(Major, 18th Infantry, July 14, 1864) 
Infantry, July, 1865-Jan., 1866; and in command of 3d Battalion, 18th In- 
fantry, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Jan. 27 to May 17, 1866,— March to Camp 
Douglas, Dak., May 17 to July 19, 1866,— in command of Camp Douglas, 
Dak., July 19, 1866, to 

(Transfeebed to 36th Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866) 



U. S. MILITAKY ACADEMY. 239 



NuMBEE. 1849. Class Eank. 

1422. (Bom Mas.) JOHN KELLOGG (Ap'd Mas.). .1€ 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Byt. Second Lieut., Ith Aktilleky, July 1, 1849. 

Served: in garrison at Jeft'erson Barracks, Mo., 1849-50; on frontier duty at 
Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850, — and Pawnee Fork, 1850; in garrison at Ft. 

(Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Sep. 7, 1850) 
Preble, Me., 1850-52, —Ft. Sulhvan, Me., 1852-53, —Ft. Snelling, Min., 

(FiEST Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Dec. 24, 1853, to May 14, 1861) 
1853-54, — and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1854; on frontier duty at San Francisco, 
Cal., 1854,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1854,— Ft. Dalles, Or., 1854,— Ft. Van- 
couver, Wash., 1854-55, — Benicia. Cal., 1855, — Quartermaster and Commis- 
sary Depot, San Diego, Cal., 1855-57, — Benicia, Cal., 1857-58. — conducting 
Recruits to Cahfornia, 1858,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1858-59, —Ft. Dalles. Or., 
1859,— San Juan Island, Wash., 1859,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash,, 1859-60,— 
Expedition against Snake Indio-ns, being engaged in a Skirmish near Harney 
Lake, Or., May 24, I860,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1860-61,— and San Fran- 

(CaPT. St.^F — COMMISSAEY OF SUBSISTENCE, AuG. 3, 1861) 

Cisco harbor, Cal., 1861; and as Adjutant, 3d ArtiUeiy, June 17 to Sep. 17, 
1861. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-65: in command 
of his Kegiment at San Francisco, Cal., Sep. 12 to Nov. 8, 1861; as Commis- 

(CoLONEL, 5th Califoenia Volunteees, Sep. 12 to Nov. 8, 1861) 
sary at San Francisco Depot, Cal., Nov. 8, 1861, to July 2, 1864; and as Chief 

(Majoe Staff — Commissaey of Subsistence, June 29, 1864) 
Commissary of Subsistence of the Middle Department during Operations in 
Shenandoah Valley, Aug. 19, 1864, to Apr. 25, 1865, with the rank of Lieut- 
Colonel of Volunteers, from Sep. 21, 1864. 

Died, Ape. 25, 1865, at Ft. Moneoe, Va. : Aged 39. 



1423. (Born Ten.) JOHN C. MOORE (Ap'd Ten. ).. 17 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and -promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, July 1, 1849. 

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; on 

(Second Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, Sep. 10, 1850) 

frontier duty at Santa F^, N. M., 1851-53,— and Ft. Union, N. M. 1853-54; 

(Fiest Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, Oct. 18, 1853) 
in garrison at Baton Eouge, La., 1854; and on leave of absence, 1854-55. 
Resigned, Feb. 28, 1855. 

Civil History. — School Teacher, in Tennessee, 1855-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1424. .(Born Mas.) RUFUS SAXTON (Ap'd Mas.). .18 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military A(iademy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, July 1, 1849. 



240 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1849. Class Rank. 

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; on 
(Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleky, Sep. 12, 1850) 
frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1850-52, — on Northern Pacific Eailroad Ex- 
ploration and Survey, Apr. 14, 1853, to May 17, 1854; in garrison at Ft. 
Niagara, N. Y., 1854,— Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 1854-55,— and Ft. Independence, 

(FiEST Lledt., 4th Aetilleey, Mae. 2, 1855, to July 3, 1861) 
Mas., 1855; on Coast Survey, Dec. 21, 1855, to May 2, 1859; at the Military 
Academy as Asst. Instructor of Artillery Tactics, June 14, 1859, to Sep. 11, 
1860; and on leave of absence in Europe, 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 
of detachment of Artillery at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., Feb. -June, 1861, being 
engaged in breaking up the assemblage of Secessionists at Camp Jackson, 
May 10, 1861; as Chief Quartermaster on the staff of General Lyon, in Mili- 

(Capt. State— Asst. Quaeteemastee, May 13, 1861) 
tary Operations in Missouri, June-July, 1861, — on the staff of Major-General 
McClellan, in Western Virginia Campaign, July, 1861, — of Expeditionary 
Corps to Port Royal, S. C, Sep. -Nov., 1861, — and of the Department of the 
South, Nov., 1861, to Apr., 1862; in command of the Defenses of Harper's 

(Beig. -Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Ape. 15, 1862) 
Ferrv, Va., May-June, 1862; as Military Governor of the Department ot tne 
South, July, 1862, to Jan. 16, 1865, being charged with the Organization and Re- 
cruiting of Colored troops, Aug., 1862, to Jan., 1865; in command of the 
District of Beaufort, S. C, Feb., 1863, to Jan., 1865; and as Commissioner 
of Mihtary Reservations, &c., Nov., 1863, to Jan., 1865; as Inspector of Settle- 
ments and Plantations, Department of the South, Jan. 16 to May 18, 1865. — 

(BvT. Majoe-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Jan. 12, 1865) 
and Superintendent of Volunteer Recruiting service, Feb. 14 to May 18, 1865; 
as Asst. Commissioner of Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 

(Bvt. Majoe, Bvt. Lleut.-Col., Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Beig. -Genee.al, 
U. S. Aemy, Mae. 13, 1865, fob Faithful and Meeitoeious Sebvices 

DUEING THE REBELLION) 

for the States of South Carolina and Georgia, May 18, 1865, and of Florida, 
June 8, 1865, to Jan. 9, 1866; on General Inspecting duty in Freedmen's 
Bureau, Jan. 9-28, 1866; in settling accounts in Washington, D. C, Feb. 23 

(MUSTEEED OUT OF VoLUNTEEE SeEVICE, JaN. 15, 1866) 

to Apr. 10, 1866; on leave of absence, Apr. 10 to Jan. 25, 1866; as Chief 

Quartermaster on Northern Frontier, June 25, 1866, to Apr. 11, 1867, — and of 

the Third Mihtary District (Georgia, Florida and Alabama), Apr. 11, 1867, to 

Majob Staff — Quaeteemastee, July 29, 1866. 



1425. .(Bom Ga.) THOMAS "WRIGHT (Ap'd Ga. ) . . 19 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Ldeut., 7th Infantey, July 1, 1849. 
Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in 
(Second Lieut., 2d Infantey, Oct. 16, 1849) 
garrison at Benicia, Cal., 1851; Escorting Indian Commissioners, 1851; in 
gaiTison at Benicia, Cal., 1851; Expedition to Port Orford, Or., 1851; in gar- 
rison at Benicia, Cal., 1851-53; on frontier duty at Ft. Miller, Cal., 1853-54; 

(FiEST Lieut., 2d Infantey, Feb. 5, 1855) 
on Recruiting Service, 1854; and on frontier duty on Sioux Expedition, 1855, 
—Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1855,— Farm Island, Missouri River, 1855-56,— Ft. Look- 
out, Dak., 1856,— and Ft. Randall, Dak., 1856-57. 

Died. Oct. 12. 1857, at Ft. Randall. Dak. : Aged 29. 



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NtJMBEK. 1849. Class Kank. 



1426. ( Born Ct.) HORACE P. DE LANO (Ap'd N. Y.). 20 

Military BKstory. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
184:5, to July 1, ISIQ, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Btt. Second Lieut., 1st Deagoons, July 1, 1849. 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1850; on frontier 
(Second Lieut, 2d Dragoons, Jan. 13, 1850) 
duty, at Austin, Tex.. 1851,— Ft. Croghan, Tex., 1851,— and Ft. Mason, Tex., 
1851-52; at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1853; and on frontier 
duty at Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1853-54,— Ft. Craig, N. M., 1854,— Scouting 
against Apache Indians, 1854, being engaged in a Skirmish at Aqua Caliente, 
N. M., Apr. 8, 1854, -and at Ft. Bhss, Tex., 1854. 

Died, IVIat 24, 1854, at Ft. Bliss, Tex. : Aged 28. 



1427. (Bom Ind.) DANIEL McCLURE * (Ap'd Ind. ) . . 21 

Dffilitary History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Mounted Kifles, July 1, 1849. 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1849-50; and on 
frontier duty, at Ft, Laramie, Dak., 1850. 

Resigned, Nov. 30, 1850. 

Civil History.— Counsellor at Law, Martinsville, Ind., 1851-56. District 

Attorney, for Brown, Monroe, and Morgan Counties, Ind, 1852-54. Colonel, 

Indiana Militia, 1854-58. Secretary o^ State of the State of Indiana, 
1856-58. 

Military History. — Served in paying troops in the Department of Texas, 
1858-61. 

(Majoe Staff — Paymaster, Oct. 23, 1858. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief 

Paymaster for the State of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, 

June, 1862, to Sep. 19, 1864; on leave of absence, Oct. 22, 1864, to Feb. 14, 

1865; as Chief Paymaster at New Orleans, La., Feb. 14 to May 17, 1865; as 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Mae. 13, 1865, fok Faithful and Meeitorious 

Services during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Colonel, Mae. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious Services 

IN the Pay Department) 

Chief Paymaster for the District of Indiana and Illinois, May 17, 1865, to June, 

(Col. Staff — Asst. Paymaster-General, July 28, 1866) 
1867,— and of the District of New Orleans, La., June 24, 1867, to 



1428. (Bom Ct. )... EDWARD MoK. HUDSON (Ap'd Ct.). .22 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July I, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army tcf 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1849. 
Served: in the Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849-50; in 
(Second Lieut. 4th Artillery, Sep. 12, 1850) 

• Was named Daniel W. McClure when lie was graduated. 
16 



242 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1849. Class Bane. 



garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1851,— Ft. Johnston, N. C, 1851-52,— and 
Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 1852-53; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 
1853-55, — as Aide-de-Camp to Brig. -General Harney, June 15 to July 18, 1855, 

(First Lieut., 4th Aethlekt. Apk. 30, 1855) 
—on Sioux Expedition, 1855, being engaged in the Action of Bhie "Water, N. M. , 
Sep. 3, 1855, and Skirmish. Sep. 19, 1855, — Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1855-56. — 
and Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1856; in Florida Hostilities, against the Seminole 
Indians, 1856-57; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, quelling Kansas Dis- 
turbances, 1857,— Ft. Kearny, Neb. 1858-59,— and Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1859-60; 
on leave of absence, 1860-61; and in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1861,- 
andFt. Wood, N. Y., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 
of a detachment of Recruits which left Ft. Columbus, N. Y, Apr. 8, 1861, in 
the steamer Baltic, to reinforce Ft. Sumtei-, and returned Apr. 18. 1861; 
in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y, Apr. 18-Maj'' 8, 1861, — and Ft. McHeni-y, 

(Capt.\in, 14th Infantbt, Mat 14, 1861) 
Md., May 13-June 7, 1861; in guarding Upper Potomac, June 7- Aug. 4, 1861, 
being engaged in the Skirmish near Martinsburg. Va.. July 2, 1861; as Aide- 
de-Oamp to Major-General McCleUan, Aug. 8, 1861, to Mar. 31, 1863; 
(Lieut. -CoL. Staff — Additiox-vl .\ide-de-Camp, Sep. 28, 1861, to 
Mar. 31, 1863) 
at headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Washington, D. C, Aug.. 1861, 
Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, Mar. -Aug., 1862, being 
engaged in the Siege of Yorktown. Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, — Occupation of 
Williamsburg, May 6, 1862,— Battle of Fair Oaks, May 31-June 1, 1862,— and 
Operations of the Seven Days' change of base to the James River, June 26 - 
July 2, 1862; in the MaiTlaud Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 

1862, being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14. 1862,— Battle of 
Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862,— and March to Warrentou, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862 ; 
awaiting orders, Nov., 1862, to Aug., 1863; in command of 1st Battalion, 14th 
Lifantry, in Operations in Central Virginia (Army of the Potomac), Sep, 9, 

1863, to May 6, 1864, being engaged in the Demonstration on the Rebel posi- 
tion at Mine Run, Nov, 29-30, 1863,— and Battle of the Wilderness, May 5, 

1864, where he was wounded; as Acting Inspector-General of the Department 
of the Missouri. Aug. to Dec. 7, 1864, — and as Acting Asst. Inspector-General 
of the District of Western New York, at Elmira, N. Y., Dec. 19, 1864, to 
Mar. 9, 1865; in command of Regiment at Hart Island, N. Y., and in the field, 

(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Seevices 

DURING THE REBELLION) 

Mar.-June, 13, 1865; on leave of absence, June-July, 1865; as Superintendent 
of Regimental Recruiting service at Hart Island, N. Y, Aug. -Sep., 1865; in 
command of 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry, en route to California, and at San 

(Major, 15th Infantry, Nov. 4, 1865) 
Francisco, Oct. 16, 1865, to Jan. 4, 1866; in command of Mount Vernon 
Arsenal, Ala., May 20 to Sep. 10, 1866,— and of Mobile, Ala., Oct. 2, 1866, to 
Apr. 18, 1867. 



1429 . (Born Ten.) JOHN WITHERS (Ap'd Mis.) . .23 

Military History.— ^Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the .\rmy to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served: on frontier duty, at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1849-50; in garrison at De- 

(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Jan. 31, 1850) 

troit Barracks, Mich., 1850-51,— Ft. Brady, Mich., 1851-52,— and Ft Colum- 



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NuMBEK. 1849. Class Rank. 

bus, N. Y.. 1852; on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1852, — Columbia Barracks, 
Wash., 1852-53, — and Ft. VancouTer, Wash., 1853-54; as Quartermaster, ith 
Infantry, Sep. 30, 1853, to Sep. 10, 1856, — constructing Umpqua Valley Road, 

(FcRST LrEUT., 4th Infantry, July 31, 1854) 
Or., 1854, — and at Ft. Vancouver, Or., 1854-55; as Asst. Adjutant-General 

(BvT. Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Geneeal, June 27, 1856) 

of the Department of Texas, Feb. 10, 1857, to June 10, 1859, and from Dec. 21, 

1859, to Sep. 15, 1860; and as Assistant in the Adjutant-General's Office at 

Washington, D. C, Oct. 3, 1860, to Mar. 1, 1861. 

Resigned, Mar 1, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1430 . . (Born Pa. ) . . . . "WASHINGTON C. TUVIS . . (Ap'd at Large. ) . . 24 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Btt. Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, July 1, 1849. 
Served at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1849-50. 

Resigned, May 12, 1850. 
After his resignation he entered the Turkish Army as Bim-bachi (Command- 
ant or Major), Feb. 4, 1854. and Quaimaquam (Lieut. -Colonel), June 19, 1854, 
under the name of Nessim Bey. Resided in Paris, France, 1854-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862-64: in organizing 
(Lieut. -Colonel, 4th Del. Volunteers, Aug. 18, 1862) 
Regiment, Aug. -Dec, 1862; in garrison at Gloucester Point, Va. , Dec, 1862- 
June, 1863 ; in Recruiting for a Maiyland Cavalry Volunteer Regiment, June- 

(MUSTERED OUT OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, SeP. 25, 1863) 

(Colonel, 3d Maryland Cavalry Volunteers, Sep. 26, 1863) 
Sep. 1863; in organizing Regiment at Baltimore, Md., Sep. 26, 1862, to Jan. 31, 
1864; in command of Regiment, Department of the Gulf, Feb. 11 to Apr. 30, 
1864, being engaged in a Scout from Madisonville to Covington, La., Feb. 29, 
1864,— and at Alexandria, on the Red River, Mar. 28-Apr. 30, 1864; and in 
arrest, Apr. 30 to July 20, 1864. 

Discharged, July 20, 1864. 
Civil History. — Unkno^vn. 



1431 . . (Born Va. ) . . . BEVERLY H. ROBERTSON ( Apd Va. ) . . 25 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted, in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons. July 1, 1819. 

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1849-50; on fron- 
(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 25, 1850) 
tier duty at Socorro, N. M., 1850.— Dona Ana, N. M.. 1850,— Albiquia, N. M., 
1850-51,— Scouting, 1851,— Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1851-52,— Scouting against 
Apache Indians, 1852, being engaged in a Skirmish on Jornado del Muerto, 
N. M., Feb. 19. 1852,— Albuquerque. N. M., 1852,— Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1852,— 
Ft. FiUmore, N. M., 1852,— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1852-53,— and Ft. Leavenworth, 
Kan.. 1853; on leave of absence, 1853; on frontier duty in conducting 
recruits to Kansas, 1854,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1854,— March to New 



244 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1849. Class Bank. 

Mexico, 1854, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1854-55, — Sioux Expedition, 1855, 
being engaged in the Action of Bhie Water, Neb., Sep. 3, 1855, — and 

(Ferst Lieut., 2d Dbagoons, Mak. 3, 1855) 
Ft. Kiley, Kan., 1856; on Recruiting service, 1856-58; on frontier duty 
at Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1858-59,— Nebraska City, 1859,— Pawnee Expedition, 
1859,— and Ft. Crittenden, Utah, 1860-61; and as Adjutant, 2d Dragoons, 
Aug. 20, 1860, to Mar. 3, 1861, and Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of the De- 
partment of Utah, Aug. 20, 1860, to Mar 31, 1861,— and at Ft. Leavenworth, 

(Captain, 2d Dragoons, Mae. 3, 1861) 
Kan., 1861. 

Dismissed, Aug. 8, 1861, "Having given proof of his disloyalty." 
Joined in the RebeUion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1432. .(Bom Pa.) JOSEPH L. TIDBALL (Ap'd 0.). .26 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Mackinac, Mich., 1849-50, — Ft. Leavenworth, 

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, Mae. 31, 1850) 

Kan., 1850-53,— Ft. Riley, Kan., 1853,— and Ft. Atkinson, Kan., 1854; in 

garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854-55; on Recruiting service, 1855; in 

(First Lieut., 10th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
garrison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Ripley, Min., 

(Captain, 10th Infantry, Aug. 25, 1855) 
1855-57,— and on Utah Expedition, 1857-58; on sick leave of absence, 
1858-60; on frontier duty at Ft. Laramie, Dak., I860,— and Ft. Wise, Col., 
1860; and on sick leave of absence, 1860-61. 

Retired from Active Service, Nov. 1, 1861, for Disability Resulting 

FROM Disease and Exposure in the Line of Duty. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Mustering 
Officer atElmira, N. Y., Depot of Volunteers, Nov., 1861, to Feb., 1862; on 
Recruiting service at Buffalo, N. Y., Feb. 26, 1862, to 



1433 . . (Bom Ky. ) CHARLES W. FIELD .... (Ap'd at Large) . . 27 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dr.^goons, July 1, 1849. 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carhsle, Pa., 1849-50; on fron- 
tier duty at Albuquerque, N. M., 1850-51,— Ft. Lincohi, Tex., 1852,— Corpus 

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, June 30, 1851) 
Christi, Tex., 1852,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. Terrill, Tex., 1853,— 
Austin, Tex., 1853-54,— Quartermaster 2d Dragoons, Sep. 30, 1853, to Mar. 3, 
1855,— and at Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1854; in i^arrison at Jefferson Barracks, 
Mo., 1855; on Recruiting service, 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Mason, Tex., 

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Mar. 3, 1855) 

1856; at the Cavaky School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1856; and at the 

Mihtary Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Cavalry Tactics, Sep. 13, 1856, to 

(Captain, 2d Cavalry, Jan. 31, 1861) 

Mar. 16, 1861. 

Resigned, May 30, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 245 



NuMBEB. 1849. Class Eank. 

1434. .(Bom Va.) SETH M. BARTON (Ap'd Va.). .28 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Jtily 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Btt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantey, July 1, 1849. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1849-50; on frontier duty at Las 
(Second Lieut., 1st Ineantey, Ape. 19, 1850) 
Vegas, N. M., 1850,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1851,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1851, —Ft. Lin- 
coln, Tex., 1851,— detached service, 1851-53,— Ft. Terrett, Tex., 1853,— Ft. 

(FiEST Lieut., 1st Infantey, June 1, 1853) 
CLark, Tex., 1853,— convoying train to Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1853-54,— Ft. Clark, 
Tex., 1854-55,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1855,— Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1855-57,— as 
Adjutant, 1st Infantry, May 1, 1855, to Oct. 31, 1857,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 
1857, — Ft. Lancaster, Tex., 1857, — Scouting against Camanche Indians, 1857, 
being engaged in a Skirmish on the North Fork of Concho River, Tex. , Feb. 13, 

(Captain, 1st Infantey, Oct. 31, 1857) 
1857,— and Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1857-58; on leave of absence, 1858-60; and on 
frontier duty at Ft. Cobb, I. T., 1860-61, — and march to Ft. Leavenworth, 
Kan., 1861. 

Resigned, June 11, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



1435. .(Bom D. C.) DUFF C. GREEN (Ap'd at Large). .29 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1844, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 5th Infantey, July 1, 1849. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Smith, Ark., 1849-50; absent, 1850; on fron- 
(Second Lieut., 3d Infantey, May 22 1850) 
tier duty at San Elizario, Tex., 1850, — Cantonment Dawson, Tex., 1850-52, — 
escorting Boundary Commission, 1852-53, — and Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1853; and 
absent sick, 1853-56. 

Resigned, Dec. 31, 1856. 

Civil History.— Cotton Factor, Mobile, Ala. 1856 to 1859-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 
Died, 1865, at Mobile Ala. : Aged 37. 



1436. (Bom Ky. ).... RICHARD W. JOHNSON (Ap'd Ky.)..30 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1844, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 6th Infantey, July 1, 1849. 

Served: on frontier duty at. Ft. Snelling, Min., 1849-51, — Ft. Duncan Tex., 

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 10, 1850) 

1851, — conducting recruits to New Orleans, La., 1852,— Ft. Terrett, Tex., 

1852-53,— Adjutant, 1st Infantry, Mar. 3, 1853. to Mar. 3, 1855,— Ft. Duncan, 



246 GBADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1849. Class Rank. 



Tex., 1853-55,— Quartermaster, 2d Cavalry, June 12, 1855, to Sep. 30, 1856,— 

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Mar. 3 1855) 
Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1855, — Ft. Mason, Tex., 1856, — Scouting against Ca- 
manche Indians, 1856, being engaged in a Skirmish on the Kio Concho, Tex., 
Dec. 22, 1856,— Camp Colorado, Tex., 1856-57,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 1857,— 

(Captain, 2d Cavalry, Dec. 1, 1856: 5th Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861) 
Scouting, 1857,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 1857-58, — Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1858,— 
Washita Expedition, 1858, being engaged in the Combat near Washita Village, 
I. T., Oct. 1, 1858,— Camp Radziminski. Tex., 1858-59,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 
1859,— Scouting, 1859-60,— Ft. Mason, Tex., I860,— Scouting, 1860, being 
engaged in the Surprise of an Indian camp, near Brady Creek, Tex., Feb. 13, 
1860, — and Ft. Mason, Tex., 1860; and iu garrison at the Cavalry School for 
Practice at Carlisle, Pa., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in guarding 
the Upper Potomac, Apr. 17 to Sep. 1, 1861, being engaged in the Action of 
Falling Waters, Va., July 2, 1861; in the Tennessee and Mississippi Campaign, 
(Ldedt. -Colonel, 3d KENTacKY Cavalry, Aug. 23, 1861) 
(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 11, 1861) 
Oct., 1861-June, 1862, being engaged in the movement to Pittsburg Landing, 
Ten., Feb. -Apr., 1862, — and Advance upon and Siege of Corinth. Mis., Apr. 9 
to Maj' 30, 1862; in Major-General Buell's Operations (Army of the Ohio,, in 
North Alabama. Tennessee, and Kentucky, June-Dec, 1862; in command of 

(Major, 4th Cavalry, July 17, 1862) 
Division (Army of the Ohio), in the Tennessee Campaign, Dec, 1862, to 
Sep,, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Stone River, Dec. 31, 1862- 
Jan. 3, 1863, — Advance on Tallahoma, June 21-Jaly 4, 1863, — Action 
at Liberty Gap, June 24-25, 1863, — and Battle of Chickamauga, Sep. 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., Sep. 20, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of Chickamauga, Ga. ) 
19-20, 1863; in the Defense of and Operations about Chattanooga, 
Sep., 1863, to May, 1864, being engaged in the Battle of Missionary 
Ridge, Nov. 23-25, 1863,— and Pursuit of the enemy, Nov. 26-28, 1863; in 
(BvT. Colonel., Nov. 24, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of Chattanooga, Ten. ) 
command of Division (Army of the Cumberland), in the Invasion of Georgia, 
May-June, 1864, being engaged in Operations around Dalton, May 7-13, 1864, 
— Demonstrations against Resacca, May 13-16, 1864, — Pursuit of the enemy 
with constant skirmishing. May 17-27, 1864, — and Battle of New Hope 
Church, May 28, 1864, where he was severely wounded; on sick leave of ab- 
sence, disabled by wound, June 13 to Aug. 22. 1864; as Chief of Cavalry of 
the Military Division of the Mississippi, Aug. 22 to Oct. 27, 1864; in com- 
mand of Division of Cavalry (Division of the Mississippi), Nov. 8, 1864, to 
Oct. 12, 1865, being engaged in the Battle of Nashville, Dec. 15-16, 1864; as 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Dec. 16, 1864, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services in the Battles before Nashville, Ten. ) 
(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services at the Battle of Nashville) 
(Bvt. Maj.-Gener.\l, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services in the Field during the Rebellion ) 
(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866.) 
Provost-Marshal General of the Military Division of the Tennessee, Oct. 12, 
1865, to Aug. 13, 1866; and as Acting Judge-Advocate of the Military Division 
of the Tennessee, Dec. 5, 1865, to Aug. 13, 1866,— of the Department of the Ten- 
nessee, Aug. 13, 1866, to Mar. 15, 1867,— and of the Department of the Cum- 
berland, Mar. 16, 1867, to 



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Number. 1849. Class Eank. 



1437 . . (Boru Ct. ) SAMUEL B. HOLABIRD (Ap'd Ci. ) • • 31 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 18i9, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1849,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1849-50, 

— Scouting, 1850,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1850,— Scouting, 1850, — Einggold 

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 10, 1850) 
Barracks, Tex. (on Quartermaster duty), 1851-52; as Quartermaster, 1st In- 
fantry, July 1, 1852, to May 31, 1858; on frontier duty at Ft. Terrett, Tex., 
1852-53,— March to Ft. Duncan Tex., 1853-54,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1854, 
1854-55,— Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1855-56,— Scouting, 1856, and Ft. McKavett, 

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, May 31, 1855, to May 14, 1861) 
Tex., 1856-58; on Recruiting service, 1858-59; and at the Military Academy 
as Adjutant, Sep. 2, 1859, to May 13, 1861. 

(Captain Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, May 13, 1861) 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Quarter- 
master at Harrisburg, Pa., June-Aug., 1861, — at Frederick, Md., Aug., 1861, to 
July, 1862,— of Major-General Banks' Division, July-Aug, 1862, — of 2d Corps 
(Major Staff — Additional Aide-de Camp, July 2, 1862) 
(Colonel Staff — Additional Aide-de-Camp, July 11, 1862, 
to May 31. 1866) 
(Army of Virginia), in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, — 
with the Army of the Potomac in the Maryland Campaign, Sep. -Nov., 1862, 
being present at the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862, — and as Chief Quarter- 
master of the Department of the Gulf, Dec. 16, 1862, to July, 1865, being 
(BvT. Major, Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Brig. -General, 
U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious 
Services during the Rebellion) 
present at the Siege of Port Hudson, La., May 25^uly 9,1863; on sick leave 
of absence, July 13 to Oct. 1, 1865; as Depot Quartermaster at New Orleans, 
La., Oct. 1 to Dec. 16, 1865, — and Chief Quartermaster of the Department of 
Louisiana, Oct. 1, 1865, to Mar. 7, 1866; setthng his accounts at Washington, 
D. C, and reporting on claims arising in the Department of the Gulf, Mar., 
1866, to Feb. 21, 1867; as Chief Quartermaster of the Department of Dakota, 

(Lieut. -Col. Staff— Dep. Quartermaster-General, July 29, 1866) 
Mar. 12, 1867, to 

Civil History. — Translator from the French of General Jomini's "Trea- 
tise on Grand Military Operations," 1865. 



1438 . . (Bom Va. ) THOMAS G. WILLIAMS . . . (Ap'd at Large) . . 32 

Mmtary History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1850; on frontier duty at Ft. 

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 10, 1850) 

Inge, Tex., 1851,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1851-53, 1853,— Depot Commissary at 

Indianola, Tex., 1853-56,— and San Antonio, Tex., 1856-57,— Ft. McKavett, 

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, Aug. 7, 1855) 

Tex., 1857,— and Depot Commissary at Indianola, Tex., 1857-59,— and San 
Antonio, Tex., 1859-61. 

Resigned, Mar. 15, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



248 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEB. 1849. Class Rank. 

1439. .(Bom Va. ). THORNTON A. WASHINGTON. . . .(Ap'd Va.). .33 

Military History,— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 18i9, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 6th Infantky, July 1, 1849. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1849-50,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tei., 
(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, June 26, 1850) 
1851, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1851, — Escorting Mexican Boundary Commission, 
1851-52,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1852,— Scouting, 1852,— and Ft. Duncan, Tex., 
1852-53, 1854; on Recruiting service, 1854-55; at the Military Academy, aa 
Asst. Instructor of Infantry Tactics, July 13, 1855, to Aug. 30, 1856; and on 

(FiKST Lieut., 1st Infantry, Dec. 8, 1855) 
frontier duty at Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1856-57, — Adjutant, 1st Infantry, 
Oct. 31, 1857, to May 31, I860,— Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1857-58,— Ft. Duncan, 
Tex., 1858-59, — Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of the Department of Texas, 
May 29 to Dec. 21, 1857, at San Antonio, Tex.,— at Camp Verde, Tex., I860,— 
as Quartermaster 1st Infantry, May 31, 1860, to Apr. 8, 1861, — at Ft. Chad- 
bourne, Tex., 1860, — Acting Aide-de-Camp to Bvt, Maj— General Twiggs, Jan.- 
Mar., 1861,— and at Indianola, Tex., 1861. 

Resigned, Ape, 8, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861 66 against the United States. 



1440. (Bom Ten.) JOHN W, FRAZER (Ap'd Mis. ).. 34 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1849-50; on frontier duty at 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, June 30, 1850) 

San Miguel, Cal., 1850,— Benicia, Cal., 1850,— and Camp Far West, Cal., 

(First Lieut., 9th Infantry, Mab. 3, 1855) 
1851-55; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1855; on Recruiting service, 1855-57; 

(Captain, 9th Infantry, May 1, 1857) 
on frontier duty at Ft. Simcoe, Wash., 1858-59, — March to Okinakane Valley, 
Wash., 1859,— Camp Osgood, Wash., 1859,— and Ft, ColviUe, Wash., 1859-60; 
and on leave of absence, 1860-61. 

Resigned, Mar, 15, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1441. . (Bom Ga.) ALFRED GUMMING (Ap'd Ga.) . .35 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served: on frontier duty, in convoying train to Pecos River, Tex., 1849, — 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 16, 1850) 

and Ft. Lincoln, Tex., 1850; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1851; on 

frontier dutj' at Corpus Christi, Tex., 1851, — Copano Subsistence Depot, Tex., 

1851, — and Brownsville, Tex., 1851; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Maj.-GeneraJ 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 249 



NuMBEK 1849. Class Kank. 

Twiggs, Oct. 15, 1851, to Nov. 30^ 1853, at New Orleans, La. ; on frontier duty 
at Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1853,— March up the Rio Grande, Tex., 1853-55,— 

(First Lieut. , 10th Infante y, Mae. 3, 1855) 
escorting Mexican Boundary Commission, 1855-56, — Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1856, 

(Captain, 10th Infantet, July 20, 1856) 
— Ft. Bidgely, Min., 1856, — and on Utah Expedition, 1857-60; and on leave 
of absence, 1860-61. 

Resigned, Jan. 19, 1861. 
Joined in the RebeUion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



1442 . . (Bom Pa. ) THOMAS C. ENGLISH (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 36 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieui., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Towson, I. T.. 1849-50, — San Antonio, Tex., 

1850,— Corpus Christi, Tex., 1850-51,— Ft. Washita, L T., 1851,— Caddo Vil- 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantey, July 31, 1850) 

lage, Tex., 1851,— Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1851-53,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1853-54,— 
Scouting, 1854,— and Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1854; as Adjutant, 9th Infantry, 
Apr. 18, 1855, to May 31, 1856; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1855; on 

(FiKST Lieut., 9th Infantey, Mae. 3, 1855) 
frontier duty at Ft. "Vancouver, Wash., 1856,— Ft. Cascades, Wash., 1856, 
being engaged in its Defense, Mar. 27-28, 1856,— and on Yakima Expedition, 
1856; on Recruiting service, 1856-58; and on frontier duty at Ft. Steilacoom, 

(Captain, 9th Infantey, Dec. 29, 1857) 
Wash., 1858-59,— San Juan Island, Wash., 1859,— Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., 
1859-61,— Island of San Juan, Wash., 1861, — and San Francisco, Cal., 
1861-62. 

Served during the RebeUion of the Seceding States, 1862-66: on frontier 
(Lieut. -Colonel, 1st Wash. Tee. Volunteees, Ape. 19, 1862, to 
Ape. 18, 1865) 
duty at Ft. Steilacoom, Wash., Nov., 1862, to Dec, 1863; as Acting Asst. 

(Majoe, 5th Infantry, Aug. 27, 1863) 
Provost-Marshal General for Oregon and Washington Territory, Dec, 1863, to 
Feb., 1864; in command of Ist Wash. Ter. Volunteers at Ft. Walla Walla, 
(B-VT. Lieut. -Colonel, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Faithful and Meeitoeious 
Seevices dueing the Rebellion) 
Wash., Feb. -June, 1866; as Acting Asst. Provost-Marshal General, Superin- 
tendent of Volunteer Recruiting service, and Chief Mustering and Disbursing 
Officer for the State of Oregon and Washington Territory, June 29, 1864, to 
June 30, 1866; awaiting orders, June 30 to Dec. 1, 1866; on Board for the 
Examination of Candidates for Promotion in the Army, Dec. 1, 1866, to 



1443. (Bom Mo.).... JOSEPH H. Mc ARTHUR. (Ap'd Mo.). .37 

Military History,— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1849. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1850; on frontier duty at Benicia, 
(Second Lieut., 5th Infantey, Aug. 12, 1850) 



250 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1849. Class Eank. 



Cal., 1850-51, — conducting Recruits to Texas, 1851-52, — Clear Fork of the 
Brazos, Tex., 1852-53, — Convoying supply train to Ft. Croghan, Tex., 1853, — 
Clear Fork of the Brazos, 1853-54, — and San Antonio, Tex., 1854; in garrison 
at Governor's Island Recruiting Depot, N. Y., 1854; on frontier duty at Ring- 
gold Barracks, Tex., 1854-55; on Recraiting service, 1855; in garrison atJefier- 
son Barracks, Mo., 1835; on frontier duty at Ft. Mason, Tex., 1856, — Scout- 

(FiKST Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Mak. 3, 1855) 
ing, 1856, — Ft. Mason, Tex., 1856,— and Camp Cooper, Tex., 1856; on Recruit- 
ing service, 1856-59; on frontier duty, Scouting in Pecos Valley, and among 
the Guadaloupe Mountains, N. M., 1859, — and at Camp Hudson, Tex., 1859; 
on leave of absence, 1859-60; on irontier duty on the Rio Grande against 

(Captain, 2d Cavalky, June 28, 1860: 5th Cavalky Aug. 3, 1861) 
Cortiuas' Mexican Marauders, 1860, — and at Ft. Mason, Tex., 1860; and on 
leave of absence, 1860-61. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
(LiEUT. -Colonel, 70th Pennsylvania Volunteees, Sep. 5, 1861, 
TO Feb. 3, 1862) 
fenses of Washington, D. C, Feb. 16 to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Virginia Pen- 
insular Campaign, Mar.-Apr., 1862; on leave of absence, Apr.-June, 1862; in 
command of Regiment (Army of the Potomac), in the Virginia Peninsular Cam- 
paign, June 27 to Sep. 20, 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Gaines' Mill, 
June 27, 1862, — and Skirmish in the White Oak Swamp, Aug. 4, 1862; on'leave 
of absence, Sep. 20 to Oct. 20, 1862; on Mustering duty at Philadelphia, Pa., 
Oct. 20, 1862, to Feb. 6, 1863; on leave of absence, Feb. 6, to June IS, 1863; 
asAsst. Commissary of Musters, in the Department of the North-west, June 18, 
(Majoe, 3d Cavaley, Sep. 25, 1863) 
(Retired from Active Service, Nov. 2, 1863, foe Disability, Resulting 
FEOM Long and Faithful Services and Disease Contracted in the 
Line of Duty) 
1863, to Feb. 3, 1866; on General Recruiting service, May 5, 1866, to ; 



1444. .(Born England.). . . .JAMES P. ROY (Ap'd Va.). .38 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MUitary Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 8th Infantey, July 1, 1849. 

Served: onfrontierdutyat San Antonio, Tex., 1849-50, — Ft. Inge, Tex., 1850, 

—Convoying train to Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1850,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1850, --San Diego, 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantey, Aug. 31, 1850) 
Cal., 1852, — Scouting against Yuma Indians, 1852, — Benicia, Cal., 1852, — Ft. 
Miller, Cal., 1852-53, — Scouting against Rogue River Indians, 1853, — Benicia, 
Cal, 1853,— and Ft. Lane, Or., 18o3: on Coast Survey, Oct. 7, 1853, to Sep. 29, 

(FiEST Lieut., 2d Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
1859; and on frontier duty at Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1859-61. 

Served during the Rebelhon of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Acting 
Asst. Quartermaster and Commissary at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Apr. 29, 1861, 

(Captain, 2d Infantry, May 14, 1861) 
to Mar. 21, 1863, — and Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence at Leavenworth 
Depot, Kan., Mar. 21, 1863, to Sep. 30, 1864; in assisting in organizing and 
fitting out Expedition against hostile Indians at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 

(Major, 6th Infantry, Feb. 16, 1865) 
Jan.-Mar., 1865; on Recruiting service at Cincinnati, O., Mar. -June, 1865; in gar- 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 251 



Number. 1849. Class Eank. 

rison at Hilton Head, S. C, Juue-Aug., 1865; and as Acting Inspector-General 
of the Department of South Carolina, Aug. 28, 1865, to June 2, 1866, — of the 
Department of the Caroliuas, June 2 to Aug. 17, 1866, (in command of 
Charleston, S. C, June 19 to Aug. 10, 1866), — and of the Department of the 
South, Aug. 17, 1866, to Mar. 11, 1867,— and of Second Mihtary District 
(North and South CaroUna), Mar. 11, 1867, to 



1445 . . (Born N. Y. ) . . . CHARLES B. ALVORD ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 39 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fi'om July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served on frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 1849, — Ft. Gates, Tex., 

1849-50,— Scouting, 1850,— Ft. Gates, Tex., 1850^51,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 

(Second Lieut. , 1st Infantey, Oct. 26, 1850) 
1851,— March to the Eio Llano, 1851-52,— and Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1852. 
Kesigned, July 31, 1852. 

Civil History. — Farmer, San Antonio, Tex., 1852-60. 

Died, 1860, at New Orleans, IjA. : Aged 34. 



1446. (Born N.Y.) DARIUS D. CLARK (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 40 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served: on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal., 1850-51, — Ft. Scott, Kan., 1851-53, — 

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, Jan. 7, 1851) 

Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1853, — Ft. Rilej', Kan., 1853, — and Ft. Atkinson, Kan., 

1854; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854-55; on frontier duty at 

Ft. Kiley, Kan. , 1855, — Sioux Expedition, 1855 , being engaged in the Action of 

(FntST Lieut., 6th Infantry, 'Ma.r 3, 1855) 
Blue Water, Sep. 3, 1855, — and Camp near Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1855-56; on Re- 
cruiting service, 1856-58; and on frontier duty on March to California, 1858, 
—Benicia, Cal., 1858, — March to Colorado, 1858-59,— Camp Prentiss, Dak., 
1859,— and Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1859. 

Died, Dec. 2, 1859, at Ft. Yuma, Cal. : Aged 32. 



1447 . . (Born Ya. ) LOUIS H. MARSHALL . . (Ap'd at Large. ) . , 41 

Military History.- Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1849-50; on frontier duty at 

Santa F6, N. M., 1850,— San Ehzario, N. M., 1850-51,— Cantonment Dawson, 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Mar. 5, 1851) 

N. M., 1851,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1851-52,— Santa Fg, N. M., 1853,— Escortin'^ 

Topographical party, 1853-54,— and Ft. Craig, N. M., 1854-55; at the Cavalry 

(FiEST Lieut., IOth Infantry, Mae. 3, 1855) 



252 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1849. Class Eank. 

School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa. 1855-56; on Recruitiug service, 1856-58; on 
frontier duty at Ft. Crittenden, Utah, 1858-60,— Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1860-61, 
— and as Quartermaster, 10th Infantry, July 16 to Dec. 29, 1860; and on leave of 
absence, 1861. 

(Captain, 10th Infantry, Dec. 29, 1860) 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Aide-de- 
Camp to General Pope, Aug. 1861, to July 22, 1865 — in Missouri operations, 
Aug. 1861-Apr., 1862, — Advance upon and Siege of Corinth, Apr. -May, 1862, 
— Northern Virginia Campaign, July-Sep.. 1862. — and Department of the 

(CoL. Staff — Additional Aide-de-Camp, June 30, 1862, to July 28, 1865) 

North-vrest, Sep., 1862- July, 1865; as Commissary of Musters for Department 

of the North-west, Oct. 16, 1863, to July 22, 1865; and in garrison at Ft. Van- 

(Majoe, 14th Infantey, Oct 16, 1863) 

BvT. Lieut. -Col., Mae. 13 1865, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Seevices 

DUEING THE REBELLION) 

couver. Wash., in command of 2d BattaUon, 14th Infantry, Aug. 31, 1865, to 
Mar. 2, 1866,— District of Bois^, Mar. 2, to Nov. 26, 1866,— and of Ft. Van- 
couver, Wash., Jan. 1, 1867, to 

(Teansfeeeed TO 23d Infantey, Sep. 21, 1866) 



1448, . (Born Va. ) ... SAMUEL H. REYNOLDS (Ap'd Va. ) . 42 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1845. to Jul}' 1. 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1849. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Duncan, Tex. 1849-50, — Escorting Lieut. 

Smith's Topographical party to El Paso, 1850, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1850-51, — 

Scouting, 1851,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1851,— March to the Rio Llano, 1851-52, 

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantey, Oct, 17, 1851) 
—Ft. Terrett, Tex., 1852-54,— Camp Blake, Tex., 1854,— Ft, Duncar, Tex., 
1854-55, — and Ft. Lancaster, Tex., 1855; on Recruiting Service, 1855-56; and 

(First Lieut., 1st Infantey, Dec. 8, 1855) 
on frontier duty at Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1856-57,— Scouting, 1857,— Ft 
Chadbourne, Tex., 1857-58, — conducting recruits to Texas, 1858-59, — Ft. 
McKavett, Tex., 1859,— Camp. Radziminski, L T., 1859,— and Ft. Cobb, L T., 
1859-61. 

Resigned, July 28, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1449 . . (Born Fla. ) JAMES McINTOSH * . . . . (Ap'd at Large) . . 43 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Infantey, July 1, 1849. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1849-50, — Scouting, 1850, — 

Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1850,— Scouting, 1850,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1850-51,— Ft. 

Martin Scott, Tex., 1851, — Escorting Colonel Johnston's topographical party, 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, May 15, 1851) 

1851,— Ft. Martin Scott, Tex.. 1851-52. -Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. 

Clark, Tex., 1853,— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1854-55,— Escorting Commanding General 

of the Department of Texas, 1855, — Ft. Bliss. Tex., 1855, — Ft. Leavenworth, 

(First Lieut., 1st Cavalry Mar. 3, 1855) 

• Son of Co!. James S. Mcintosh, who was killed in the Storming of Molino del Rey 



U. S. MILITAKY ACADEMY. 253 



NUMBEK. 184:9-50. ClASS KaNK. 



Kan., 1855, — Sioux Expedition, 1855, — and quelling Kansas disturbances, 
1856; on Recruiting service, 1856-57; on frontier duty, on Cheyenne Expedi- 

(Captain, 1st Cay alky, Jan. 16, 1857) 
tiou, 1857, being engaged in the Combat of Solomon's Fork, July 29, 1857, — 
Ft. Eilev, Kan., 1858,— March to Ft. Arbuckle, I. T., via Ft. Kearny, Neb., 
1858.— Ft. Arbuckle, I. T., 1858-59,— Ft. Cobb, I. T., 1859-60,— and Kiowa 
and Camanche Expedition, 1860, being engaged in several Skirmishes; in gar- 
rison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1860; on frontier duty at Ft Smith, Ark., 
1860-61; and on leave of absence, 1861. 

Eesigned, Mat 7, 1861. 
Joined in the Eebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 
Killed, Mae. 7, 1862, at the Battle of Pea Kidge, Aek. : Aged 34. 



CLASS OF 1850. 



1450 . . (Bom Italy) .... FREDERICK E. PRIME ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 1 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Coeps of Engineers, July 1, 1850. 

Served : as Asst. Engineer in making repairs of Ft. Wood, Bedloe's Island, 
N. Y., 1850-52, — in building Ft. Schuyler, at the eastern entrance to New York 
Harbor, 1852, — on improvement of Hudson River, N. Y., 1852-53, — and in the 

(Second Lieut., Coeps of Engineers, Sep. 13, 1853) 
construction of the Fortifications of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Harbor, 
Cal., 1853-57; and as Superintending Engineer of the Defenses of Alcatraz 

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineees, July 1, 1856) 
Island, Cal., 1857, — of the repairs of Ft. Morgan and construction of Ft. Gaines, 
for the Defense of Mobile Bay, Ala., 1858-61, — of the Fortifications of Pensa- 
cola Harbor, Fla., 1858-61, — and of the construction of the Fort on Ship Island 
Mis., 1859-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: en route to 
Ft. Pickens, Fla., Jan., 1861, when he was arrested at Pensacola by Florida 
Insurgents under Major Chase; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of the 
Defenses of Washington. D. C, Apr. 28 to July 3, 1861 ; on the Staff of Colonel 
Males in the Manassas Campaign, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, 
July 21, 1861; in erecting temporary works for the Defense of Baltimore, 
Md., July, 1861; as Chief Engineer of the Department of Kentucky, July- 

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Aug 6, 1861) 
Aug. 15, 1861,— of the Department of the Cumberland, Aug. 15-Nov. 15, 1861, 
— and of the Department of the Ohio, Nov. 15-Dec. 5, 1861, being wounded 
and captured while on a Reconnoissance near Mill Spring, Ky., Dec. 5, 1861; 
as Prisoner of War, Dec. 5, 1861, to Feb. 8, 1862; on sick leave of absence,' 
Feb. 8 to Mar. 18, 1862; as Superintending Engineer of the Defenses of 
Washington, D. C, Mar. 18 -May 1, 1862; as Asst. Engineer, Department of 
the Misssissippi, May 22 to July 18, 1862, being engaged in the Siege of 
Corinth, May 22-30, 1862; as Chief Engineer in Major-General Grant's Misis- 
sippi Campaign, July 18, 1862, to June 27, 1863, being engaged in con- 
structing the Defenses of Memphis, Ten,, July-Sep., 18G2,— Battle of Corinth, 
(BvT. Major, Oct. 4, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of Corinth, Mis. ) 
Oct. 3-4, 1862,— Flank Movement to Oxford, Mis., Nov. -Dec, 1862,— 
Descent of the Mississippi to Young's Point, Jan., 1863,— Opening cut-oflf 



254 GKADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1850. Class Eank. 

Canal at Milliken's Bend, Jan. -May, 1863,— and Siege of Vicksburg, May 22 

to June 27, 1863; on sick leave of absence, June 27 to Oct. 5, 1863; as 

(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., July 4, 1863, for Gallant and Meritokious Services 

DURING THE SlEGE OF ViCKSBURG, MiS. ) 

Superintending Engineer of temporarj' Defenses at New Haven, Ct., and of 
the West Pass into Narragansett Bay, and of Columbiad Battery exterior to 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, June 1, 1863) 
Ft. Trumbull, Ct., Oct. 5, 1863, to Mar. 19, 1864,— of construction of Fortifi- 
cations on Staten Island, Mar. 19, 1864, to Aug. 3, 1865,— of repairs of Fts. 
Lafayette and Hamilton, and building Battery exterior to the latter, Mar. 19, 
1864, to Nov. 16, 1865, — and construction of Fort at Sandy Hook, N. J., 
Mar. 19, 1864, to Aug. 29, 1866; on temporary duty at Baltimore, Md., while 
threatened by General Early's Raid. July, 1864; on Engineer Recruiting ser- 
vice at New York City, Nov. 2, 1864, to Jan. 23, 1866; as Member of special 
(BvT. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

DURING THE REBELLION) 

(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services during the Rebellion : Declined) 
Board of Engineers, for work at Willett's Point, N. Y., Apr. 7 to June 20, 1865, 
— and of the Board of Engineers, June 20. 1865, to Sep. 1, 1866, to carry out 
in detail the modifications of the Defenses in the Vicinity of New York, as pro- 
posed by the Board of Jan. 27, 1864; on leave of absence in Europe, Sep. 1, 
1866, to Sep. 1, 1867. 



1451 . . (Born N. Y. ) . GOUVERNEUR K. WARREN (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 2 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1850. 
Served: as Asst. Top. Engineer on the topographical and hydrographical Sur- 
vey of the Delta of the Mississippi, 1850-52, — and to the Board for the improve- 
ment of Canal around the Falls of the Ohio, 1852-53; in charge of Surveys for 
the improvement of Rock Island and Des Moines Rapids, Mississippi River, 
1853-54; in compiling General Map and Reports (conjointly with Captain 
Humphreys), of Pacific Railroad Explorations, 1854; as Chief Top. Engineer 

(Second Lieut. Top. Engineers, Sep. 1, 1854) 
on Sioux Expedition, 1855, being engaged in the Action of Blue Water, Sep. 3, 
1855; in charge of Reconnoissances in Dakota Territorj', and making Map and 
Keport of same, 1855-56, — and in Nebraska Territory, 1856-57, and preparing 

(First Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1856) 
Maps and Reports thereof, 1857-59; and at the Military Academy, 1859-61, as 
Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 29 to Nov. 3, 1859, — and Principal Asst, 
Professor of Mathematics, Nov. 3, 1859, to Apr. 27, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the Depart- 
( Lieut. -Colonel, 5th New York Volunteers, May 14, 1861) 
ment of Virginia, May-July, 1861, being engaged in the Action at Big Bethel 
Church, June 10, 1861 ; in the Defenses of Baltimore, and constructing Fort on 
Federal HiU, July, 1861-Mar., 1862, being temporarily detached on Expedition 
(Colonel, 5th New York Volunteers, Aug. 31, 1861) 
(Captain, Top. Engineers, Sep. 9, 1861: Corps of Engineers, 
Mar. 3, 1863) 
to Northampton and Accomac Counties, Va., Nov. -Dec, 18(31; in the Virginia 
Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. -Aug., 1862, being en- 
gaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 11-May 4, 1862, — and in command of 



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Brigade, Mav 24, 1862,— Skirmish on Pamunkey Kiver, May 26, 1862, — Cap- 
ture of Hauover C. H., May 27, 1862,— Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862, 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., June 27, 1862, fob Gallant and Meeitokious Seevioes 
AT THE Battle of Gaines' Mill, Va. ) 
where he was wounded, — Repulse of Wise's Rebel Division at Malvern 
HUl (in commands, June 30, 1862,— Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862, - 
and Skirmish at Harrison's Landing, July 2, 1862; in the Northern Virginia 
Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, being, engaged in the Battle of Manassas, 
Aug. 30, 1862, — and Skirmish near Centreville, Sep. 1, 1862; in command of 
Brigade (Army of the Potomac), in the Maryland Campaign, Sep. -Nov., 1862, 
being engaged in Skirmishes and Battle of Antietam, Sep. 15-17, 1862, — Skir- 
mish with the enemy's rear-guard on Potomac, Sep. 19, 1862, — and March to 

(Beig.-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Sep. 26, 1862) 
Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign, Dec, 1862- 
June, 1863, in command of Brigade till Feb. 4. 1863, when he became Chief 
Top. Engineer of the Army of the Potomac, being engaged in the Battle of 
Fredericksburg, Dec. 13-16, 1863, — making Reconnoissances, Dec, 1862-June, 
1863,— Action on Orange Pike, May 1, 1863,— Storming of Marye Heights, 
May 3, 1863,— and Battle of Salem, May 3-4, 1863; as Chief Engineer of the 

(Majoe-Genenal, U. S. Volunteees, May 3, 1863) 
Army of the Potomac, June 8 to Aug. 12, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Cam- 
paign, being engaged in charge of the re-embarkation of stores at Aquia 
Creek, June 14-15, 1863, — Reconnoissauce and Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 
(BvT. Colonel., July 4, 1863, for G.\llant and Meritorious Seevioes 
AT THE Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. ) 

1863, where he was wounded, — and construction of Bridges, and making 
Reconnoissances while pursuing the enemy, July- Aug., 1863; in temporary 
command of 2d Corps (Army of the Potomac), Aug. 12, 1863, to Mar. 24, 

1864, in Operations in Central Virginia, being engaged in movement to 
Culpepper and the Rapidau, Sep. 13-16, 1863, — Combat at Auburn and 
Bristoe Station (in command), Oct. 14, 1863, — Skirmish at Bull Run, Oct. 15, 
1863, and at Kelly's Ford, Nov. 8, 1863. —Movement to Mine Run, with heavy 
skirmishing, Nov. 26-30, 1863, — -anl Demonstration upon the enemy across 
Morton's Ford, Feb. 6, 1864; in command of 5th Corps (Army of the Poto- 
mac), Mar. 24, 1864, to Apr. 1, 1865, in the Richmond Campaign, being en- 
gaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864, — Battles about 
Spottsylvania, May 8-20, 1864,— Battles of North Anna, May 23-25, 1864,— 
Skirmish on Tolopotomy Creek, May 29, 1864, —Battle of Bethesda Church, 
May 30, JL864,— Battles of Cold Harbor, June 1-4, 1864,— Skirmish on White 
Oak Swamp, June 13, 1864,— Assaults on Petersburg, June 17-18, 1864, — Siege 
of Petersburg, June 18, 1864-Apr. 2, 1865, —Petersburg Mine Assault, July 30, 

(Majoe, Coeps of Engineees, June 25, 1864) 

1864, — Actions for the Occupation of the Weldon Railroad, Aug. 18-25, 1864, 

— Combat of Peebles' Farm, Sep. 30, 1864, — Action at Chapel House, Oct. 1, 

1864, — Skirmishes near Hatcher's Run, Oct. 27-28, 1864, — Destruction of 

Weldon Railroad to Meherrin River, Dec. 7-10, 1864, — Combat near Dabney's 

Mill (in command), Feb. 6-7, 1865, —Actions and movement to White Oak 

(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 

Meritorious Services at the Battle of Bristoe Station) 

Ridge, Mar. 29-31, 1865,— Battle of Five Forks, Apr. 1, 1865,— and in command 

Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritoeious Seevioes in the Field during the Rebellion) 

of the Defenses of Petersburg and Southside Railroad, Apr. 3 -May 1, 1865; in 

command of the Department of Mississippi, May 14-30, 1865; at New York city 

(Resigned Volunteer Commission, May 27, 1865) 



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NtTMBER. 1850. CliASS RaNK. 

preparing Maps and Reports of his Campaigns, June 20, 1865, to July 31, 1866; 
as Member of Board of Engineers to examine Washington Canal, D. C. , Mar. 
10-Ma5'28, 1866; in charge of Surveys of the Upper Mississippi and Tributa- 
ries, and of Fox and Wisconsin Rivers, July 31, 1866, to ; as Member of 
special Board of Engineers on Improvement of Des Moines Rapids, Apr., 1867. 



1452.. (Bom Pa.) SILAS CRISPIN (Ap'd Pa.).. 3 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Okdnance, July 1, 1850. 

Served: as Assistant at Watervleit Arsenal, N. Y., 1850-52, — at Washington 

(Second LrEtJT., Okdnance, Oct. 31, 1851) 

Arsenal, D. C, 1852-54, — at Alleghany Arsenal, Pa., 1854-59, — at St. Louis 

(First Lieut., Okdnance, July 1, 1854) 
Arsenal, Mo., 1859-60; in command of Leavenworth Ordnance Depot, Kan., 
1860; as Asst. Inspector of Arsenals, 1860; and as Assistant at AUeghany 
Arsenal, Pa., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in thsDepart- 

(Captain, Ordnance, Aug. 3, 1861) 

ment of the Ohio, at Bellaire, Ohio, July 3 to Dec. 30, 1861 ; in charge of New 

York Ordnance Agency, Jan. 1, 1862, to ; and as Member of 

(Bvt. Major, Bvt. Lieut. -Col., and Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for 

Faithful and Meritorious Services in the Ordnance Department 

DURING THE ReBELLLON) 

Ordnance Board, Sep. 24-26, 1863. 

Major, Ordnance, Mar. 7, 1867. 



1453. .(Bom Me.) CUVIER GROVER (Ap'd Me.). .4 

Military History, — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut, of Artillery, July 1, 1850. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850-52, 1852-53; on 
(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Sep. 16, 1850) 
Northern Pacific Railroad Exploration, Apr. 14, 1853, to July 17, 1854; in gar- 
rison at Ft. Independence, Mas., 1854-55; on Recruiting service, 1855; and on 

(First Lieut., 10th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
frontier duty at Ft. Crawford, Wis., 1855-56,— Ft. Snelling. Min., 1856-57,- 
Utah Expedition, 1857-58 (Provost-Marshal, Jan. 5 to Aug. 4, 1858), 1859-60, 

(Captain, 10th Infantry, Sep. 17,' 1858) 
—Ft. Garland, Col., 1860-61,— and Ft. Union, N. M., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66 : at Ft. Marcy, 
N. M., Oct. -Nov., 1861; on leave of absence, Nov. 12, 1861, to Apr., 1862; in the 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 14, 1862) 

Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Apr. -Aug., 1862, being 

engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. -May 4, 1862, — Battle of WilHamsburg, 

May 5, 1862,— Battle of Fair Oaks, May 31-June 1, 1862,— Battle at Savage Sta- 

(BvT. Lieut. -Colonel, May 5, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious) 

Services at the Battle of Williamsburg, Va. ) 

(Bvt. Colonel, May 31, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

AT the B.\ttle of Fair Oaks, Va. ) 



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tion, June. 29, 1862,— Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862,— Battle of Malvern Hill, 
Julyl, 1862, — and Skirmish at Harrison's Landing. July 2, 1862; in the North- 
ern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Action at Bristoe 
Station. Aug. 27, 1862, — and Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862; in command 
of division of 19th Corps, Department of the Gulf, Dec. 30, 1862, to July, 1861, 
being engaged in Occupation of Baton Bouge, La., Jan. -Apr., 1863, — Combat 
of Irish Bend, Apr. 14, 1863, — Action of Vermilion Bayou, Apr., 1863, — Expe- 
dition to Port Hudson, La., May 19-27, 1863, in command of the right wing of 
the Army besieging the place, — and Action of Mansuria, La., May 15, 1864; in 

(Majoe, 3d Infantry, Aug. 31, 1863) 
command of Division, 19th Corps, in the Shenandoah Campaign, Aug. -Dec, 
1864, being engaged in the Battle of Opequan, Sep. 19, 1864, — Battle of 
Fisher's Hill, Sep. 22, 1864,— and Battle of Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, 1864, 
(BvT. Maj. -Gkneeal. U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 19, 1864, fob Gall-int and 
Meritoeious Services at the B.^ttles of Winchester and 
Fisher's Hlll, Va. ) 
where he was wounded; and in command of the District of Savannah, Ga., 
Jan. -June, 1865; in garrison at St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 19, 1865, to Apr. 19, 
(BvT. Brig. -General U. S. Arjiy, M.ar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services at the Battle of Cedae Creek, and in the 
Campaign of Shenandoah Valley, Va. ) 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Aejiy, Mar. 13, 1865, foe G.\xlant and Meei- 
TOEious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 
(Musteeed out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 24, 1865) 
1866; on frontier duty at Ft. Lamed, Kan., Apr. -May, 1866, and June to 
Nov. 7, 1866; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Dec. 2, 1866, to Feb. 6, 
1867; on Recruiting service, Feb. 6 to May 4, 1867. 

liiEUT.-CoL., 38th Infantry, July 28, 1866. 



1454. (Bom Mas.).... POWELL T. WYMAN ( Ap'd Mas. ) . . 5 ■ 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut, of Artillery, July 1, 1850. 

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1850; in 

garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1850-51; on frontier duty at Astoria, Or., 

(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Sep 16, 1850) 
1851, — and Ft. Orford, Or., 1851-53; on Recruiting service, 1853; in garrison. 

(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Dec. 24, 1853) 
at Ft McHenry, Md., 1853-54,— and Ft. Monroe, Va., 1854-55; as Adjutant, 
1st Artillery, Nov. 4, 1854, to May 25, 1857, at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1855-56,— 
and at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1856; in Florida Hostilities against the Semi- 
nole Indians, 1856-57; in garrison at Ft Moultrie, S. C, 1857-58,— and at 
Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), 1858-59; and on leave of 
absence, 1859-60. 

Resigned, July 13, 1860. 

Civil History. — In Europe at the time of his resignation from the Army, 
till the breaking out of the Rebellion in 1861, when he immediately returned 
and tendered his services to the Governor of Massachusetts, his native 
State. 

Military History.— Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
(Colonel, 16th Massachusetts Volunteers, Aug. 5, 1861) 
1861-62: in the Department of Virgina, Aug. 1861-Mar. 1862; and in the Vir- 

17 



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NuMBEE 1850. Class Rank. 



ginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. -June, 1862, being 
engaged in the Siege ofYorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, — Battle of Fair Oaks, 
May 31-June 1, 1862,— Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862,— and Battle of 
Glendale, where, while leading his regiment in a charge, he was 

Killed, June 30, 1862: Aged 34. 



1455.. (Born Mas.).... JOSEPH H. WHEELOCK (Ap'dMas.) .6 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut, of Autillert, July 1, 1850. 

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1850; on 

sick leave of absence, 1850-51; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1851,— 

(Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleet, Sep. 27, 1850) 
Ft. Johnson, N. C, 1851,— Ft. Sumter, S. C, 1851; at the Military 
Academy, as Asst. Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Sep. 
20, 1851, to June 8, 1855; in garrison at Ft. Brady, Mich., 1855-56; on Re- 
cruiting service, 1856; and in Florida Hostilities, against the Seminole 

(First Lieut., 4th Aetilleet, Jan. 13, 1856) 
Indians, 1856-57. 

Resigned, Mae. 31, 1857. 

Civil History. — Unknown. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
(Colonel, 7th Massachusetts Volunteees, Nov. 20, 1861) 
1861-62: in the Department of Vu-ginia, Nov., 1861-Jan., 1862. 
Resigned, Jan. 31, 1862. 

Civil History. — Unknown. 

Died, 1862, at "Washington, D. C. : Aged 33. 



1456 . . (Bom Ky. ) JACOB CULBERTSON (Ap'd Ky. ) . . 7 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut, of Aetilleet, Jult 1, 1850. 

Served: in garrison at Key West, Fla., 1850,— Ft. Hamilton, N. ¥.. 1850-51, 

(Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleet, Dec. 11, 1850) 

—Ft. Columbus, N. Y.,1851-62,— and Ft. Mackinac, Mich. , 1852-53, 1853-56; 

(FiEST Lieut. , 4th Aetilleet, Feb. 14, 1856) 
and at West Point, N. Y. , being assigned as Asst. Professor of Natural and 
Experimental Philosophy in the Military Academy, June 2 to Aug. 28, 1856, 
but performed no duty. 

Resigned, Jan. 10, 1857. 

Civil History. — Unknown. ^ 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



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Ntjmbek. 1850. Class Eank. 

1457.. (Bom X. H.) OSCAR A. MACK (Ap'd N. H.)..8 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military x\cademy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Artillery, July 1, 1850. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Preble, Me., 1850-51,— Ft. Latayette, N. Y. 1851,— 
Ft. Johnston, N. C, 1851,— Ft. Sumter, S. C, 1851-52,— Ft. Ontario, N. Y., 

(Second Lieut. , 4th Artillery, Jan. 9, 1851) 
1852-53,— Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 1853,— and Ft. Independence, Mas., 1853-56; in 
Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1856-57; on sick leave of 

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Feb. 14, 1856) 
absence, 1857-60; and on frontier duty at Ft. Randall, Dak., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Western 
Virginia Camisaign, May-Nov., 1861, in command of headquarters Guard of 

(Capt.un, 13th Infantry, May 14, 1861) 
the Commanding General, Maj^-July, 1861, — and in command of Howitzer 
Battery, engaged in the Action of Carnifex Ferry, Sep. 10, 1861, and several 
Skirmishes on New River, Nov., 1861; in command of Artillery Camp of 
Instruction, near Louisville, Ky., Dec. 19, 1861, to Jan. 13, 1862; in Ken- 
tucky and Tennessee Campaign (Army of the Ohio), Feb. -Apr., 1862, in 
command of Light Artillery Battery; in the Mississippi Campaign, Api'.-May, 
1862, as Chief of Artillery of the Right Wing of the Army of Tennessee, being 
engaged in the Advance upon and Siege of Corinth, Mis., Apr. -May, 1862; in 
the movement of the Army of the Ohio, commanded by Major-General Buel, 
in North Alabama, and through Tennessee to Louisville, Kv., June-Sep., 1862; 
in the Kentucky and Tennessee Campaign, Oct. -Dec, 1862, being engaged in 
the Battle of Perry ville, Ky., Oct. 8, 1862,— and Battle of Stone River, Ten., 
Dec. 31, 1862, where he was severely wounded; on sick leave of absence, disa- 
bled by wound, Jan. 1, to July 1, 1863; as Acting Asst. Provost-Marshal Gen- 

(Majob Staff — Additional Ajde-de-Camp, Mae. 11, 1863, to July 1, 1866) 
eral of the State of New Hampshire, July 1 to Nov. 17, 1863; on Special duty 
in the Adjutant-General's Office at Washington, D. C, Dec. 1, 1863, to Jan. 20, 
1864; and as Secretary and Treasurer of the Military Asjdum, "Soldier's 
Home," near Washington, D. C, Jan. 20, 1864, to 

(Bvt. Major, Mak. 13, 1865, for G.allant Services at the B.^ttle of 

Carnifex Ferry, Va. . ) 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., M.^r. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Distinguished 

Services at the Battle of Muefreesboro, Ten. ) 

(Brr. Colonel, Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Seevices 

DURING the Rebellion) 

(Major, 9th Infantry, June 19, 1866) 



1458. .(Bom Pa.) HUGH E. DITNGAN (Ap'd Pa.). .9 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut, of Aetillery, July 1, 1850. 
Served on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1850-51,— Expedition up the Rio 
(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 15, 1852) 
Grande, Tex., 1851-52,— and at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1852-53. 

Died, Nov. 11, 1853, at Ft. Beown, Tex. : Aged 27. 



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Number. 1850. Class Bank. 

1459 . . (Born Ky. ) ACHILLES BO WEN ( Ap'd Ten. ) . . 10 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Aetilleky, July 1, 1850. 
On graduation leave of absence, July 1, 1830, to Dec. 1, 1850. 
Resigned, Dec. 1, 1850. 

Civil History. — Asst. Engineer on Slack- water Improvement of Duck River, 
Ten., 1851-52; and on Tennessee and Alabim.i Raih-oad, 1853-54. Farmer, 
Maury County, Ten., since 1854. P. 0., C-oiumbia, Ten. 



1460 . . (Born Md. ) . . . "WILLIAM T. MAGRUDER (Ap'd Md. ) . . 11 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Dragoons, July 1, 1850. 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1850-51; on fron- 
tier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1851-53,— Scouting, 1851, — in pursuit of Chip- 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Oct. 9, 1851) 
pewa Indians, and in a Skirmish with them at St. Croix Falls, Min., Apr. 28, 
1853, kilhng one with his own hands, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.. 1854, — Quar- 
termaster, 1st Dragoons, Aug. 1, 1854, to June 30, 1858,— Ft. Union, M. M., 
1854-55, — and Taos, N. M., 1855; on Expedition against the Utah and Apache 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Indians, 1855, being engaged in a Skirmish in the Chow-a-tah Pass, Mar. 19, 
1855,— Skirmish beyond Punch Pass, Mar. 22, 1855,— and Surprise of 200 
Utah Indians, Apr. 29, 1855, on the head- waters of the Arkansas; on frontier 
duty at Ft. Union, N. M., 1855-56,— March to California, 1856,— and at Ft. 
Tejon, OaL, 1856-58; on Recruiting service, 1858-60; as Adjutant, 1st Dra- 
goons, May 1 to Sep. 26, 1860; on leave of absence, 1860-61; and on frontier 

(Captain, 1st Dragoons, Jan. 8, 1861: 1st C.4.fALEY, Aug. 3, 1861) 
duty at Camp Sprague, Cal., 1862. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862 : in the Virginia 
Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), July 1 to Aug. 3, 1862; and on 
leave of absence, Aug. 3 to Oct. 1, 1862. 

Resigned, Oct. 1, 1862. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 
Killed, July 3, 1863, at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa: Aged 37. 



1461. .(Bom Pa.) ADAM J. SLEMMER (Ap'd Pa.). .12 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut, of Artillery, July 1, 1850. 

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1850-51; on 

(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Feb. 22, 1851) 

frontier duty at San Diego, Cal, 1851-52,— San Luis Rey, Cal., 1852,— San 

Diego, Cal., 1853-54, — and Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1854; in garrison at Ft. Moultrie, 

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Apr. 30, 1854) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 261 



NuMBEE. 1850. Class Rank. 

S. C, 1855; at the Military Academy, 1855-59, as Asst. Professor of 
Geography, History and Ethics, Sep. 13, 1855, to Sep. 6, 1856, — and Asst. 
Professor of Mathematics, Sep. 9, 1856, to Aug. 31, 1859; and in garrison at 
Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1859-60, —and Barrancas Barracks, Fla., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 
of Ft. Barrancas and Barracks till Jan. 10, 1861, when he transferred his 
forces to Ft. Pickens, in Defense of which he remained till May 9, 1861, being 
in command till Apr. 11, 1861; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y.,, May 18, to 

(Major, 16th Infantry, May 14, 1861) 
July 3, 1861; in Organizing and Recruiting his Regiment at Chicago, 111., July 3 
to Aug. 20, 1861; as Acting Inspector-General of the Department of the Ohio, 
Aug. 20 to Nov. 5, 1861, being engaged on an Expedition from Parkersburg to 
Roane C. H., Va., Sep., 1861; on sick leave of absence, Dec. 12, 1861, to May 12, 
1862; in Major-Generai Buell's Operations in Mississippi, North Alabama, Ten- 
nessee and Kentucky, May-Nov., 1S62, being engaged in the Siege of Corinth, 
May 13-30, 18b2, — movement to Louisville, Ky., June-Sep., 1862, — and Ad- 
vance into Kentucky by Bowling Green, to reheve Nashville, Sep. -Nov., 1862; 
in the Tennessee Campaign (Army of the Cumberland), Nov. 7, to Dec. 31, 

(Brig. -General U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
1862, being engaged in the Battle of Stone River, Dec. 31, 1862, where he was 
(BvT. LiEUT.-CoL., Dec. 31, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AX THE Battle of Murpreesboro, Ten. ) 
severely wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound. Mar. 10 to 
July 3, 1863; as President of Board for Examination of sick and wounded offi- 
cers at Columbus and Cincinnati, O., July 3, 1863, to Sep. 14, 1865; in garri- 

(LiEUT.-CoL., 4th Infantry, Feb. 8, 1864) 
son at Ft. Schuyler. N. Y., Sep. 30 to Nov. 24, 1865, — and Madison Barracks, 
(Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
during the rebellion) 
(Bvt. Beig. -General, U. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services during the Rebellion) 
Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., Nov. 28, 1865, to Oct. 1, 1866; on Board for the ex- 

MUSTERED OUT OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, AuG. 24, 1865. 

amination of candidates for promotion in the Army. Oct. 1, 1866, to 



1462 . . (Born R. L ) RICHARD ARNOLD (Ap'd R. L ) . . 13 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut, of Artillery, July 1, 1850. 

Served: in garrison at Key West, Fla, 1850-51, — and San Francisco, Cal., 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, May 26, 1851) 

1851-53; on Northern Pacific Railroad Exploration, June 2, 1853, to May 19, 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 17, 1854) 
1854; in charge of construction of Military Road from Ft. Steilacoom to Walla 
Walla, Wash., May 19, 1854 to June 2, 1855; and as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. 
Maj. -General Wool, June 2, 1855, to June 27, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command 
f Captain, 5th Artillery, May 14, 1861) 
of Battery in the Manasses Campaign of Julj', 1861, being engaged in the Bat- 
tle of Bull Run. July 21, 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, July 4 to Nov. 
25, 1861; on Recruiting service, Nov. 25, 1861, to Feb. 20, 1862; in the Vir- 
ginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Mar.-July, 1862, as Chief 
of Artillery of General Franklin's Division, until May 7 1862 when he was 



262 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 18o0. Class Eaitk. 

appointed Acting Inspector-General of the 6th Corps, being engaged in the 

Action near West Point, May 7, 1862, — Battle of Savage Station, June 29, 

(BvT. Majob, June 29, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

AT THE Battle of Savage Station, Va. ) 

1862,— Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862,— Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862, 
— and Skirmish at Harrison's Landing. July 2, 1862; on sick leave of absence, 
Aug. -Sep., 1862; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., Oct. -Nov., 1862; as 
Chief of Artillery, Department of the Gulf, Nov. 1862, to Sep., 1864, and of 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 

Cavalry, June-Aug., 1864, being engaged in the Combat of Camp Bisland 

Apr. 13, 1863,— Siege of Port Hudson, May 22-July8, 1863,— Combat at Sabine 

(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., July 8, 1863, foe G.u.lant and Meritorious Services 

at the Siege of Port Hudson, La. ) 

Cross Roads, Apr. 8, 1864, -Battle of Pleasant Hill, Apr. 9, 1864,— iu 

command of Cavalry Division on the retreat of General Banks from the 

Red River Expedition, Apr-June, 1864,— and Siege of Ft. Morgan, Mobile 

Bay, Ala., until its surrender, Aug. 23, 1864; on leave of absence, Sep. -Oct, 

1864; as Member of Board for Retiring Disabled Officers at Wilmington, Del., 

Dec. 2, 1864, to Nov. 27, 18G5; in command of Battery at Little Rock, Ark., 

(Bvt. >Lvj.-Gener.4x, U. S. Voll'nteers, Aug. 22, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services at the Sieges of Port Hudson and of 

Fort Morgan. Mobile Harbor) 

(Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and ilERiTORious Services 

during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Bbio.-Geneb.al and Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, SLvb. 13, 1865, 

fob Gallant and Meritorious Services in the Field during 

THE Rebellion) 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service. Aug. 24, 1865) 

Jan. to Oct. 25, 1866; on leave of absence, Oct. 25, 1866 to Feb. 25. 1867; in 

command of battery at Little Rock, Ark., Feb. 25, 1867, to 



1463. .(Bom Ga.) JAMES P. FLEWELLEN (Ap'd Ga.). .14 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt, Second Lfeut. of Artilleet, July 1, 1850. 
Served in garrison at Castle Pinckney, S. C, 1850, — Ft. MoulUic, S. C, 
(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Feb. 22, 1851) 
1850-51,— Ft. McHenry, MtL, 1851-53,— and Ft. Monroe, Va,, 1853-54. 
Resigned, Nov. 2, 1854. 

Civil History.— Farmer, near Macon, Gii., 1854-58. History since 1858, 
unkno^vn. 



1464 . . (Bom Ten. ) IiUCIUS M. WALKER (Ap'd at Large) . . 15 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MiHtary Academy from July 1.' 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted'in the AriuV to 
Bvt. Second Lieut, of Dragoons, July 1, 1850. 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, CarHsle, Pa., 1850; on frontier 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 263 



Ntjmbeb. 1850. Class Eank. 

duty, conducting recruits to Texas, 1850-51,— Ft. Martin Scott, Tex., 1851,— 

(^Secoxd LrEUT., 2d Dbagoons, Aug. 8, 1851) 
Scouting 1851,— and Ft. Mason, Tex., 1851. 

Eesigxed, Mak. 31, 1852. 

Civil History.— Commission Merchant, Tennessee, 1852. History since 
1852, unknown. 
Joined in the Kebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1465. .(Bom N. C.) JOHN A. MEBANE (Ap'd N. C.)..16 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. ililitaiy Academy from Sep. 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Ljeut. of Aktilleey, July 1, 1850. 

Served: in Florida Hostihties against the Seminole Indians, 1851; at the 

(Second Lieut., 2d Aktilleey, June 30, 1851) 

Mihtary Academy as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Sep. 27, 1851, to Jan. 5, 

(Flrst LrEUT., 2d Aetillery, Nov 1, 1853) 
1854; and in garrison at Baton Rouge, La., 1854. 

Died, Sep. 27, 1854, at Baton Rouge, La. : Aged 24, 



1466. .(Bom Va.) ARMISTEAD L. LONG (Ap'd Va.). .17 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
B\T. Second Lieut, of Artilleky, July 1, 1850. 

Seized: in gai-rison ai Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1850-51; on frontier duty at Ft. 
(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, June 30, 1851) 
Defiance, N. '^L, 1852-53,— and Albuquerque, N. M., 1853-54; in garrison at Ft. 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1854. 
Mc Henry, Md., 1854, — and Barrancas Barracks, Fla., 1854-55; on frontier duty 
at Ft. Washita, I. T., 1855-56; in ganison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1856-57; on 
frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857, — quelling Kansas distiubances, 
1857-58,— Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1858,— and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1858, 
1859(50; and in garrison at Augusta Ar.senal, Ga., 18G0 61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861: in the Defenses 
of Washington, D. C, Feb. 7 to June 10, 1861, being Aide-de-Camp to Brig.- 
General Sumner, May 20 to June 10, 1861. 

Resigned, June 10, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States, and was 
Ejlled, July 20, 1864, m the Co^rBAT of Peach Tree Creek, Ga. : Aged 38. 



1467.. (Bom N. C.) ROBERT RANSOM (Ap'd N. C.)..18 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted' in the Army to 
B\T. Second Lieut, of Dragoons, July 1, 1850. 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1850-51: on frontiei 
(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Oct. 9, 1851) 



264 GKADTJATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1S50. Class Rank. 



duty, on March to Pena Blanca, N. M., 1851-52, — Scouting, 1852,— 
Cantonment Burgwin, N. M,, 1852-53, —Albiquia, N. M., 1853, — Scouting. 
1853,— Cantonment Burgwin, N. M., 1853,— Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1853,— and 
Scouting, 185-1; at the Mihtary Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Cavalry 
Tactics, July 31, 1854, to June 19, 1855; as Adjutant, 1st Cavahy, May 25, 

(FmsT Lieut. , 1st Cavalkt, Mae. 3, 1855) 
1855, to Feb. 17, 1857, at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1855, — Sioux Expedition, 
1855, — and Ft. Leavenworth, and queUing Kansas disturbances, 1855-56, 
1856-57; on sick leave of absence, 1857; on Recruiting service, 1857-58; on 
sick leave of absence, 1858-59; and on frontier duty, on March to Arkansas 

(Captain, 1st Cavalky. Jan. 31, 1861) 
Eiver, 1859,— Ft. Riley, Kan., 1859-60,— and Ft. Wise, Col., 1860-61. 
Resigned, :Mat 24, 1861. 
Joined in the RebeUion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



1468.. (Bom N.Y.) EUGENE A. CARR (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 19 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtaiy Academy fi-om Sep. 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduixted and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, July 1, 1850. 
Served; at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carhsle, Pa., 1850-51; in garrison 
(Second Lieut., Mounted Rifles, June 30, 1851) 

at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1851-52; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, 
Kan., 1852. — March to Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1852, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 
1852,— Ft. Scott, Kan., 1852-53.— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1853,— March to 
Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1853,— Ft. Gibson, L T., 1853,— Ft. Inge, Tex.. 1853-54, 
1854, — Scouting, 1854, being engaged in a Skirmish with Lipan Indians, near 
Limpia, Tex.. Oct, 10, 1854, where he was severely wounded, — and Ft. Dun- 
can, Tex. , 1854-55 ; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. , 1855 ; on frontier 

(FiKST Lieut., 1st Cav.axkt, Mae. 3, 1855) 
duty, on Sioux Expedition, 1855. — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.. 1855-56, — and 
quelling Kansas Disturbances, 1856; on Recruiting service, 1856-57; as Aide- 
d>-C:;iiu[) to Governor R.J. Walker, of Kansas Territory, May 1 to Dec. 22, 
1857; on Special duty at Washington, D. C, 1857-58; and on frontier duty, on 

(Captain, 1st C.\. valet, June 11, 1858: 4th Cavaley. Aug. 3, 1861) 
Utah Expediiion, 1858,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1858,— Ft. Washita, L T., 
1859-60, — Kiowa and Camanche Expedition, 18G0, being engaged in several 
Skirmishes, June-Sep., 1860— and Ft. Washita, L T., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebelhon of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Opera- 
tions in Missouri, Aug., 1861, to Feb., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of 

(Colonel, 3d Illinois Volunteer Cavjuley, Aug. 15, 1861) 
Wilson's Creek, Aug. 10, 1861, — and in command of Brigade, Oct. 12 to Dec. 28, 

(Bvt. Lieut.-Col., Aug. 10, 1861. for G.axlant and Meritoeious Services 

AT THE Battle of Wilson's Ceeek, Mo. ) 

1861, and of Cavalry force of observation, near Springfield, Mo., Dec, 28, 

1861, to Feb., 1862; in command of Division in the Parsuit of the Rebels under 

General Price, into Arkansas, Feb. -Mar., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of 

Pea Ridge, Mar, 7-8, 1862, where he was thrice wounded; in command of the 

(Bbig, -Gender AL, U. S. Volunteees, Mae. 7, 1862) 

(Majoe, 5th Cavilry, July 17, 1862) 

Army of South-west Missouri, Sep. -Oct., 1862, — and of District of St. Louis, 

Mo., Nov. 12, 1862, to Mar. 1, 1863; in command of Division in the Vicksburg 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 265 



Number. 1850. Class Rank. 

Campaign, Mar. -July 4, 1863, being engaged in Operations against the place, 
Mar. -Apr., 1863,— Combat of Port Gibson, May 1, 1863,— Battle of Champion 
Hill, and Action at Edward's Station, May 16, 1862,— Capture of Rebel Works 
at Black River Bridge, May 17, 1863,— Assaults of Vicksburg, May 19, and 22, 
(BvT. Colonel, May 17, 1863, for Gallant and Mekitorious Services 
IN Action of the Black Rivek Bridge, Mis. ) 
1863, and Siege of the place, May 22, till its Capitulation, July 4, 1863; on 
sick leave of absence. July-Sep., 1863; in command of Left Wing of 16th Army 
Corps, Sep. 3 to Oct. 15, 1863, and of 2d Division of the Army of Arkansas, 
Dec. 1, 1863, to Jan., 1864; in the Department of Ai-kansas, commanding 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 11, 1865) 
Cavalry Division, Jan. -May, 1864, on the Camden Expedition, being en- 
gaged in the Combat at the Crossing of Little Missouri, Apr. 5-6, 1864,— 
and Skirmish at Poison Spring, Apr. 9, 1864; in command of District 
of Little Rock, Ark., May to Dec. 28, 1864, being engaged m the Com- 
bat of Clarendon, June 20, 1864, — and Demonstration against Camden, 
Jan. 21-Feb. 4, 1865; in command of 3d Division, 16th Army Corps, in Oper- 
(BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services at the Capture of Little Rock) 
ations against Mobile, Mar. -Apr., 1865, being engaged in the Assault and 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865. for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 
Capture of part of the works of Spanish Fort, Apr. 8, 1865, which compelled 
its evacuation; on March to Montgomery, Ala., Apr. 13 to Aug, 19, 1865; ia 
command of St. Francis River District, Ark., Aug.' 19, 1865, to Jan. 15, 1866; 
on leave of absence, Jan. 15, 1866, to Mar. 2, 1867; in command of Detach- 

(MUSTERED OUT OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE, JaN. 15, 1866) 

ment of 5th Cavalry at Raleigh, N. C, Mar. 2 to Apr. 6, 1866,— and of Post of 
Raleigh, N. C, Apr. 6, 1866, to Mar. 31, 1867; awaiting orders, Apr. 18, 
1867, to 



1469. ( Bom IlL) "WTLLIAM P. CARLIN (Ap'd 111.). .20 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Suelling, Min., 1850-51,— and Ft. Ripley, 

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, Apr. 15, 1851) 

Min., 1851-53, 1853-54; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854-55; onfron- 

(FiRST Lieut., 6th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
tier duty on Sioux Expedition, 1855,— Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1855-57, — Cheyenne 
Expedition, 1857,— Utah Expedition, 1858,— March to Cahfornia, 1858,— Ben- 
icia, CaL, 1858,— in Camp at Head of Russian River, Cal., 1858-59, — and Ft 
Bragg, Cal., 1859-60; and on Recruiting service, 1860-61. 
(Captain, 6th Infantry, Mar. 2, 1861) 
Served during the RebelHon of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Re- 
cruiting and Mustering duty at Buffalo, N. Y., Apr. -Sep., 1861; in Opera- 

(CoLONEL, 38th Illinois Volunteers, Aug. 15, 1861) 
tions in Missouri and Arkansas. Sep., 1861, to May, 1862, being engaged in 
the Action of Frederick town, Mo., Oct. 21, 1861,— in Pursuit of Rebels under 
General Jeff. Thompson, Nov., 1861,— in command of District of South-east 
Missouri, Nov., 1861, to Mar., 1862.— and on Expedition into Arkansas, Mar.- 
May, 1862, being engaged in several Skirmishes, —and Capture of Pocahontas 



266 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1850. Class Hank. 

and Jacksonport, Ark.; in Operations in North Mississippi, May- Aug., 1862, 
being engaged in the Siege of Corinth, May 28-30, 1862, — and Pursuit of the 
Rebels to BoonviJle, May 30, 1862; on the March to Mufreesboro, Aug., 1862, 
and thence with the Army of the Ohio to Loui.sville, Sep., 1862; in the Ad- 
vance into Kentucky, Oct., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Perrj- 
ville, Oct. 8, 1862,— and March to the Eehef of Nashville, Oct., 1862; in the 

(Bkig.-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
Tennessee Campaign (Army of the Cumberland), Nov., 1862-Sep., 1863, 
being engaged in the Skirmish at Knob Gap, Dec. 26, 1862, — Battle of Stone 
Eiver, Dec. 30, 1862-Jan. 2, 1863,— Combat of Liberty Gap, June 24, 1863,— 
Advance on Tullahoma, June 24-July4, 1863, — and Battle of Chickamauga, 
Sep. 19-20, 1863; in the Operations about Chattanooga, Ten., Oct. -Dec, 1863, 
being engaged in the Battle of Lookout Mountain, Nov. 24, 1863, — Battle of 
Missionary Eidge, Nov. 25, 1863, — and Pursuit of the enemy and Combat at 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Nov. 24, 1863, for Gallant and ^Ieeitoeious Services 
AT THE Battle of Chattanooga, Ten. ) 
Ringgold, Ga., Nov. 27, 1863; on leave of absence, Dec. 1-30. 1863; in the 

(Major, 16th Infantry, Feb. 8. 1864) 
Invasion of Georgia, May 8 to July 2, 1864, being engaged in the Action of Buz- 
zard's Roost, May 9, 1864,— Battle of llesacca, May 14-15, 1864.— and Pursuit of 
enemy with almost daily fighting, to Kenesaw Mountain, May-June, 1864; on 
sick leave of absence, July 2-30, 1864; in Siege of Atlanta, Ga., July 30-Sep. 2, 
1864, including Assault of the enemy's intrenchments at Jonesboro' (in com- 
mand of a Division), Sep. 1, 1864; in Pursuit of Rebel Army under General 
(BvT. Colonel, Sep. 1, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Ser\'ices 
AT THE Battle of Jonesboro', Ga. ) 
Hood, to Galesville, Ala., Sep. 28-Nov. 15, 1864; on March to the Sea from 
Atlanta to Savannah, Nov. 16 to Dec. 16, 1864, — and Surrender of Savannah, 
Dec. 21. 1864; in the Invasion of the Carolinas from Savannah, Ga., to Golds- 
boro', N. C, Jan. 15 to Mar. 25, 1865, participating in several Skirmishes, 
(BvT. j^Lvj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 11, 1865, for Gall.ant and 
Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 
and the Battle of Bentonville, N. C, Mar. 20. 1865; on sick leave of absence, 
(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and ]Meri- 

TORious Services at the Battle of Bentonville, N. C. ) 
(Bvt. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services in the field during the Rebellion) 
Mar. 28 to Apr. 28, 1865; as President of a Board for the examination of 
Ofl&cers of the Volunteer Service, at Cumberland, Md., and in command of a 
Division and of the District of Clarksburg, W. Va., May 18 to July 18, 1865; 

^Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 24, 1865.) 
as President of a Mihtary Commission at Nashville, Ten., Jan. 31 to Mar. 12, 
1866; in command of a detachment of 16th Infantry, Mar. 13, of the Post of 
Nashville, Ten , May 5, and of his Regiment, June 25, 1866, to Jan. 18, 1867; 

(Transferred to 34th Infantry, Sep. 21, 186G) 
as Asst. Commissioner of the Freednien's Bureau for the State of Tennessee, 
Feb. 18, 1867, to 

1470. . (Born VI.) AMOS BECKWITH (Ap'd Vt.). .21 

Military History. —Cadet at the U. S. Militai-y Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut, of Artillery, July 1, 1850. 
Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1850-53; in gar- 
(Second Lleut., 1st Artillery, Feb. 22, 1851) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 267 



NuMBEK. 1850. Class Rank. 

rison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1853-54,— Ft. McHeury, Md., 1854-55,— Ft. Monroe, 

(First Lieut., 1st Aetilleey, Aug. 21, 1854, to Mat 14, 18G1) 
Va.. 185G,— Key West, Fla., 1856-58, -and Barrancas Barracks, Fla., 1858-59; 
on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1859-61; and in garrison at Wash- 
ington, D. C, 1861. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief 
Depot Commissary of Subsistence, at Washington, D. C, May 2'2, 1861, to 
(Capt. Staff — Com. of Subsistence, May 10, 1861) 
(Major Staff — Com. of Subsistence, Sep. 29, 1861) 
(Col. Staff — Additional Aide-de-Camp, Jan. 1, 1862, to May 31, 1866) 
Jan. 15, 1864; on tour of Commissary Inspection in the Departments of 
Ohio, Cumbei'land. Tennessee, and the Gulf, Feb. 5 to Apr. 13, 1864; as Chief 
of Commissariat of the Military Division of the Mississippi, Apr. 19, 1864, 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col., .vnd Bvt. Colonel, Sep. 1, 1864, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services in the Campaign against Atlanta, Ga. ) 
(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Jan. 12, 1865) 
to July 29, 1865; on the staff of Major-General W. T. Sherman, in his 
Campaigns to Atlanta, Savannah, and in the Carohnas, being present 
with his armies in their battles, marches, &c., and after the close of 
(Bvt. Brig.-Gener.al, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 
ilERiTORious Services in the Campaign terminating with 
THE Surrender of the Insurgent Army under 
General Joseph E. Johnston ) 
operations in the field, at St. Louis, Mo., the headquarters of the Division; as 
Supervising Commissary of Subsistence for the Gulf States, and Depot Com- 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, foe Faithful and 
Meeitobious Services in the Subsistence Department 
DURING the Rebellion) 
missary at New Orleans, La., Dec. 5, 1865, to Oct. 18, 1866; and Chief of Com- 
missariat, Department of the Gulf, Oct. 18, 1866, — and of Fifth Military 
District (Louisiana and Texas), Apr. 18, 1867, to 



1471. .Bom Md.) CHARLES S. WINDER (Ap'd Md.) . .22 

MUitary History — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut, of Artillery, July 1, 1850. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1850-51,— Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 21, 1851) 

1851,— and Ft. Adams, R. I., 1851-54; as Adjutant, 3d Artillery, Apr. 4, 1854, 

(First Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Ape. 5, 1854) 
to Mar. 3, 1855,— at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1854,— and Benicia, Cal., 1854-55; on 

(Capt-atn, 9th Infantry, Mar 3, 1855) 
Recruiting service, 1855; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1855; on frontier duty 
at Ft. Vancouver. Wash. , 1856, — and Ft. Cascades, Wash., 1856, being engaged 
in the Defense of the place against hostile Indians, Mar. 27-28, 1856; on sick 
leave of absence, 1856-58; on frontier duty at Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., 1858; 
on Spokane Expedition, 1858, being engaged in the desperate Combat of 



268 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1S50. Class Rank. 

To-liots-nim-me, Wash., May 17, 1858. — Combat of the Four Lakes, "Wash., 
Sep. 1, 1858,— Combat of Spokane Plains, Wa.sh., Sep. 5, 1858,— and Skir- 
mish of Spokane River, Wash., Sep. 8, 1858; on frontier duty at Ft. Walla 
Walla, Wash., 1858, 1859; and on sick leave of absence, 1859-61. 
Resigned, Apk. 1, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 
Kelled, Aug. 9, 1862, at the Battle of Cedae Mountain: Aged 33. 



1472.. (Born Md.) FRANCIS H. BATES (Ap'd Mas. ) . . 23 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Niagara, N. Y., 1850-52, — and Ft. Columbus, N.Y., 

(Second Lieut., 4th Inf-intky, Ape. 15, 1852) 

1852; on frontier duty at Benicia, Cal, 1852.— and Ft. Reading, Cal., 1852-54, 

as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of the District of Southern Oregon and 

Northern California; in garrison at San Francisco, Cal., 1854; on sick 

leave of absence, 1854-55 ; in garrison at Bedloe's Island Recruiting 

(FiEST Lieut., 4th Infante y, Nov. 22, 1854) 
Depot, 1855; on frontier duty, conducting . Recruits to California, 1855, — 
Ft. Humboldt, Cal., 1855-57,— and Ft. Townshend, Wash., 1857-58; 
on Recruiting ser\'ice, 1858-60; and on frontier duty at Ft. Mojave, 
N. M., 1860-61,— Los Angelos, Cal., 1861,— and near San Diego, Cal, 1861. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the De- 
(Captain, 4th Infantey, ]May 14, 1861) 
fensesof Washington, D. C, Dec. 10, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Virginia 
Peninsular Campaign, Mar. -June, 1862, being engaged in the Siege of York- 
town, Apr. 5-May4, 1862,— and Battle of Gaines' MiU, June 27, 1862; on 
(Bvt. Majoe, June 27, 1862, foe Gallant and Meritoeious Seevices 
AT the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Va. ) 
sick leave of absence, June 30 to Aug. 4, 1862; on Recruiting and Mustering 
duLj', New York city, Aug. 4, 1862, to Feb., 1863; as Assistant to the Acting 
Asst. Provost- Marshal General for the State of New Jersey, May 16, 1863, to 
(Retieed from Active Service, Oct. 19, 1863, foe Disability, besulttng 
feom Long and Faithful Service, ant) Disease Contracted 
IN the Line of Duty) 
Aug. 12, 1865; as Mustering and Disbursing Officer at Trenton, N. J., Oct 28 
1863, to Aug. 12, 1865, and at St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 12. 1865, to Mar. 30, 1866; 
and as Acting Asst. Provost-Marshal General. Superintendent of Volunteer 
Recruiting service, and Chief Mustering and Disbursing Officer for the State of 
Missouri, Mar. 30, 1866, to ; and Commissary for Musters, for the 

Department of Missouri, Oct. 19, 1866, to 



1473. (Lorn N.Y.) JONAS P. HOLLIDAY (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 24 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1. 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut, of Dragoons, July 1, 1850. 
Served: on frontier duty at Albuquerque, N. M., 1850-51, — Ft, Defiance, 
(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Oct. 11, 1851) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 269 



NxJMBEE. ISoO. Class Kank. 

N. M.. 1851,— Ft. Worth, Tex., 1852-53.-Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1853,— Ft 
Worth, Tex., 1853, — and Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1853-5-i; on sick leave of absence, 

(First Lieut, 2d Deagoons, Mak. 3, 1855) 
1854r-57; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857, — Utah Expedition, 
1857-59,— Qnartermaster, 2d Dragoons, Aug. 4, 1858, to June 24, 1859, — and 
Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1859-60; on Recruiting service, 1860-61; and on leave of 

{CxvTAis, 2r> Dkagoons, May 9, 1861: 2d Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861) 
absence, 1861-62. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862: in Operations iu 
(Colonel, 1st Vermont Cavalry Volunteers, Feb. 14, J 862) 
Shenandoah, Valley. 

Died, Apr. 5, 1862, near Strasburg, Va. : Aged 35. 



1474 . . (Bom N. Y. ) . . ELISHA G. MARSHALL (Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 25 

Military History.- -Cadet at the U. S. IMilitary Academy from July 1, 

1845, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Howard, Wis., 1850-51,— Ft. Gibson, L T., 

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, May 15, 1851) 

1851,— Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1851-56, 1857-58,— Utah Expedition, 1858,— March 

(First Lieut. , 6th Infantry, Mae. 26, 1855) 
to California, 1858,— Benicia. Cal., 1858-59,— and Ft. Mojave, N. M., 1859-60, 
being engaged in a Skirmish near the post; and on Recruiting service, 1860-61. 
Seiwed during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Mustering 
and Disbursing Officer at Rochester, N. Y., Mar., 1861-Apr., 1862; in the 
^ (Captain, 6th Infantry, May 14, 1861) 

(Colont:l, 13th New York Volunteers, Apr. 20, 1862) 
Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Apr.-Aug. , 1862, being 
engaged iu the Siege of Yoiktown, Apr. -May 4, 1862, — Reconnoisance and Cap- 
ture of Hanover Court House, May 29, 1862, — Battle of Mechanicsville, June 25, 
1862,— Battle ofGaines' Mill, June 27, 1862,— and Battle of Malvern Hill, July 1, 
(BvT. Major, June 27, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Va. ) 
1862; on the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep., 1862, being engaged in 
the Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of 
the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Antietam, 
Sep. 17, 1862,— Skirmish at Shepardstown', Sep. 19, 1862,— and March to Fal- 
mouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the 
Potomac), Dec, 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 
1862, where he was severely wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by 
(BvT. Lieut .-CoL., Dec. 13, 1862, foe Gallant and Meritoeious Services 
at the Battle of Fredeeicksburg, Va. ) 
wound, Dec. 14. 1861, to May 23, 1863; as Mustering and Disbursing Officer, 
Rochester, N. Y., May 2.3, 1863, to Jan. 4, 1864; in the Defenses of N. Y. har- 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, May 23, 1863) 
bor, Jan. 4 to May 1, 1864; in the Richmond Campaign, in command of 

(Colonel, 14th New York Heavy Artillery Volunteers, Jan. 4, 1864) 
Brigade (Army of the Potomac), May-June, 1864, being engaged in the Bat- 
tle of the Wilderness, May 6, 18G4, — Battles around Spottsylvania, May 9-12, 
1864,— Battle of North Anna, May 24, 1864,— Battle of Tolopotomy, May 30, 
1864,— Battle of Cold Harbor, June 2-8, 1864,— and Assault of Petersburg, 



270 GRADUATES OP THE 



Number. 1850. Class Rank. 

June 17, 1864, where lie was wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by 

wound, June 19, to July 8, 1864; at Siege of Petersburg, July 8-30, 1864, 

leading in the Mine Assault, July 30, 1864, and was captured after holding the 

(BvT. Colonel, July 30, 1864, foe Gallant and Meritoeious Seevices, 

IN THE Action which Succeeded the Explosion of the 

Peteesbueg Mine) 

Crater nearly all day; as prisoner of War, July 30, 1864, to Apr. 1865; in 

command of Brigade in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, May-July, 1865; 

(BvT. Beig.-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteers, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant 

AND MeEITOKIOUS SeETICES) 

(BvT. Beig.-Geneeal, U. S. Aemy, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and Meei- 

TOEious Seevices during the Rebellion) 

(Musteeed out of Volunteer Seevice, Aug. 16, 1865) 

on Recruiting service, Sep. 14, 1865, to Mar. 15, 1864; in command of Ft. 

(Majoe, 5th Infantry, June 12, 1865) 
Union, N. M., Aug. 12, 1866, to Feb. 20, 1867; before Retiring Board, Mar. 26, 
1867, to 



1475 . . . (Born Ky. ) . . . N. B ARTLETT PE ARCE (Ap'd Ky. ) . . 26 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1. 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1850; on frontier duty, at 

Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850,— Ft. Arbuckle, I. T., 1851-52,— Ft. Washita, 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantey, Mae. 8, 1851) 
I. T., 1852, 1853-54, — in command of Escort of Captain Marcy's Expedition to 
locate "Indian Reserves" in Northwestern Texas, July 2, to Oct. 18, 1854, — 

(Fiest Lieut., 7th Infantey, Mae. 3, 1855) 

Ft. Arbuckle, L T., 1854-55,— and Ft. Smith, Ark., 1855-56; on Recruiting 

service, 1856-57; on frontier dutj', at Ft. Arbuckle, I. T., 1857; on Recruiting 

service, 1857-58; and on frontier duty on Utah Expedition, 1858. 

Resigned, Ape. 20, 1858. 

Civil History. — Merchant, Farmer, and Flour Manufacturer, Osage Mills, 
Burton County, Ark, 1858-61. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



1476.. (Bom S. C. ).. "WILLIAM R. CALHOUN . (Ap'd at Large) .. 27 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut, of Deagoons, July 1, 1850. 
On leave of absence, July 1, 1850, to Apr. 21, 1851. 
Resigned, Ape. 26, 1851. 

Civil History.— Planter, near Pendleton, S. C, 1851-52, and 1853-57. 
Major Staff (Chief of Ordnance of the State of South Carolina), 1852-53, — 
Captain South Carolina Militia, 1853-57, -and Col. Staff (Aide-de-Camp to 
Governor Manning of South Carolina), 1852-53. Fii'st Secretary to the United 
States Legation at Paris, France, Sep. 17, 1857, to Oct. 4, 1859, and from 
Nov. 17, 1860, to JLxr. 4, 1861; and Charge d' Affaires of the United States 
to the Court of the Tuileries, Oct. 4, 1859,- to Nov. 17, 1860. 

Joined ia the RebelUon of 1861-66 against the United States. 
Died, Sep., 1862, at Chableston, S. C. : Aged 35. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 271 



NuMBEK. 1850. Class Eank. 

1477 . . (Born Va. ) ROBERT JOHNSTON (Ap'd Va. ) • . 28 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut, of Dkagoons, July 1 , 1850. 

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1850; on frontier 

duty at Ravado, N. M., 1851,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1851-52,— Los Lunas, 

N. M., 185-i,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1852,— Ft. Massachusetts, N. M., 1852-53, 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Feb. 1, 1853) 
—Taos, N. M. , 1853,— Cantonment Burgwin, N. M., 1853-55,— and Ft. Union, 

(FmsT Lieut., 1st Dkagoons, Mar. 3, 1855) 
N. M., 1855-56; at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carhsle, Pa., 1856-58; and 
on frontier duty at Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., 1858-59,— March to Salt Lake Valley, 
Utah, 1859,— Ft. WaUa Walla, Wash., 1859.— Ft. Dalles, Or., 1859-60, —Oregon 
Hostihties, I860,— and Ft. Dalles, Or., 1860-61. 

Resigned, Apr. 25, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1478 . . (Bom Pa.) THOMAS BINGHAM (Ap'd Pa. ) . . 29 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
(BvT. Second Lieut, of Dragoons, July 1, 1850) 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1850; and on fron- 
tier duty at Dona Ana, N. M., 1850-51,— Cibbolletta, N. M., 1851,— Scoutmg 

(Second Lieut. 2d Dragoons, Nov. 10, 1851) 
1853,— and Ft. Graham, Tex., 1853-54. 

Resigned, JMar. 21, 1854. 

Civil History. — Unknown. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1479. .(Bom Mas.) AUSTIN N. COLCORD (Ap'd Pa.). .30 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July. 1, 1850. 
Served: in garrison at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., 1850-51; on frontier duty at 
(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, June 11, 1851) 
Ft. MUler, Cal., 1851-.52,— Benicia, Cal., 1852,— Ft. Miller, Cal., 1852-53,- 
Benicia, Cal., 1853,— Ft. Lane, Or., 1853,— and Ft. Jones, Cal., 1853; on Re- 
cruiting service, 1853-54; at the Cavalrj' School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 
1854; and on frontier duty at Ft. Ripley, Min. , 1854-55. 
Resigned, May 31, 1855 

Civil History. — ^UnknowiL 



272 GBADUATES OF THE 



NiTMBEE. 1S50. Class Eank. 



1480. . (Born Pa. ) ROBERT MACFEELY (Ap'd Pa.) . .31 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantey, July 1, 1850. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Brady, Mich., 1850-52,— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 

(Second LrEUT., 4th Infantey, July 13, 1852) 

1852; on frontier duty at Ft. Dalles, Or.. 1852-53,— in command of Escort for 

Pacific Kailroad Exploration, 1853-54,— Ft. Dalles, Or., 1854, — Scouting 

against Snake Indians, 1854,— Ft. Dalies, Or., 1854-55,— Yakima Expedition, 

(Fiest Lieut., 4th Infantey, Feb. 3, 1855, to May 14, 1861) 
1855,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1855-56,— Ft. Orford, Or., 1856,— Rogue Eiver 
Expedition, Mar. -June, 1856, being engaged in several Skirmishes with Ore- 
gon Indians,— Quartermaster 4th Infantry, Sep. 10, 1856, to May 11, 1861,— 
and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1856-60; and on leave of atsence, 1860-61. 

Served during the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Mustering 
duty at Frederick, Md., Apr. 18-26, 1861; as Commissary for the State of 

(Capt. Staff— Com. of Subsistence, Mat 11, 1861) 
Indiana, May -June, 1861; on Western Virginia Campaign, June 20 to Oct. i, 
1861; as Chief of Commissariat at Cincinnati, O., for the Department of West- 
ern Virginia and District of Ohio, Oct. 5 to Nov. 30, 1861; as Commissary for 
the State of Indiana, at Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 1861, to Feb. 11, 1862,— as Chief 
of Commissariat of the Army of the Ohio, Feb. 12 to Dec. 31, 1862; 
as Chief of Commissariat, with rank of Lieut. -Colonel, of 15th Ai-my Corps, 
Jan. 1 to Apr. 14, 1863, and of Department and Army of the Tennessee, 

(Majoe Staff — Com. or Subsistence, Feb. 9, 1863) 
Apr.' 14, 1863, to Sep. 20, 1864, being engaged in the Vicksburg Campaign, 
and the subsequent Operations of the Army of the Tennessee, including the 
Campaign from Chattanooga to Atlanta; as Assistant to the Commissary-Gen- 
eral at Washington, D. C, Oct. 4 to Nov. 19, 1864; and as Purchasing and 
Depot Commissary and Chief of Commissariat of the Department of the Ohio, 
at Cincinnati, O. , and in general charge of the Subsistence Department in the 
States of Ohio, Indiana, and Ilhnois, Dec. 1, 1864, to Sep. 11, 1866; as Chief 
Commissary of the Department of the Lakes, and Purchasing and Depot 
Commissary at Detroit, Mich., Sep. 28, 1866, to 

(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., and Bvt. Colonel, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Faithful and 
Meeitobious Seevices dueing the Rebellion) 



1481. (Bom Me.) JOHN "W. ALLEY (Ap'd Me. ) . . 32 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut, of Infantey, July 1, 1850. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1850; on frontier duty, escort- 
ing Mexican Boundary Commission to New Mexico, via San Antonio and Ft. 
Bliss, Tex., 1850-51,— Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1851-52,— Scouting, 1852,— Camp 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantey, Mae 5, 1851) 
Vigilance, N. M., 1852,— Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1852-53,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 
1853.--Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1853-55,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1855-56,— Scout- 
ing, 1856, being engaged against Apache Indians, in a Skirmish on the Sierra 

(Fiest Lieut., 3d Infantey, Dec. 31, 1856) 
del Almagre, N. M., Mar., 1856,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1856-57,— Gila Expedi- 
tion, 1857, being engaged against Mogollan Indians in Skirmishes at the Cafion 
delosMuertosCameros, N. M., May 24 and June 27, 1857,— Ft. Defiance, N. M.. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 273 



NuMBEK. 1850. Class Bank. 

1857,— and Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1857-58; ou Eecraiting service, 1858-60; aud 
on frontier duty at Einggold Barracks, Tex., 1860-61, — and Ft. Brown, Tex., 
1861. 

Captain, 3d Infantkt, May 14, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-63: on Mustering 
duty at Denver, CoL, Oct. 1, 1861, to June 16, 1863; and with his regiment in 
the field, June 16 to Oct. 20, 1863. 

Dismissed Oct. 20, 1863. 

Civil History. — Mining in Colorado Territory since 1863. 



1482 . . (Bom Va. ) "WILLIAM L. CABELL (Ap'd Va. ) . . 33 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

184:6, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lletjt. of Infantry, Jxtly 1, 1850. 

Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1850-51; on frontier duty at 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Mae. 9, 1851) 

Ft Arbuckle, I. T., 1851-52,— Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1852-53, 1853-57,— and 

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Quartermaster, 7th Infantry, Apr. 16, 1855, to Mar. 8, 1858; and on Quarter- 
master duty at Ft. Smith, Ark., 1858, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1858,— Ft. 

(Captain Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Mar. 8, 1858) 

Kearny, Neb., 1858, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1858, — and Ft. Smith, Ark., 

1858-59; on leave of absence, 1859; and on frontier duty at Ft. Arbuckle, 

L T., 1859,— Ft. Cobb, L T., 1859-60, —and Ft. Smith, Ai-k., 1860-61. 

Eesigned, Apr. 20, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



1483.. (Bom Ten.) JAMES H. 'WILSON (Ap'd Ten.). .34 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 
Served on frontier duty in conducting Eecruits to Texas, 1850, — and Ft. 
Mcintosh, Tex., 1850-51. 

Eesigned, Sep. 1, 1851. 

Civil History. — Farmer, Williamson, Ten., 1851-60. History since 1860, 
unknown. 



1484. . (Bom Md.). . . .HENRY C. BANKHEAD * . . (Ap'd at Large) . .35 

Military History. — Cadet at the D. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, L T., 1850-51,— Ft. Smith, Ark., 
(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Aug. 4, 1851) 

♦ Sod of Bvt. Brig.-General Jambs Bankhead, Colonel of 2d Artillery. 
18 



274 GRADUATES OF THE 



NxTMBEE. 1S50. Class Rank. 

as Depot Commissary, 1851,— Ft. "Washita, I. T., 1851,— Ft. Belknap, Tex., 
1851-53,— convoying Train to Ft. Croghan, 1853,— Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1853,— 
Scouting, 1853, being engaged against Waco Indians in a Skirmish near "Waco 
"Village, Tex.,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1853-54. 1854-55,— Camp El Picos, Tex., 
1855, — Corpus Christi Commissary Depot, Tex., 1855-56,— at Ft. Myers, Fla., 

(First Lieut., 5th Ijtfantry, July 19, 1855) 
1856, — and on Utah Expedition, 1857-60; and on Recruiting service, 1860-61. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Acting Asst. 
(Captain, 5th Infantry, June 25, 1861) 
Inspector-General of the Department and Army of the Ohio, Dec. 19, 1861, to 
Oct. 16, 1862, on the staff of Major-General Buell, being engaged in the Battle 
of Shiloh, Apr. 7, 1862,— Advance upon, and Siege of Corinth, Apr. 9-May 30, 
1862, — and Battle of Perryville, Oct. 8, 1862; as Asst. Inspector-General, with 
the rank of Lieut. -Colonel, of 1st Army Corps, Jan. 1, 1863, to Mar. 26, 1864, 
and of 5th Army Corps, Mar. 26, 1864, to Aug. 1, 1865; in the Rappahannock 
Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Jan. -June, 1863, being engaged in the 
Skirmishes at Fitzhugh's Crossing, Apr. 29 -May 2, 1863, —and Battle of 
Chancellors ville. May 2-4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the 
Potomac), June -July, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, 
July 1-3, 1863, — and Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863; 
(BvT. Major, July 3, 1863, for G-vLL-iiNT and Meritorious Services 

AT THE B.VTTLE OF GETTYSBURG, Pa. ) 

in Operations in Central Virginia (Army of the Potomac), Aug., 1863, to 
May, 1864; in the Richmond Campaign (Army of the Potomac), May 4, 1864, 
to Apr. 9, 1865, being engaged in the Battle of the "Wilderness, Maj"- 5-6, 1864, 
— Battles about Spottsylvania, May 9-20, 1864, — Battles of North Anna, 

(BvT. Lieut. -Col., May. 8. 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of Spottsylvania, Va. ) 
May 23-25, 1864,— Battle of Bethesda Church, May 30-June 4, 1864.— Siege 
and Operations about Petersburg, June 17, 1864, to Apr. 2, 1865, — Actions on 
Norfolk Railroad, June 18, 1864, and Jerusalem Plank Road, June 21, 1864,— 
Petersburg Mine Assault, June 30, 1864, — Action for the Occupation of the 

(BvT. Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864, for Brave Conduct and 
Efficient Service in the Battles and Marches of the Campaign) 
Weldon Railroad, Aug. 18-21, 1864.— Combat of Peeble's Farm, Sep. 30, 1864, 
— Action on Hatcher's Run, Oct. 27-28, 1864, — Expedition down "Weldon Rail- 
road, Dec. 7-12, 1864,— Combat of Dabney's Mill, Feb. 6, 1865, where he was 
wounded, — Actions on Quaker Road, Mar. 29, 1865, and on White Oak Ridge, 
Mar. 31, 1865,— Battle of Five Forks, Apr. 1, 1865,— Pursuit of Rebel Army, 

(BvT. BRIG.-GENER.4i,, U. S. VOLUNTEERS, ApR. 1, 1865, FOR G.ILLANT AND 

Meritorious Services in the Battle of Five Forks, Va. ) 

kpr. 5-9, 1865, — and Capitulation at Appomatox C. H., Apr. 9, 1865; on 

(BvT. Colonel., U. S. Army, Apr. 2, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious 

Services in front of Petersburg, Va.) 

Recruiting service, Aug. 1, 1865, to May 15, 1866; on frontier duty at Ft. 

Union, N^ M., Aug. 10, 1866 to 



1485. .(Bom Me.) ALDEN SARGENT (Ap'd Me.). .36 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1850-51, — Ft. Atkinson, 
(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, Apr. 15, 1851) 



II 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 275 



NuMBEE. 1S50. Class Eank. 

Kan., 1851,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1851-52, 1852-53,— Ft. Ripley, Kan., 
1853-51:, — and Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1851-55; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 

(First Lieut., 9th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
1855; and on Recruiting service, 1855-56. 

Resigned, June 7, 1856. 

Civil History. — Unknown. Supposed to have 

Died, 18—. 



1486 . (Bom Va. ) ROBERT G. COLE (Ap'd at Large. ) . . 37 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1816, to July 1 1850, when he was graduated, and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Washita, L T., 1850-51,— Ft. Gates, Tex., 

1851-52,— Scouting, 1852, — Camp Johnston, Tex., 1852,— Ft. Chadbourne, 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, M.4.Y 25, 1852) 
Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1853,— Rmggold Barracks, Tex., 1853-54, 
—San Antonio, Tex., 1854,— Ft. Davis, Tex., 1854,— Scouting, 1854,— Ft. 
Davis, Tex., 1854,— Scouting, 1854-55,— Ft. Davis, Tex., 1855,— Ft. Bliss, 

(First Lieut.. 8th Infantry, Sep. 4, 1855) 
Tex., 1856,— Scouting, 18o6-57,— and Ft. Davis, Tex., 1857; on Recruiting 
service, 1858-59; and on Coast Survej', May 19, 1859, to Jan. 28, 1861, 
Resigned, Jan. 28, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1487.. (Bom La.).... JOHN J. A. A, MOUTON (Ap'd La. ) . . 38 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fiom July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 
On graduation leave of absence, Jiily 1, 1850, to Sep. 16, 1850. 
Resigned, Sep. 16, 1850. 

Civil History. — Asst. Engineer, New Orleans, Opelousas and Great West- 
em Railroad, 1852-53. Brig. -General, Louisiana MiUtia, 1850-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 
Killed by Texans, 1863, near New Ibebia: Aged 34. 



1488. (Bom R. L) JOSEPH T. HAILE (Ap'd La.). .39 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1850-51; in garrison at Ft 
(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, June 11, 1851) 
Columbus, N. Y., 1852; and on sick leave of absence, 1852-53. 
Died, July 31,1853, at Thompson, Ct. : Aged 23. 



276 GKADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1850. Class Rank. 

1489.. (Bom S. C.) JAMES L. CORLEY (Ap'd S. C.) .40 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1850, wheu he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut, of Infa>itey, July 1, 1850. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., 1850-51, — escorting Governor 

(Second Lieut.. 6th Infantet, SIat 6, 1851) 

Ramsay, of Minnesota Territor}', 1851, — Ft. Dodge, lo., 1851-52, — and Ft. 

Ridgely, Min., 1852-54; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854-55; and 

(Fiest Lieut., 6th Infantet, Mae. 3, 1855) 
on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., 1855, — Quartermaster, 6th Infantry, June 17 
to Nov. 27, 1855, at St. Louis, Mo.,— Adjutant, 6th Infantry, Nov. 27, 1855, 
to Apr. 29, 1861, — Jefferson Ban-acks, Mo., 1856, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 
1856-57,— Utah Expedition, 1858, — March to California, 1858, — San Francisco, 
Cal., 1858-59,— Ft. Gaston, Cai., 1859,— San Francisco, Cal., 1859.— Benicia, 
Cal., 1859-60,— San Francisco, Cal., I860,— and Benicia, Cal., 1860-61. 
Resigned, May 4, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1490. . (Bom N. J.) ZETUS S. SEARLB (Ap'd N. Y.) . .41 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut, of Infantry, Jxtlj 1, 1850. 
On graduation leave of absence, July 1, 1850, to Oct. 31, 1850. 
Resigned, Oct. 31, 1850. 

Civil History. — Asst. Engineer, Hudson River Railroad, N. Y., 1851-52, — 
of Chicago and Mississippi Railroad, HI., 1852-53, — of Pacific Railroad of Mis- 
souri, 1853-54, — and of Brooklyn Navy Yard, N. Y., 1855. Professor of Mathe- 
matics, Civil Engineering, &c., Peekskill lililitary Academy, N. Y., since 1859, 
— and Superintendent, since 1867. 



1491 ..(Bom Ga.). . . . J. EDWARD MAXW1BLL (Ap'd Ga.). .42 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut, of Infantby, July 1, 1850) 
Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Bhss, Tex., 1850-51,— Santa F^, N. M., 
(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Mae. 5, 1851) 
1851,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1851,— Ft. Conrad, N. IL, 1851,— Ft Union, N. M., 
1851-52,— Santa F^, N. M., 1852,— Ft. Union, N. M. , 1852-53,— Ft. Conrad, 
N. M., 1853,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1853-54,— and Scouting, 1854, against Apache 
Indians, being engage. I in a Skirmish, where he was 

KHiLED, June 30, 1854, neab Mobo Riveb, N. M. : Aged 27. 



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NuMBEB. 1850. Class Rank. 

1492. .(Bom N. Y.). . FREDERICK M. FOLLETT . . . (Ap'd N. Y.). .43 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
18i6, to July 1, 1850, ■when he ■was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
B'VT. Second Lleut. of Intajs'tby, July 1, 1850. 
Served: on fi-ontier duty at San EHzai-io, Tex., 1850-51, — Ft. Worth, Tex., 
1851-52,— Scouting, 1852,— Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1852,— Scouting, 1852,- 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantry, Sep. 13, 1852) 
Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1852-53,— Scouting. 1853,— Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1853,- 
Ft. CLark, Tex., 1853,— Ft. Bliss, Tex., 1854,— Scoiiting, 1854,— and Ft. Bliss, 
Tex., 1854-55. 

Resigned, Oct. 9, 1855. 

Military History.— Re-appointed in the U. S. Army ■with the rank of 
Secont) Lieut. , 4th Aetillery, June 27, 1856. 

SeiTed: in garrison at Ft. Brady, Mich., 1856; in Florida Hostilities against 
the Seminole Indians, 1856-57; and on frontier duty at Ft. Leaven^worth, and 

(FiEST Lieut. , 4th Artillery, Sep. 10, 1857) 
in quelling Kansas Disturbances, 1857-58. — Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1858-59, — 
Ut4\h Expedition, 1859-60,— Ft. Laramie, Dak., I860,— and Ft. Crittenden, 
Utah, 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the 
(Captain, 4th Abtilleey, Sep. 3, 1861) 
Defenses of Washington, D. C, Oct. 19 to Dec. 12, 1861; in ganison at Ft. 
Monroe, Va., Dec. 14, 1861, to May 9, 1862; on Expedition to, and Capture 
of, Norfolk, Va., May 10, 1862,— and near Gosport, Va., covering the Navy 
Yard. May 10 to Sep. 17, 1862; in Operations about Suffolk and Portsmouth, 
Va., Sep., 1862, to Apr. 26, 1864 (Chief of Artillery, Jan. 30, 1863, to Apr. 26, 
1864 1, being engaged in several Skirmishes on the Blackwater River, Oct. - 
Dec, 1862,— Action of the Desei-ted House, Jan. 30, 1863,— Defense of Siiffolk, 
(BvT. Majob, Jan. 30, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT THE Siege of Suffolk, Va. ) 
while besieged, as Chief of Artillery, Apr. 10-May 3, 1863,— Expedition to the 
Petersburg Railroad and the BLickwater, May- June, 1863,— and as Acting 
Engineer of the Outer Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., July 4, 1863, to Apr. 26, 
1864; in command of Artillery Brigade (Ai-my of the James), in Operations 
about Bermuda Hundred, Apr. 27 to Aug. 28, 1864, being engaged in Skir- 
mishes at Point of Rocks, May 7, and near Petersburg, May 9, 1864, — As- 
sault on Ft. Darling, May 14, 1864,- Combat near Drury's Bluff, May 16, 1864, 
— and Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, June 1 to Aug. 28, 1864, including the 
Attacks on the Petersburg Intrenchments, June 15-17, 1864; in command of 
Battery in the Richmond Campaign, Aug. 28, 1864, to Apr. 9, 1865, being en- 
gaged in the Siege of Petersburg, Aug. 28 to Sep. 20, 1864, and from Oct. 7, 

(BvT. Lieut. -Col. , Mab. 13, 1865, fob Gallant and Meeitoeious Seb^vices 

DURING THE REBELLION) 

1864, to Apr. 2, 1865,— and Occupation of Richmond, Apr. 3, 1865; on the 
Texas frontier, commanding Battery, at Bro^wnsviile, Aug. 22, 1865, to Jan., 
1866; in garrison at Washington, D. C, Feb. -Oct. 27, 1866,— Ft. Washington, 
Md., Oct. 27, 1866, to 



1493. . (Bom Turkey) . . . .DONALD C. STITH r Ap'd Md.) . .44 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1850, ■when he -was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Infantry, July 1, 1850. 



278 GEADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1850-51. Class Bank. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1850-51,— Ft. Belknap, Tex., 
1851,— Clear Fork of the Brazos, 1851-53,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1853-54,- 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, Ape. 30, 1853) 
Scouting, 1854,— Einggold Barracks, Tex., 1854-55,— and Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 

(FiEST Lieut., 5th Infantey, Oct. 18, 1855) 
1856; on Recruiting service, 1856-58; and on frontier duty on Utah Expedi- 
tion, 1858-60,— March to New Mexico, I860,— Exploration in New Mexico, 
I860,— Ft. Fauutleroy, N. M., 1860-61,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1861,— Ft. Marcy, 
N. M., 1861,— and Ft. Union, N. M., 1861. 

Served against the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861: on detached ser- 
(Captain, 5th Infantey, Aug. 8, 1861) 
vice, June 24 to Sep. 25, 1861. 

Dismissed, Sep. 25, 1861. 



CLASS OF 1851, 



1494 . . (Born Mas. ) . . . . GEORGE L. ANDREWS (Ap'd Mas. ) . . I 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai'my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Coeps of Engesteees, July 1, 1851. 

Served as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Warren, Boston Harbor, 

Mas., 1851-54; and at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Engineering, 

(Second Lieut. , Corps of Engineees, Feb. 2, 1854) 
Aug. 30, 1854, to Sep. 1, 1855. 

Resigned, Sep. 1, 1855. 

Civil History.— Engineer of Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, at Man 
Chester, N. H., 1855-57. Asst. Engineer in the service of the United States, 
in the construction of the Fortifications of Boston Harbor, Mas., 1857-59,— 
and at Sandy Hook, N. J., 1859-60. 

Military History.— Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
(Lieut. -Colonel, 2d Mas. Volunteers, May 24, 1861) 
1861-65: in guarding the Upper Potomac, July-Nov., 1861; in garrison at 
Frederick, Md., and as Member of Board for examining Volunteer Officers, 
Dec, 1861 to Apr., 1862; in Operations under Major-Geueral Banks, ui the 
Shenandoah Valley, Mar. -June, 1862, being engaged in several Skirmishes, - 

(Colonel, 2d Mas. Volunteees, June 13, 1862) 
and Combat of Winchester, May 25, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, 
June-Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9, 1862; 
in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Oct., 1862, being 
engaged in the Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 1862; at New York, forwai-ding 
troops and supplies for Major-General Banks' Expedition to New Orleans, 

(Beig.-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 10, 1862) 
Dec. 5, 1862, to Jan. 24, 1863; in Operations in the Department of the Gulf, 
Feb. 15, 1863, to Feb. 13, 1865 (as Chief of Staif of Major-General Banks. Mar. 6, 
to July 9, 1863), being engaged in the Advance on Port Hudson, Mar. 14, 
1863, — Combat of Ft. Bisland, Apr. 13-14, 1863, —Advance upon Opelousas 
and Alexandria, Apr. -May. 1863,— Siege of Port Hudson, May 25 to July 9, 
1863, — in command of the Corps d'Afrique, July 10, 1863, to Feb. 13, 1865. at 
Port Hud.son, La., — and District of Baton Rouge and Port Hudson, Dec. 28, 



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Number. 18o1. Class Rank. 



1864, to Feb. 13, 1865; as Provost- Marshal General of the Army of the Gulf, 

Feb. 27 to June 6, 1865. being present at the Attack of Mobile, Ala. , and its 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 26, 1865, for Faithful 

AND Meritorious* Services during the Campaign against the 

City of Mobile and its Defenses) 

defenses, Mar. 26 to Api*. 12, 1865, — and as Chief of Staff of Major-General 

Canby, June 6 to Aug. 2-4, 1865. 

Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 24, 1865. 

Civil History.— Planter, Washington County, Mis., 1865-67. U. S. Marshal 
for the State of Massachusetts, Apr. 8, 1867, to 



1495.. (Bom Pa.) ....JAMES ST. C. MORTON (Ap'dPa.)..2 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Corps or Engineers, July 1, 1851. 

Served: as Asst. Engineer in the constnictiou of the Defenses of Charleston 

harbor, S. C, 1851-52, — in building Ft. Delawai'e, Pea Patch Island, Del., 

1852-55; at the Mihtary Academy, as Asst. Professor of Engineering, Sep. 1, 

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Apr. 1, 1854) 
1855, to June 16, 1857; as Asst. Engineer in Operations preliminary to con- 

(FiRST Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July. 1, 1856) 
struction of Sandy Hook Fort, N. J., 1857-58; as Light-house Engineer of 3d 
District, from Goosebury Point, Mas., to Squam Inlet, N. J., 1858-59; in 
chargf' of Potomac Water-works, 1859-60; as Engineer of the "Chiriqui 
Expedition," Central America, 1860; in charge of Washington Aqueduct, 
186U-61 ; and as Superintemiling Engineer of the consti-uction of Ft. Jeffei'son, 

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Aug. 6, 1861) 
Tortugas, Fla., 1861-62,— and of repairs of Ft. Mifflin, Pa., 1862. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-64: as Chief 
Engineer of the Army of the Ohio, June 9 to Oct. 27, 1862, during Major-Gen- 
eral BueU's Operations ia North Alabama, — Pursuit of Rebel Army under 
General Bragg, to Louisville, Ky., — and Advance through Kentucky to the 
relief of Nashville, Ten. ; as Chief Engineer of the Ai-my of the Cum- 
berland, Oct. 27, 1862, to Aug. 22, 1863, and Sep. 17 to Nov. 14, 1863, and in 
coil maud of Pioneer Brigade, attached to 14th Corps (Army of the Cum- 
berland), Nov. 3, 1862, to Nov. 7, 1863; in the Tennessee Campaign, Nov., 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volttnteers, Nov. 29, 1862) 
1862-Jan., 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Stone River, Dec. 31, 
(Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Jan. 2, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of Stone River, Ten. ) 
1862-Jan. 3, 1863; in fortifjang Nashville and Murfreesboro', Ten., Jan. -June, 
1863; in the Tennessee Campaign, June-Nov., 1863, being engaged in the 
Advance on TuUahoma, June 24-July 4, 1863, — crossing the Cumberland 

(Major, Corps of Engineers, July 3, 1863) 
Mountains and Tennessee River, Aug. 15-Sep. 4, 1863, — Battle of Chick- 
(BvT. Colonel. , Sep. 20, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of Chickamauga, Ga. ) 
amauga, Sep. 19-20, 1863, where he was wounded,— and fortifying Chatta- 
nooga, Sep. -Nov., 1863; as Superintending Engineer of the Defenses of 
(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Nov. 7, 1863. ) 



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NuMBEE. I80I. Class Eank. 

Nashville, Murfreesboro', Clarksville and Ft. Donelson, Nov. 1-1, 1863, to 

Jan. 30, 1864; as Assistant to the Chief Engineer at Washington, D. C, Jan. 30 

to May 16, 1864; and as Chief Engineer of 9th Army Corps in the Richmond 

Campaign, May 18 to June 17, 1864, being engaged in the Battle of North 

Anna, May 24, 1864,— Battle of Tolopotomy, May 28-29, 1864,— Battle of 

Bethesda Church, May 30, 1864, — and Assault of Petersburg, Va., where, 

(BvT. Beig.-Genekal, U. S. Army, June 17, 1864, fob (^ at.t.ax t and JVIebi- 

TOEious Services at the Assault of Peteesbubg, Va. , wheiue 

HE WAS Killed) 

while leading the attack, he was 

Killed, June 17, 1864: Aged 35. 

Civil History. — Author of a "Memoir on Fortification," 1858; "Memoir 
on the Dangers and Defenses of New York city, " 1858 : ' ' American Fortifica- 
tion," 1859; and "Life and Services of Major John Sanders, of the Engi- 
neers," 1860. 



1496. . (Bom Me.) GEORGE T. BALCH (Ap'd O.) • .3 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Oednance, July 1, 1851. 

Served: as Assistant at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1851; at the Military 
Academy as Asst. Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Geology, Sep. 13, 
1852, to Jan. 19, 1853; in command of Mount Veniou Arsenal, Ala., 1853; as 

(Second Lieut., Oednance, Feb 26, 1853) 
Asst. at Frankford Aisenal, Pa., 1853-54, — and at Ordnance Depot, Gover- 
nor's Island, N. Y., 1854-55; as Chief of Ordnance on Sioux Expedition, 

(First Lieut., Oednance, July. 1, 1854) 
Apr. 16, 1855, to June 30, 1856; as Assistant at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., 1856; 
on Inspection of the Armament of Fortifications of Pensacola Harbor, Fla. , 
1856-57; on leave of absence, 1857; as Assistant at Ordnance Depot, Gover- 
nor'slsland, N. Y., 1857-58, — to the Inspector of Arsenals, 1858, — at Ordnance 
Depot, Governor's Island, N. Y., 1858-59, — and at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 
1859-61; and as Member of Several Boards for testing breech-loading and 
rifled Ordnance, 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding Stixtes, 1861-65: as Chief 
of Ordnance, Department of Florida. Apr. 16 to July 18, 1861; on Special duty 
in procuring suppUes, at Springfield, Mas., Aug. 2, 1861, to Feb., 1862, — and 

(Capt.\in, Ordnance, Nov. 1, 1861) 

in Ordnance Bureau at Washington, D. C, Feb., 1862, to Sep. 16, 1863; as 

Principal Assistant to the Chief of Ordnance, Sep. 16, 1863, to Sep. 14, 1864; 

at the Military Academy, as Instructor of Ordnance and Gunnery, Sep. 22, 

(Bvt. Major, and Bvt. Lieut.-Col., Mae. 13, 1865, for Faithful and 

Meritorious Services in the Ordnance Department 

DURING THE ReBELHON) 

1864, to July 12, 1865; in command of Charleston Arsenal, S. C, Aug. 21, to 
Oct. 7, 1865; and on leave of absence, Oct. 7 to Dec. 1, 1865. 
Resigned, Dec. 1, 1865. 

Civil History. — General Manager and Treasurer of Remington Agriool- 
tuL-al Works at lUion, N. Y., 1866-67. 



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Number. 1851. Class Rank. 



1497. . (Bom Ten.^ . . .WILLIAM T. WTJLCKER (Ap'd Ten.) . .4 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. INIilitaiy Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Btt. Second Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1851. 

Served: as Assistant at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., 1851-53, — and at Be- 

(Second Lieut., Ordnance, June 26, 1853) 

nicia Arsenal, Cal., 1853-56; as Acting Top. Engineer and Aide-de-Camp 

(First Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1855) 
to Colonel Wright, on Yakama Expedition, 1856, being present in a Skirmish 
at the Cascades, Wash., Mar. 28, 1856; in command of Vancouver Ordnance 
Depot, Wash., 1856-57; as Assistant at Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1858-59; 
and in command of Vancouver Ordnance Depot, Wash., 1861. 

Dismissed, July 22, 1861, "Having given proof of his Disloyalty." 

Civil History.— Counsellor at Law, at Portland and the Dalles, Or., 
1861-62. Civil Engineer at Victoria, British America, 1862-64. Mining in 
Idaho and British Columbia, since 1866, P. O. Astoria, Or. 



1498. .(Bom Pa.) ALEXANDER PIPER (Apd Pa.). .5 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. ^Military Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1851. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Independence, Mas., 1851-52, — Ft. Adams, R. I., 
(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Dec. 12, 1851) 
1852-53,— and Ft Snelling, Min., 1853; at the Militiii-y Academy as Asst. Pro- 
fessor of Geography, History, and Ethics, Aug. 29, 1853, to Apr. 14, 1854; in 
garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1854; on frontier duty at Ft. Yuma, Cal, 1854-55, 

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Jan. 31, 1855) 
—Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1855, — Ft. Dalles, Or., 1855, — Indian Hostilities, in 
Wash. Ter., 1855-56, being engaged in a Sku-mish at the Cascades, Wash., 
Mar. 28, 1856,— Ft. Walla- Walla, Wash., 1856-57,— Ft. Umpqua, Or., 1857-59, 
1859-60, — and on Expedition to Upper Klamath Lake, Or., 1860. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Defense of 

(Captain, 18th Infantry, May 14, 1861: Declined) 

(Captain, 3d Artillery, May 14, 1861) 

Washington, D. C, June-Jaly, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 

1861, as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of Sherman's Brigade, being engaged 

in the Action of Blackburn's Ford, July 18, 1861,— and Battle of Bull Run, 

July 21, 1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, July-Sep., 1861; at the 

Military Academy as Principal Asst. Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy, and 

Geology, Sep. 11, 1861, to June 16, 1862; as Chief of Artillery of the Army 

commanded by Major-General Pope, in the Northern Virginia Campaign, 

(Bvt. Major, Aug. 30, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 

during the campaign in northern virginia) 

July21-Sep. 3, 1862; as Asst. Inspector of Artillery at Washington, D. C, 

(Colonel, IOth New York Artillery Volunteers, Jan. 7, 1863) 
Sep., 1862, to .Jan., 1863; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Jan., 1863, to 
May, 1864; in the Richmond Campaign, June-Dec, 1864, being engaged in 



282 



GRADUATES OF THE 



NtJMBEK. 



1851. 



Class Eank. 



the Assault of Petersburg, June 16. 18&4, — Siege of Petersburg and Rich- 

(BvT. Lieut. -Col., June 15, 1861:, fob Gallant and jMeritorious 

Services at the Siege of Petersburg, Va. ) 

mond, June-Dec, 1861:, being Chief of Artillery of 18th Army Corps, July 23 to 

Nov. 10, 1864; as Chief of Artillery of Middle Military Division, Dec, 1861, 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, July 6, 1865) 
to July, 1865; and at the Military Academy as Principal Asst. Instructor of 
Artillery Tactics, Jvdy 21, 1865, to 



1499. .(Born N. Y.) JAMES THOMPSON (Ap'd N. Y.). .6 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was gradiiated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1851. 
Served: in garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky., 1851, — Ft. Wood, N. Y., 1852, 
(Second Lieut. 2d Artillery, July 1, 1852) 
— and Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1852-5-4; at the MiUtary Academy, as Asst. Profes- 
sor of Mathematics, Jan. 2, 1854, to Nov. 10, 1857; in garrison at Ft. Inde- 

(FiRST Lieut., 2d Artillery, Aug. 16, 1854) 
pendence, Mas., 1858-59; on leave of absence, 1859-60; in garrison at Ft. In- 
dependence, Mas., 1860; on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 1860-61; and in 
garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1861. , 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Defense 
of Ft. Pickens, Fla., Apr. 19 to July 3, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 

(Captain, 2d .\rtillery, June 14, 1861) 
1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861 ; in the Defenses 
of Washington, D. C, July 23, 1861, to Mar. 17. 1862; in the Virginia Penin- 
sular Campaign (.Yrniy of the Potomac), Mar. ^July, 1862. being engaged in 
the Siege of Yorktown. Apr. 5-Mav 4. 1862, — Buttle of Williamsburg, May 5, 
1862,— Battle of Fair Oaks, May 3"l-Juue 1, 1862, -Skirmishes. June 25, and 
29, 1862, near Seven Pines, -Battle of Gleudale, June 30, 1862, —Battle of 
(BvT. Major, June 30, 1862. for Gallant and Meritorious 
Services at the Battle of Glendale, Va. ) 
Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862,— and Skirmish at Harrison's Landing, July 2, 
1862; on sick leave of absence, July 25 to .\ug. 29, 1862; as Chief of .\rtillery, 
in Defense of Cincinnati during Rebel Raid, Sep., 1862, — of Department of 
Ohio, Oct., 1862, to Apr., 1863,— and Army of Kentucky, Apr. to Oct., 
1863, being engaged in the Defense of Franklin. Ten., Apr. 10, 1863. and 
Battle of Claickamauga, Ga.. Sep. 20, 1863; in Organizing Artillery Regiment 
in Kentucky, Oct., 1863, to Apr. 18, 1864; on Mustering and Disbursing duty 
at Louisville, Ky., Mar. -May, 1864, and at Cincinnati, 0., May, 1864, to Aug., 
1865; in garrison at Fort Point, Cal, Sep., 1864; on Mustering and Disbursing 
duty at San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 16 to Dec. 21, 1865; on Recruiting service, 
Jan. 27, 1866, to 



1500.. (Born Mas.) 



CALEB HUSE. 



(Ap'd Mas.).. 7 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1851. 
Served: in garrison at Key West, Fla., 1851-52; at the Military Academy 
(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Sep. 4, 1851) 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 283 



Number. 1851. Class Rank. 

1852-59, as Asst. Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogj' and Geology, Dec. 1, 

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Nov. 4, 1854) 
1852, to Sep. 10, 1855, — and Principal Asst. Professor, Sep. 10, 1855, to 
Aug. 31. 1859; on leave of absence in Europe, 1859-60; on Board to test the 
merits of James and Shenkle's Rifled Canon, 1860; and on leave of absence in 
Europe, 1860-61. 

Resigned, Feb. 25, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1501 . . (Bom Ky. ) KENNER GARRARD (Ap'd at Large. ) . . 8 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. ^Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in garrison at Ft Mifflin. Pa., 1851-52; on frontier duty at Ft. 

(Transferred to 1st Dragoons, Feb. 20, 1852) 

Conrad, N. M., 1852, — and Albuquerque, N. M., 1852-53; on Topographical 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Oct. 31, 1853) 
duty on Pacific Railroad Exploration, from Dona Ana, N. M., to Preston, 
Tex., 1853-54; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854-55; in charge of 

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
the Cavalry Instruction at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1855; as Adjutant, 2d Cavalry, 
Apr. 20. 1855, to May 31, 1858, at Louisville, Ky., 1855, — Jefferson Barracks, 
Mo., 1855,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 1856,— San Antonio, Tex., 1856-57, 1857-58,— and 
Ft. Mason, Tex., 1858; on Recruiting service, 1858-60; in conducting recruits 
to Texas, 1860-61; and on frontier duty at Camp Cooper, Tex., 1861, being 
captured, Apr. 12, 1861, at San Antonio, Tex., by Texan insurgents and put 
upon parole until exchanged as a prisoner of war, Aug. 27, 1862. 

Served dmnng the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: at Washing- 
(Capt.un, 2d Cavalry, Feb. 27, 1861: 5th Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861; 
ton, D. C, in the Commissary-General's Office, Apr. -Sep., 1861; at the Military 
Academy, 1861-62, as Asst. Instructor of Cavalry, Sep. 16, to Dec. 5, 1861, — • 
and as Commandiint of Cadets (ex-officio, Lieut. -Colonel), and Instructor of 
Artillery, Cavalry, and Infantry Tactics, Dec. 5, 1861, to Sep. 25. 18G2; in the 

(Colonel, 146th N. Y. Volunteers, Sep. 23, 1862) 
Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Nov. 1862, to June, 1863, 
being engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, — and Battle of 
Chancellorsville, May 2-4, 1863: in the Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the 
Potomac), June^July, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 
(BvT. Lieut. -Colonel, Jixy 2, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious 
Services at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. ) 
186.3, — and Pursuit of the enemy to Warrenton. Va., July, 1863; in the 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, July 23, 1863) 
Rapidan Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Oct.-Dec, 1863, being engaged 

(Major, 3d Cavalry, Nov. 2, 1863) 
in the Combat of Rappahannock Station, Nov. 7, 1863, — and Mine Run Oper- 
ations, Nov. 26 to Dec. 6, 1863; in charge of the Cavalry Bureau at Washington, 
D. C, Dec, 1863, to .Ian., 1864; in command of 2d Cavalry Division (Army of 
the Cumberland , Feb.-Dec, 1864, in Operations about Chattanooga and in 
the Invasion of Georgia, being constantly engaged on detached Expeditions, 



284 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEE. 1851. Class Rank. 

and in frequent engagements during the entire Atlanta Campaign ; in command 
(Byt. Colonel, July 22, 1864, for Gaxlant and Meritorious Services 
IN the Expedition to Co\^NGTON, Ga. ) 
of 2d Cavali-y Divsion (Military Division of the Mississippi), Oct. -Nov., 1864, 
during Major -General Sherman's Pursuit of the Rebel Army under General 
Hood, from Dalton to Rome, Ga. ; in command of 2d Division, 16th Ai'my 
Corps, Dec, 1864:-July, 1865, being engaged in the Battle of Nashville, Ten., 
(BvT. Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Dec. 15, 1864, for Conspicuous 
Gallantry and Efficiency during the Battle op the 15th 
AND 16th, before Nashville, Ten.) 
Dec. 15-16, 1864,— Operations against Mobile, Mar. 10-Apr. 13, 1865, parti- 
cipating in the Siege of Spanish Fort (guarding corps train). Mar. 27- 
(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for G.u:.lant and Meri- 
torious Services at the Battle of Nashville, Ten. ) 

Apr. 3, 1865, and Siege of Blakely, Apr. 3-9, 1865, where he led the storm- 
ing column which captured the place, — Movement to Montgomerj% Ala., 
(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Armt, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 
Apr. 13-27, 1865, remaining in the vicinity to Aug., 1865 ; in command 
of the District of Mobile, Ala., Aug. -Sep., 1865; and as Asst Inspector-General 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 24, 1865) 
of the Department of the Missouri, Mar. 2 to Nov. 9, 1866. 
Resigned, Nov. 9, 1866. 



1502. .(Born Ky.) BEN HARDIN HELM (Ap'd Ky.)..9 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Milittiry Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1851. 
Served: at the Cavah-y School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1851-52; and on 
(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Mar. 31, 1852) 
frontier duty at Ft. Lincoln, Tex., 1852. 

Resigned, Oct. 9, 1852. 

Civil History. — Counsellor at Law, Elizabethtown, Ky., 1854-58, — and at 
Louisville, Ky., 1858-61. Member of the House of Representatives of the 
State of Kentucky, 1855-56. Commonwealth Attorney for the 3d District of 
Kentucky, 1856-58. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States and 
Died, Sep. 21, 1863, of Wounds Received at Chickamauga, Ga. : Aged 33. 



1503. (Bom Va.) ED"WARD H. DAY (Ap'd Ten. ).. 10 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MUitary Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1851. 
Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1851-52; in gar- 
(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 30, 1852) 
rison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1852-53; on frontier duty in Texas, 1853; in garri- 
son at Ft. Wood, N. Y., 1854, — and San Francisco, CaL, 1854; on frontier 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 285 



NuMBEB. 1831. Class Rank. 

duty in Indian Hostilities in Washington Territory, 1854, — Ft. Dalles, Or., 
1854, — Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1854-55, — Indian HostiUties in Oregon, 1855, — 

(Flrst Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Fl. Dalles, Or., 1855-56, — and San Diego, Gal., 1856; and on sick leave of ab- 
sence, 1856-60. 

Died, Jan. 2, 1860, at Richmond, Va. : Aged 30. 



1504. (Bom Ten.)...ALVAN C. GILLEM (Ap'd Ten. ) . . 11 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1851-52; in 

(Second Lieut., 1st Artilleby, Dec. 31, 1851) 

garrison at East Pascagoula, Mis., 1852, -New Orleans Barracks, La., 1852-53, 

—Baton Rouge, La., 1853, 1853-54 (sick),— Ft. Monroe. Va., 1854 (sick), 

1855-56,— Ft. McHenry, Md., 1856-58,— and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1858; and on 

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Mar. 3, 1855) 
frontier duty at San Antonio, Tex., 1858-59,— Ft. Clark, Tex., 1859-60,— Ft. 
Brown, Tex., I860,— and Key West Barracks, Fla., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Defense of 
(Captain, 19th Infantry, May 14, 1861: Declined) 
(Captain, 1st Artillery, May 14, 1861: Vacated, May 14, 1861) 
Ft. Taylor, Fla., Jan. -Oct., 1861; as Brigade Quartermaster, in Operations in 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, July 12, 1861) 
Kentucky, Nov. 9, 1861, to Feb. 6, 1862, being engaged in the Combat of Mill 
Springs, Ky., Jan. 19-20, 1862; in command of the Siege Artillery, and as 
(BvT. Major, Jan. 19, 1862, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT the Battle of Mill Springs, Ky. ) 
Chief Quartermaster of the Army of the Ohio, Feb. -June, 1862, in the Tennes- 
see Campaign, being engaged in the Battle of Shiloh, Apr. 7, 1862, — and 
Advance upon, and Siege of Corinth, Apr. 9-May 30, 1862; as Provost-Marshal 

(Colonel, 10th Tennessee Volunteers, May 13, 1862) 
of the City of Nashville, Ten., Aug. 12 to Dec. 24, 1862; in command of 
Brigade in Tennessee Operations, Dec. 24,1862, to June 1, 1863, being engaged 
in a Skirmish near Lavergne, Dec. 31, 1862, — and at Harjaeth River, Jan. 12, 
1863; as Adjutant-General of the State of Tennessee, June 1, 1863, to Apr. 1, 

(Brig. -General U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 17, 1863) 
1865 ; in command of troops guarding Nashville and North-western Railroad , 
June, 1863, to Aug., 1864; in command of Expedition to East Tennessee, 
Aug., 1864, to Mar., 1865, being engaged in the Skirmish at Blue 
Springs, Aug. 22, 1864, — Surprise of Rebel Raiders at Greenville, Sep. 4, 1864, 
when their commanding General, John H. Morgan, was killed, — Action 
of Carter's Station, Oct. 1, 1864,— Combat of Morristown, Oct. 28, 1864,— 
Action at Bull's Gap, Nov. 12, 1864, — and Skirmishes at Morristown, Nov. 13, 
at Rogersville, Dec. 12, and at Kingsport, Dec. 13, 1864; in command of the 
Tennessee Cavalry in General Stoneman's Raid into South-western Virginia, 
being engaged in the Action near Wythville, Dec. 18, 1864, — Action at Marion, 
Dec. 16, 1864,— and Capture of Saltville, Dec. 22, 1864; as Member and Vice 
(Bvt. Lleut.-Col., Dec. 16, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious 
Services in the Action at Marion, Va. ) 
President of the Convention to Revise the Constitution and Re-organize the 
State Government of Tennessee, Jan. 9, 1865; as Member of the House of 



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NuMBEE. 1851. Class Rank. 

Representatives of the State of Tennessee, Mar., 1865; in command of Cavalry 
Division in the District of East Tennessee, Mar. 18 to July 3, 1865, being 
engaged in Expedition to North Carolina, participating in the Action and 
Capture of Salisbury, Apr. 12, 1865, — Skirmish near MorgantowTi, Apr. 17, 
(BvT. Colonel, ]Mak. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and Mekitoeious See vices 

DURING THE REBELLION) 

(BvT. Beig. -General, U. S. Akmi, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 

Meeitoeious Seevices in the Field dueing the Rebellion) 

(BvT. Maj. -General, U. S. Aemt. Ape. 12, 1865. foe Gallant 

Conduct at the Battle of Salisbuey, N. C. ) 

1865,— and Action near Asheville, Apr. 22, 1865; in command of the District 

of East Tennessee, July i, 1865, to July 28, 1866; on Court-Martial duty, Aug.- 

(CoLONEL, 24th Infantky, July 28, 1866) 

(Mustebed out OF VoLUNTEEH Seevice, Sep. 1, 1866) 

Dec, 1866; in command of District of Mississippi, Jan. 11, 1867, to 



1505. .(Bom N. T.) De Wl'lT N. ROOT (Ap'd N. Y.). .12 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, July 1, 1851. 
On graduation leave of absence, July 1, 1851, to Aug. 4, 1851. 
Died, Aug. 4, 1851, at Mohawk, N. Y. : Aged 20. 



1506 . . (Bom Ct. ) . . . . ALEXANDER J. PERRY (Ap'd Ct. ) . . 13 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in garrison at Castle Pinckney, S. C, 1851-52; in Florida Hostili- 

(Second Lieut., 2d Aettllery, July 1, 1852) 

ties against the Seminole Indians, 1852; at the Military Academy, 1852-58, as 

(FiEST Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, Sep. 27, 1854, to Nov. 12, 1861) 
Asst Professor of Mathematics, Nov. 11, 1852, to Sep. 21, 1857,— and of 
Drawing. Sep. 21, 1857, to Jan. 16, 1853; on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, 
IVIin., 1858,— Scouting, 1858, being engaged in the Capture of thirty Chippewa 
Indians, June, 1858, — Ft. Ripley. [Min.. 1858-59, — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 
1859-61; and in garrison at Washington, D. C, 1861. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in Defense 
(Capt. Staff — Asst. Quaeteemastee, May 17, 1861) 
of Ft. Pickens, Fla., Apr. 19 to July 18, 1861; and in charge of the Bureau of 
Clothing and Equipage in the Quartermaster-General's Office, Washington, 
D. C, Sep., 1861, to 

(Lieut. -CoL., U. S. Volunteers — Quaetebmastee, 8th Abmt Cobps, 

Aug. 20, 1862, to Jan. 15, 1863) 

(CoL. Staff, U. S. Volunteees, Aug. 2, 1864, to Jan. 1, 1867) 

(Bvt. Majoe, Bvt. Lieut. -Col., and Bvt. Colonel, M.ae. 13, 1865, fob 

Faithful and Meeitoeious SEE'vacES during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Bbig.-Geneeal, U. S. Aemy. Mae. 13. 1865, foe Faithful and M£BI< 

TOBious Seevices in the Quartermaster's Department 

during the rebellion) 

(Major Staff— Quaetebmasteb, July 29, 1866) 



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NuMBEK. 1851. Class Rank. 

1507. (Bom Pa) ISAIAH N. MOORE ( Ap'd Pa. ) . . 14 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1851. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft, Reading, Cal., 1853, — Ft. Jones, Cal., 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Feb. 21, 1853) 

1853, — Los Lunas, N. M., 1853-56, — Scouting, 1856, against Apache Indians, 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Mar. 3, 1855) 
being engaged in a Skirmish near the Almaigre Mountains, N. M., Apr., 
1856,— Los Lunas, N. M., 1856.— Scouting, 1856-57,— Gila Expedition, 1857, 
being engaged against Apache Indians in a Combat on the Gila River, N. M., 
June '27. 1857,— Ft. Buchanan, N. M., 1857-58,— and Scouting, 1858, being 
engaged in a Skirmish west of the Huachugua Mountains, N. M., Mar. 11, 
1858: on Recmiting service, 1858-60; as Member of Board for the trial of 
small arms, 1860; and on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1860, — Ft. 

(Captain, 1st Dragoons, Apr. 20, 1861 : 1st Cwalry, Aug. 3, 1861) 
Buchanan. N. M.. I860,— and Ft. Breckenridge, N. M., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-62: in Operations 
in New Mexico, May, 1861, to June, 1862, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. 
Craig. 

Died, Jan. 16, 1862, at Ft. Craio, K M. : Aged 35. 



1508. .(Bom Me.) JOHN EDWARDS (Ap'd Me.). .15 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut.. 3d Artillery, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Preble, Me., 1851-52. — Ft. Constitution, N. H., 

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, M.\.r. 16, 1852) 

1852-53,— and Ft. Adams, R. I., 1853; on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., 

1853; in ganison at Ft. Wood, N. Y., 1854.— Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1854,— and 

Benicia, Cal., 1854-55; on frontier duty at Nome Lakee Reserve, Cal., 1855-56, — 

(First Lieut,, 3d Artillery, Feb. 15, 1855) 
and Ft. Washita, L T., 1856; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1856-57; on 
Recruiting service, 1857; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for 
Practice), 1857-58; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1858, — Utah 
Expedition, 1858-59, — March to Washington Territory, 1859, — San Juan 
Island, Wash., 1859,— Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1859-60,— Scouting, I860,— 
Expedition against hostUe Indians to Smith's Plains , Or. , 1860, — and Ft. Van- 
couver, Wash., 1860; and on leave of absence, 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in garrison at 
Ft Washington, Md., Apr. -July, 1861; in command of Battery in the Manas- 

(Captain, 3d Artillery, July 23, 1861) 
Bas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 
1861; in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. , July-Dec. , 1861; on the staff of 
Brig. -General Crittenden, at Green River, Ky. , Jan. -Mar. , 1862 ; in command 
of Battery (Army of the Potomac), in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, Mar.- 
Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 13-May 4, 1862, — 
Battle of Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862,— Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 
(BvT. Major, June 27, 1862. for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT THE Battle of Gaines' Mill, Va. ) 



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Ntjmbee. 1851. Class Rank. 



1862,— Action at Turkey Bend, June 30, 1862,— and Battle of Malvern Hill, 
July 1, 1862; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep. -Nov., 
1862, being engaged on Picket near Antietam, Sep. 16-17, 1862, — and on 
(BvT. LiEUT.-CoL., Sep. 17, 1862, for GALL.usrT and Meritorious 
Services during the Maryland Campaign) 
March to Falmouth, Va., Oct. -Nov., 1862; in the Eappahannock Campaign 
(Army of the Potomac), Dec, 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Fredericks- 
burg, Dec. 13, 1862; on sick leave of absence, Jan. -Mar., 1863; in command 
of Batteiy in Kentucky, Mar.-June, 1863, at Lexington, Mar. 30-Apr. 8, 1863, 
— Camp Dick Robinson, Apr. 9-30, 1863,— and Jamestown, May 30-June 6, 
1863; as Chief of ArtiUery of 9th Army Corps, on Expedition to Mississippi, 
July 0-22, 1863, being engaged in the Attack on Jackson, Mis., July 11-17, 
1863; on sick leave of absence, Aug. -Oct., 1863; as Mustering and Disburs- 
ing Officer at Albany, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1863, to April, 1861; in command of the 
Artillery Reserve of 9th Army Corjis, in the Richmond Campaign, May- 
June, 1861; as Instructor of Artillery in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., 
June, 1864, to Jan., 1865; in command of Battery at Alexandi-ia, Va., Jan.- 
July, 1865; on leave of absence, July-Sep., 1865; in command of Battery in 
the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Sep. -Oct., 1865; in garrison at Ft. Pre- 
ble, Me., Oct., 1865, to Aug., 1866; on Recruiting service, Aug. 18, 1866, to 



1509. .(Born N. T.) .ALBERT J. S. MOLINARD *. . . . (Ap'd N. Y.). .16 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy Irom Sep. 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

(BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1851) 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1851-52; in Florida Hostilities 

(Secont) Lieut., 2d Artillery, Sep. 28, 1852) 

against the Seminole Indians, 1853; in garrison at Barrancas Barracks, Fla., 

1853-54, — and Ft. McHenry, Md., 1854-55; in Florida Hostilities against the 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Feb. 20, 1855) 
Seminole Indians, 1855-57; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School 
for Practice), 1857; as Aide-de-Camp to Bvt. Maj. -General Wool, June 1, 1857, 
to Oct. 15, 1858, at Troy, N. Y. ; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery 
School for Practice), 1858-60; and on frontier duty at Ft. Ridgely, Min., 
1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of th'e Seceding States, 1861-63 : in garrison at 
Ft. McHenry, Md., Apr. 18, 1861, to July 14, 1862; on route to join his com- 

(Captain, 2d Artillery, Nov. 12, 1861) 
pany at Clear Creek, Mis., Aug. 1862; Prisoner of War, Aug. 13, to Oct. 29, 
1862; as Chief of Artillery of the 8th Division of the Army of the Tennessee, 
Nov. 13, 1862, to Jan., 1863,— at Holly Springs. Mis., Nov. 29-Dec. 10, 1862, 
— -and at Corinth, Mis. , Jan 3-Mar. 30, 1863 ; and on leave of absence, Mar. 30, 
to Sep. 29, 1863. 

Wholly Retired from Service, Oct. 1, 1863. 

Civil History.— Employed in the Office of the Collector of Internal Reve- 
nue, at New Orleans. La.. 1867. 

Was the son of Julian Molinard, Teacher of French at the Military Academy. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 289 



Number. 1851. Class Kank. 

1510 . (Bom Vrt. ) . . . . HENRY E. IVLAYNADIER * . ( Ap'd at Large) . . 17 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

18i7, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 

BvT. Second LrEUT., 1st Aetilleky, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in gai-rison at Baton Rouge, La., 1851,— New Orleans Barracks, La., 

1852,— East Pascagoula, Mis., 1852,— New Orleans Bai-racks, La., 1852-53,- 

(Second Lieut., 1st Abttlleey Feb. 29, 1852) 
and Baton Rouge, La.. 1853; on frontier duty at Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1853-54; 
in garrison at Baton Rouge, La., 1854-55.- and Ft. McHenry, Md., 1855; as 

(FiEST Lieut., 10th Infants y, Mak. 3, 1855) 
Quartermaster, 10th Infantry, Apr. 7 to Oct. 20, 1855, at Carlisle Barracks, 
Pa. ; as Adjutant 10th Inftxntry, Oct. 20, 1855, to Oct. 1, 1858, at Ft. Snelling. 
Mm.. 1855-56.— Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1856-57,— and Utah Expedition, 1857-58; 
on Expedition for survey and exploration of the Upper Missouri and Yellow 
Stone Rivers, 1859-61; and commanding escort to emigrants to the Pacific 
Coast, 1861. 

(Captain, IOth Infantry, Jan, 19, 1861) 

Served during the RebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861-C6: in command of 
Battiihon in the Defences of Washington, D. C, Jan. 21 to Feb. 16, 1862; as 
Ordnance Otficer to the Mississippi Mortar Flotilla, Feb. 26-Oct. , 1862, being en- 
gaged in the Bombardment of Island No. 10, Mar. 15 to Apr. 8, 1862, — Attack 
on Ft. Pillow, Ten., Apr. 14 to June 4, 1862, — Naval Action before Memphis, 
Ten., Juno 6, 1862, — and Attack on Chickasaw Bluff and Bombardment 
of Vicksburg, Mis., July 2-25, 1862; on March to Falmouth, Va. (Army 
of the Potomac), Oct.-Nov., 1862, being engaged in a Skirmish at Snicker's 
Gap, Nov. 3, 1862; in command of Battahon in the Rappahannock 
Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Dec. 9, 1862-Mar. 15, 1863, being 
engaged in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862; in charge of En- 
rollment Bureau in Provost^Marshal General's Office at Washington, D. C, 
May 19, 1863, to Apr. 8, 1864; in Organizing and accompanying Expedition to 

(Major, 12th Infantry, Nov. 4, 1863) 

Idaho Territory, May-Aug., 1864; on Board for Inspecting Hospitals in the 

State of Michigan, Sep. -Oct., 1864; on Special duty in the Adjutant-General's 

Office at Washington, D. C, Oct. -Nov., 1864; in command of 1st Battalion, 

12th Infantry, at Elmira, N. Y., Nov. -Dec, 1864; on Board of Officers at 

Springfield, Mas., Dec, 1864r-Jan., 1865; on detached service at Washington, 

D. C, Jan. -Mar., 1865; in Department of the Missouri, Mar. 27, to Aug. 31, 

(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Mar. 13, 1865, foe Faithful and Meritorious 

Services during the Rebellion) 

(BvT. Brio. -General, U. S. Volunteers,. Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion, and paetioulably 

WHILE Commanding Mortar Flotilla, under Admiral Foote, 

U. S. Navy, during Operations upon Island No. 10, and 

OTHER Rebel Forts on the Mississippi River) 

(B^T. Maj. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865, for Distinguished 

Services on the Frontier while Operating against Hostile 

Indians, and accomplishing much toward Bringing 

about a Peace with late Hostile Tribes) 

(Colonel, 5th U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 27, 1865) 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Aug. 30, 1806) 

1866; on leave of absence, Oct. 8, 1866, to Jan. 9, 1867; and in garrison at 

Washington, D. C, Jan. 9, 1867, to 

* Son of Bvt. Brig.-Gcneral, Wiluam Maynadier, Colouel of Ordnance. 

19 



GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEB. 1851. Class Eaxk. 

1511. (Bom O.) DAVID BELL (Ap'd lo.). 18 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Acudeiny IVom July 1, 
1817, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1851. 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1851-5'2; on frontier 
(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Oct. 9, 1852) 
duty, conducting Recruits to Texas, 1852, — Ft. Mason, Tex., 1852,^Albu- 
querque, N. M., 1853,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1853 -54, —Scouting, 1854, being en- 
gaged against .ipache Indians in Skirmishes near Ft. Union, N. M. , ilar. 5 
and Apr. 8, 1854,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1854,— Ft. Rilcj-, Kan., 1854.— and Ft. 
Leavenworth, Kan., 1854-55; on Recruiting service, 1855; on frontier duty at 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, Mui. 3, 1855) 
Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1855-5G, — and Ft. Kearny, Neb., 185G; on Recruiting 
Borvice, 1856-67; on frontier duty in Escorting Commissioners for running the 
Southern P.oundarj' of Texas, 1857,— Utah Expedition, 1858,— Ft. Riley, 
Kan., 1858-59, — March to the Arkansas River, 1859, — and Pawnee Fork, Kan., 
1859-60, being engaged in a Skirmish with Kiowa Indians, Oct. 30, 1859; and 
on Recruiting sen'ice, 1860. 

Died, Dec. 2, 1860, at Ft. Monroe, Va. : Aged 34. 



1512 . . (Bom Va.) ROBERT WIIiLIAMS (Ap'd Va.). . 19 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1851. 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1851-52; on fron- 
tier duty at Ft. Oil'ord, Or., 1853-54; at the Military Academy as Asst. In- 

(Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 15, 1853) 
structor of Cavalry, Jan. 23 to June 5, 1854; on frontier duty at Ft Union, 
N. M., 1854-56,— March to California, 1856,— Ft. Tejon, Cal, 1856-57,— and 

(First Lieut., 1st Dragoons, June 7, 1855, to ^Lvy 7, 1861) 
at Ft. Walla Walla, Or., 1857; and at the Military Academy, as Asst Instruc- 
tor of Cavalry and Infantry Tactics, Dec. 19, 1857, to May 24, 1861. 
Bvt. Capt. St-vi-p — Asst. Adjutant-General, May 11, 1861. 
SoTved during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Asst Adju- 
tant-General of the Department of .Vnnapolis, June 9-Jnly 25, 1861, — and of 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Aj)jutant-General, Aug. 3, 1861) 
the Department of the Shenandoah, July 25-Oct 5, 1861 ; in organizing his 

(Colonel, Ibt Massachusetts Cavalry, Oct 7, 1861) 
regiment at Readville, Mas., Oct 1861-Jan., 1862; in ganison at and Opera- 
tions about Hilton Head, S. C, Jan. -Aug., 1862, being engaged in the Attack 
on SecesRion^nlle, James Island, S. C, Juno 16, 1862; in Operations in Central 

(Major Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, July 17, 1862) 

Virginia (Army of the Potomac), Aug.-Oct, 1862; and as Asst in the Adjutant 

(Resigned from Volunteer Service, Oct. 1, 18()2) 

General's Office at Washington, D. C, 1862, to 

(Bvt. Lieut. -Colonel, Sep. 24, 1864, for Meritorious a.nd Faithful 

Service during the Rebellion) 

(Bvt. Colonel and Bvt. Brig. -Gener.al, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, fob 

DruoENT, Faithful, and Meritorious Services in the Adjittant- 

. General's Department during the Rebelllok) 



MILITARY ACADEMY. 291 



Number. 1851. Class Eank. 



1513 , . (Boiii Ind. ) JOHN MENDENHALL (Ap'd lud. ) . 20 

Military History.— Crtdet at the U. S. ililitaiy Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851. ■when he was gi-aduated aud promoted in tlie Ai-my to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Dragoons, July 1, 1851. 

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1851-52; m garri- 

(Transfekred to 4:TH Artillery, Feb. 20, 1852) 

son at Ft. MiflSin, Pa., 1852-53; on frontier duty at Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 

(Second Lieut., -Ith Artillery, Oct. 8, 1853) 
1853: in garrison at Ft, Hamilton, N. Y. , 1851, 1854-55; on frontier duty at Ft. 
Leavenworth. Kiin., 1855, — Sioiix Expedition, 1855, being engaged in the Ac- 
tion of Blue Water, Sep. 3, 1855, and Skii-mish, Oct. 19, 1855, — and Ft. Lara- 

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Mar. 12, 1856) 
mie. Dak., 1855-56; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 
1857; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, quelling Kansas Disturbances, 
1857-58,— and Ft. Laramie, Dak.. 1858; in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 
1859; on Recruiting service, 1859; aud in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artil- 
lery School for Practice), 1859-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in garrison at 
(Capt.un, 4th Artillery. July 3, 1861) 
Ft Monroe, Va., 1861-62; in command of Battery in the Tennessee and Mis- 
sissippi Campaign (Army of the Ohio), Mar. -June, 1862, being engaged in the 
Battle of Shiloh, Ten., Apr. 7, 1862, — and Advance upon and Siege of Corinth, 
(B^'T. Major, U. S. Armt, Apr. 7, 1862, for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services at the Battle 
of Shiloh, Ten. ) 
April lO-Muv 30. 1862; in Major-General Buell's Operations in North Alabama, 
Tennessee and Kentucky, June-Oct.. 1862; in the Tennessee Campaign (Army of 
the Cumberland), Nov., 1862-Oct., 1863. being engaged in the Battle of Stone 
River, Dec. 31, 1862^au. 3. 1863, as Chief of Artillery, Left Wing 14th Army 
(Major Staff, U. S. Volunteers — Judge- Advocate of 
4th Army Corps, Mar. 17, 1863, 
TO Oct. 23, 1865) 
Corps, — Advance on Tullahoma, June 24-July 4, 1863, — and Battle of Chicka- 
mauga, Sep. 19-20, 1863, as Chief of Artillery of 21st Army Corps; asAsst. Chief 
(BvT. Lieut-Col., U. S. Army. Sep. 20, 1863, for (Gallant 
AND Meritorious Services at the Battle 
OF Chickamauga, Ga. ) 
of .\rtillery. Department of the Cumberiand, Oct. 13, 1863, to Feb. 27, 1864; in 
Operations about Chattanooga, being engaged in the Battle of Missionary 
Ridge, Nov. 23-25, 1«63; in the Invasion of Georgia, as Asst. Inspector-Gen- 
eral of the Department of the Cumberland. May 2 to Sep. 7, 1864, being en- 
gaged in the Battle of Resacca. May 15, 1865, — Battles of Kenesaw, June 20- 
July 2, 1864,— Siege of Atlanta, July 22-Sep. 2, 1864,— Assault of the ene- 
my's Intrenchments at .Jonesboro. Sep. 1, 1864, — and numerous Actions and 
Skirmishes; as Inspector of Artillery, Department of the Cumberland, Sep. 9, 
1864, to Aug. 25, 1865; in command of Light Artillery Reserve, Department 
of the Cumberland, Feb. 17, 1865, to Aug. 25, 1865; as Chief of ArtiUery, 
(BvT. Colonel, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant 
and Meritorious Services during 
the Rebellion) 
Department of Tennessee, Aug. 25 to Nov., 1865; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, 
Md., Dec. 2, 1865-Apr. 6, 1866,— at Erie, Pa.. Apr. 7, 1866, to Apr. 4. 1867,— 
and Ft. Porter, N. Y., Apr. 4, 1867, to 



292 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1851. Class Rank. 

1514. .(Born N. C.)- • .MARTIN P. PARKS, Jr * (Ap'd N. C). .21 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantey, July 1, 1851. 
Second Lieut. , 3d Infantry, July 24, 1851. 
Served in garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky., 1851-52, and while en route 
to join his Company, 

Deed, June 5, 1852, near Ft. Atkinson, Kan. : Aged 25. 



1515. . (Bom N. Y. ) . . .HYATT C. RANSOM (Ap'd N. Y.) . .22 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MUitary Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., Mounted Eeflemen, July 1, 1851. 
Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1851-52; on frontier duty at 
Ft. Merrill, Tex., 1852.— Ft. Ewell, Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1853,— 
Belleville, Tex,, 1853,— Ft. Ewell, Tex., 1853-54, —Scouting, 1854,— Ft. Ewell, 
Tex., 1854,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1854,— Scouting, 1854-55,— Ft. Mcintosh, 
Tex., 1855, — and San Antonio, Tex., 1855-56; on Eecrui ting service, 1856; on 

(First Lieut., Mounted Eebxemen, Dec. 30, 1856, to June 10, 1861) 
frontier duty, conducting Recruits to New Mexico, 1856, — Ft. Union, N. M., 
1856-57,— Ft. Stanton, N. M. , 1857,— and Ft. Union, N. M., 1858; on Recruiting 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Oct. 15, 1859) 
service, 1858-59; and on Quartermaster duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1860, 
— and Ft. Abercrombie, Min., 1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Asst. Quar- 
termaster of the Army of Virginia, June 20 to Aug. 31, 1862; awaiting orders 
and adjusting accounts, at Alexandria, Va., Aug. 31 to Oct. 20, 1862; as Chief 
Quartermaster of the Army of Kentucky, Nov. 5, 1862, to Oct. 10, 1863, — of 
4th Army Corps, Oct. 10, 1863, to Feb. 29, 1864,- of the Department of the 

(Lieut.-Col. Staff, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 10, 1863, to July 3, 1865) 
Ohio, Mar. 1 to Oct. 25, 1864,— and of Department of the South, Dec, 1864, 
to Jan. , 1865 ; in charge of captured cotton at Charleston, S. C. , and Savannah, 
(BvT. Major, and Bvt. Lieut.-Col., Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and 
Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 
Gra., Jan. -June, 1865; awaiting orders, June to Nov. 3, 1865; as Chief Quar- 
termaster of the Central District of Texas, having also charge of the San An- 
tonio Depot, Dec. 14, 1865, to Oct. 5, 1866, and of the District of Texas, 
Oct. 30, 1866, to 

(Major Staff— Quartermaster, July 28, 1866) 



1516.. (Born N. C. ) . . . . ALEXANDKR McRAE (Ap'd N. C.)..23 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, July 1, 1851. 
Second Lieut. , Mounted Riflemen, July 1, 1851. 
Served: in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1851-52; on frontier duty at 

* Son of the Rev. Marun P. Pauks, Chaplain and Professor of Geography, History, and Ethics, 
at the Military Academy. 



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NuMBEB. 1851. Class Rank. 



Ft. MerriU, Tex., 1852,— Ft. EweU, Tex., 1852, —Scouting, 1852-53,— Ft. Mer- 
riU, Tex., 1853-54,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1854, —Scouting, 1854-55,— Ft. Clark, 
Tex., 1855-56, — conducting Recruits to New Mexico, 1856, — Ft. Union, N. M., 
1856-57, — Bent's Fort, Col., 1857, ^escorting Governor of New Mexico, 1857, — 

(First Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, Jan. 26, 1857) 
Ft. Craig, N. M., 1857-58,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1858,— and on March to Utah, 
1858; on Recruiting service, 1858-60; and on frontier duty at Ft. Union, N. M. , 
1860-61,— Scouting, 1861,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1861,— and Ft. Stanton, N. M., 
1861. 

Captain, Mounted Riflemen, June 10, 1861 : 3d Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-62: in Operations 
in New Mexico, being engaged in the Combat of Valverde, where he was 
Killed, Feb. 21, 1862: Aged 32. 



1517. (Bom Ind.) CHARLES E. NORRIS (Ap'd Ind.) .24 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1851. 

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1851-52; on fron- 

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 9, 1853) 

tier duty at Ft. Webster, N. M., 1852-54,— Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1854, 1854^55,— 

Ft Mason, Tex., 1855, — Ft. Chadboiirne, Tex., 1855, — and Ft Riley, Kan., 

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Mae. 3, 1855) 
1855-56; on Recruiting service, 1856-58; and on frontier duty in conducting 
Recruits to Utah, 1859, — Ft Crittenden, Utah, 1859-60, as Quartermaster 2d 
Dragoons, May 14 to Oct 4, 1860, — and on March to Oregon, 1860. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Recruit- 
ing service, Ja.n. 17, 1861, to Mar. 26, 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Cam- 
paign (Army of the Potomac), Mar. -July, 1862, being engaged in the Siege of 
Yorktown, Apr. 5-May 4, 1862; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, in com- 

(Captain, 2d Dragoons, May 11, 1861: 2d Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861) 
mand of Regiment, Aug. -Sep., 1862; on sick leave of absence, Sep. -Nov., 
1862; as Mustering and Disbursing Officer at Annapolis, Md., Nov. -Dec, 
1862, — and at Indianapolis, Ind., Dec, 1862-June, 1863; in the Pennsylvania 
Campaign (Army of the Potomac), June-July, 1863; on sick leave of absence, 
(BvT. Major, July 3, 1863, for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
IN THE Gettysburg Campaign) 
Nov. -Dec, 1863; in command of Regiment (Army of the Potomac), at Mar- 
shall's Station, Va., Feb. -Mar., 1864; on sick leave of absence, Mar. -Apr., 
1864; on detached service in the Cavalry Bureau, Washington, D. C. , 
Apr. -Nov., 1864, and at Columbus. O.. Dec, 1864; in command of Regiment 
in the Shenandoah Campaign, Jan. -July, 1865; on sick leave of absence, 
July -Aug. , 1865; in command of Regiment in Maryland, Aug. -Oct, 1865, — 
at Ft Leavenworth. Kan., Oct -Nov., 1865, — Ft Riley, Kan., Nov. -Dec, 
1865,— Ft. Fletcher. Kan., Jan. -May, 1866,— and Ft Sedgwick, Neb., May- 
June, 1866; on leave of absence, June 3 to Aug. 20, 1866; on frontier duty at 
Ft Laramie, Dak., Aug. -Sep., 1866.— Ft Casper, Dak., Sep., 1866, to 
M.\JOR, 1st Cavalry, Aug. 31, 1866. 



294 GBADUATES OF THE 



Ntjmbee. 1851. Class Eank. 

1518 (BomD.C.) GURDEN CHAPIN (Ap'd Va.) • -25 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1851-52; on frontier duty at Ft. 

(Second Leeut., 7th Infa^ttby, Aug. 24, 1851) 

Towson, I. T., 1852-54, — Exploring Expedition to Brazos River, June 1, 

to Oct. 30, 1854,— Ft. Arbuckle, I. f ., 1854,— Conducting recruits to Texas, 

1855,— and at Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1855-57, 1857-58; in garrison at Jefferson Bar- 

(FmsT Lleut., 7th Ineantey, Mae. 3, 1855) 
racks, Mo.. 1858; and on frontier duty, escorting Topographical party on Ex- 
ploration for Northern Pacific Railroad route, 1858, — Utah Expedition, 1858-60, 
—Adjutant, 71h Infanti-y, Sep. 1. 1859, to Mar. 31, 1861,— on March to New 
Mexico, I860,— and at Ft. Buchanan, N. M., 1860-61, being engaged in t\^o Skii-- 
mishes with Apache Indians near the Post. 

Captain, 7th Infantey, Ape, 22, 1861. 
Served diiring the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in opera- 
tions in New Mexico, 1861-62, being engaged in convojang trains to Ft. Craig, 
through the enemy's hues, July Aug., 1861; as Acting Asst. Adjutant-Gen- 
eral ol'the Department of New Mexico, Sep. 20-Oct. 16, 1861,— in the Action 
of the Apache Cauon, Mar. 18, 1862,— Action of Peralta, Apr. 15, 1862, and 
(BvT. M.\..T0E, Ape. 15, 1862. foe Gallant and Meritoeious 
Seevices at the Battle of Peealta, N. M. ) 
Pursuit of the enemy, Apr. 17-19, 1862: in organizing Pennsylvania drafted 
men, Nov. -Dec, 1862; with the Army of the Potomac, in Virginia, Jan.-M;ii-., 
1863; as Member of a Board to examine Candidates for appointment in Signal 
Corps, Apr. -Nov., 1863; in the Defenses of New York harbor, Nov., 1863, to 

(Majoe, 14th Infantry, May 18, 1864) 
Nov., 1864; in guarding Prisoners of War at Elraira, N. Y., Dec, 1864, to Jan., 
1865; in command of Regiment, and Superintending Regimental Recniiting 
(Bvt. Leeut. -Col., and Bvt. Colonel, Mae. 13, 186.5, foe Mebitobious 
Seevices durin'g the Rebellion) 
Service at Ft. Tmmbull, Ct., Feb. -July, 1865,— and at Hart's Island, N. Y., 
July-Aug., 1865; on leave of absence, Aug. -Sep., 1865; in command of Bat- 
talion at Hart's Island, N. Y., Oct. -Nov. , 1865,— at Drum Barracks, near San 
Pedro, Gal., Jan. -Mar., 1866,— Camp Goodwin, Ari., May, 1866. 
Teansfeebed to 32d Infantry, Sep. 21, 1866. 



1519.. (Bom Pa.) JOHN C. KELTON (Ap'd Pa.).. 26 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantey, July 1, 1851. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Snelling, Min., 1851-53, —and Ft. Ridgely, Min., 

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, Dec. 31, 1851) 

1853-54; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854-55; on frontier duty at Ft. 

(FmsT Lieut., 6th Intantry, TsLky 9, 1855, to May 14, 1861) 
Leavenworth, Kan.. 1855.— Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1855-56,— and as Quartermaster, 
6th Infkntiy, Nov. 27. 1855, to Feb. 1. 1857; at the Military Academy, 1857-59, 
as Asst. Instructor of Infantiw Tactics, Mar. 6. 1857, to Feb. 28, 1858,— and 
Instructor in the Use of Small "Ai-ms, MiUtary Gymnastics, &c., Feb. 28. 1858, 
to June 15, 1859; on leave of absence in Eui-ope, 1859-60; and at the Military 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 295 



Number. 1851. Class Eank. 

Academy as Instructor in the Use of Small Ai-ms, Military Gymnastics, &c., 
June 15, 1860, to Apr. 24, 1861. 

Served during the KebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Chief 
Purchasing Commissaiy at St. Louis, Mo., for supplying troops in the De- 
partment of the West, and at Western Military Posts, May 11 to Aug. 5, 

(BvT. Captain Stajff^Asst. Adjutant-Geneeal, May 11, 1861) 
1861; as Asst Adjutant-General of the Department of the West, June 13 to 

(Captain Staff — Asst. Adjtjtant Geneeal, Aug. 3, 1861) 
Sep. 19, 1861; in command of Brigade in Militai-y Operations in Missouri, 

(Colonel, 9th jVIissoubi Volunteess, Sep. 19, 1861) 
Sep. 21 to Nov. 21, 1861; as Asst. Adjutant-General of the Department of the 

(Col. Staff — ADnrnoNAL Aide-de-Camp, Jan. 4, 1862) 
Missouri, Headquarters at St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 24, 1861, to Mar. 11, 1862, — 

(Resigned Volunteer Commission, Mae. 12, 1862) 
and of the Department of the Mississippi, Max. 11 to July 11, 1862, being in 
the field duiing the Advance upon, and Siege of Corinth, Mis., Apr. 19 to 
May 30, 1862,— and Occupation ol Corinth, May 30 to July 17, 1862; as Asst. 
Adjutant-General on the staff of Major-General Halleck, while General-in- 
Chief of the Ai-mies of the United States, July 11, 1862, to Mar. 12, 1864,— 

(ilAJOB Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, July 17, 1862) 

while Chief of Staff to the Army, Mar. 12, 1864, to Apr. 19, 1865,— and while 

at Richmond, Va. , commanding the Military Division of the James, Apr. 22 

(BvT. Lieut.-Col., and Bvt. Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865, for most Valuable and 

Arduous Services, both in the Field and at Headquarters) 

(Bvt. Brig. -General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865, foe most Valuable 

AND Arduous Services during the Rebellion, boi-h in the 

Field and at He.adquarters) 

to July 1, 1865; and as Assistant in the Adjutant-General's Office, in charge of 

(Lieut.-Col. Staff— Asst. Adjutant-General, Mae. 23, 1866 
the Appointment Bureau, at Washington, D. C, July 1, 1865, to 



1520 . . (Born N. Y. ) . ... WTLLIAM H. MORRIS . . . ( Ap'd at Large) . . 27 

Military History,— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtaiy Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1851, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Secont) Lieut., 2d Infantry, July 1, 1851. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus and Ft. Wood, N. Y., 1851; on frontier 
(Second Lieut., 2d Infantry, Dec. 3, 1851) 
duty at Ft. Yuma., Cal., 1852-53; and on Recruiting service, 1853-54. 
Resigned, Feb. 28, 1854. 

Civil History.- Assistant Editor of the New York "Home Journal," 
1854-61. Inventor of a " Conical Repeating Carbine," 1859. 

Military History.— Served during the RebeUion of the Seceding States, 
•1861-64: in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, Aug., 1861, to Mar., 1862; on 

(Capt. ST.iFF— Asst. Adjutant-Gen-er.al, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 20, 1861) 
the Staff of General J. J. Peck, in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army 
of the Potomac), Mar. -Aug., 1862. being engage 1 in the Siege of Yorktown, 
Apr. 5-May4. 1862,— Battle of Williamsburg, M.iy 5, 1862,— and Battle of 
Fair Oaks, May 31-June 1, 1862. 

Resigned, Sep. 1, 1862. 



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NuMBEE. 1S51. Class Eank. 

Served: in the Defenses of Baltimore, Md., Sep. -Dec, 1862; in command of 
(Colonel, 135th New Yoek Voltjnteeks: 6th Aetllleey, Sep. 2, 1862) 
(Bkig.-Genbeal, U. S. Volunteees, Nov. 29, 1862) 
Harper's Ferry, Va., and Maryland Heights, Dec, 1862-June, 1863; in the 
Pennsylvania Campaign (Army of the Potomac), June-Sep., 1863, being in 
reserve at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863, and engaged in the Action 
of Wapping Heights, July 23, 1863; in the Rapidan Campaign (Army of the 
Potomac), Oct. -Dec, 1863, being engaged ia the Action of Locust Grove, 
Nov. 29, 1863; in the Richmond Campaign (Army of the Potomac), May, 1864, 
beiug engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1861:, — and Action 
near Si^ottsylvania, May 9, 1864, where he was wounded; on sick leave of ab- 
sence, disabled by wounds, May-June, 1864; and on Courts-Martial and Mili- 
tary Commissions, June-Aug., 1864. 

Musteeed out of Seevice, Aug. 24, 1864. 

(BvT. Maj. -Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Mae. 13, 1865, fob Gallant and 

Meeitoeious See vices in the Battle of the Wildeeness, Va.) 

Civil History. —Author of a System of Infantry Tactics, 1864. 



1521. . (Bom Me.) JAMES CtJRTISS (Ap'd IlL). .28 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Secoih) Lleut., 2d Infantet, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in gan-ison at Fts. Columbus and Wood, New York harbor, 1851-52; 

(Second Lieut., 2d Infantet, Jan. 30, 1852) 

on frontier duty at San Diego, Cal., 1852, — Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1852, — Scouting, 

1852, — and Rancho de Jurupa, Cal., 1852-54; on Recruiting service, 1854; in 

garrison at CarUsle, Barracks, Pa., 1854-55; and on frontier duty on Sioux 

Expedition, 1855, — Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1855, — and Cantonment Miller, Min., 

(FiEST Lieut. . 2d Infantey, Mae. 3, 1855) 
1855-56. 

Resigned, Jan. 15, 1857. 

Civil History. — Civil Engineer and Contractor |it West Urbana and 
Chicago, 111., 1857-61. 

Military History.— Re-appointed in the U. S. Anny with the rank of 
FiEST Lieut. , 15th Infantey, May 14, 1861 . 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: on Commis- 
sary duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, and in the Manassas 
Campaign, June-Dec, 1861; in estabhshing Forage Depots between Lebanon 

(Captain, 15th Infantey, Oct. 25, 1861) 
Rnd Columbia, Ky., Dec, 1861, to Feb., 1862; in the Tennessee Campaign 
(Army of the Ohio), Feb. 23 to Apr. 27, 1862, being engaged in the Battle 
of Shiloh, Apr. 7, 1862, where he was wounded; on sick leave of absence, dis- 
abled by wound, Apr. 8 to May 25, 1862; in Major-General Buell's Operations 
(Army of the Ohio), May25-Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Corinth, 
Mis., May 25-30, 1862, — Movement through North Alabama, Tennessee and 
Kentucky, June-Sep.. 1862,— and Advance into Kentucky, Oct., 1862, in Pur- 
suit of the Rebels under General Bragg, being engaged in several Skirmishes ; 
as Acting Asst. Inspector-General on the Staff of Major-General Rosecrans, 
commanding the Army of the Cumberland, in the Tennessee Campaign, Dec. 8, 
1862, to May 5, 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Stone River, Dec. 31, 
1862^an. 3, 1863; as Disbursing Ofldcer in the office of the Provost-Miirshal 
General at Washington, D. C, May 5 to Aug., 1863; as Mustering and Dis- 



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Nttmbee. 1851. Class Eank. 



bursing Officer in the "War Department, Aug., 18G3, to May, 1864; in the 
Invasion of Georgia (Army of the Cumberland), June 14 to Aug. 7, 1864, 
being engaged in the Action at Big Shanty. June 16, 1864, — Battle of Kene- 
saw Mountain, June 27, 1864, — Action at Neal Dow Station, July 3^, 1864, 
— ^Actions of Peach Tree Creek, July 12 and 20, 1864, — and Siege of Atlanta, 
Julj' 22- Aug. 7, 1864, when he was wounded in front of the place; on sick 
leave of absence, disabled by wound, Aug. -Sep., 1864; and on Ordnance duty 
(BvT. Major, Sep. 1, 1864, foe Gallant and Meritorious Services at 
THE Battle of Sheloh, Ten., and during the Atlanta Campaign) 
at Nashville Depot, Ten., Sep. 15, 1864, to June 9, 1865; on Recruiting ser- 
vice, Aug. 11. 1865, to Jan. 31, 1866; in command of company at Et. Adams, 
E. I., Feb. -Mar., 1866,— Mobile harbor, Ala., Mar. 1866, to 



1522. . (Born Pa.) . . . .ROBERT E. PATTERSON. . (Ap'd at Large) . .29 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Byt. Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 1, 1851. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Scott, Kan., 1851-52; on sick leave of 

absence, 1852-54; on frontier duty at Ft. Ridgely, Min., 1854; in garrison at 

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, Jan. 27, 1853) 
Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1854-55; and on frontier duty on Sioux Expedition, 
1855, being engaged in the Action of Blue Water, Sep. 3, 1855, — Ft. Pierre, 

(First Lieut., 6th Infantry, Sep. 16, 1856) 
Dak., 1855-56, — and in quelling Kansas disturbances, 1856. 
Resigned, May 1, 1857. 
Civil History. — Cotton Commission Merchant, Philadelphia, Pa., 1857-61. 

Military History.— Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-62: in paying troops, June 1, 1861, to June 25, 1862; in the Virginia 
(Additional Paymaster, June 1, 1861) 
(Colonel, 115th Pennsylvania Volunteers, June 25, 1862) 
Peninsular Campaign (Army of the Potomac). July- Aug., 1862, being engaged 
in the Action of Malvern Hill, Aug. 5,1862; in the Northern Virginia Cam- 
paign, Aug.-Sep., 1862, being engaged in the Action of Bristoe Station, 
Aug. 27, 1862,— Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29-30, 1862,— and Battle of Chan- 
tiUy (in reserve), Sep. 1, 1862; in the Defenses of Alexandria, Va., Sep. 3- 
Nov. 9, 1862; and on Recruiting service, Nov. 9 to Dec. 2, 1862. 

Resigned as Colonel of Volunteers, Dec. 2, 1862, and as Additionaii 
Paymaster, Dec. 23, 1862. 

BvT. Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Meextobious 
Services during the Rebellion. 

Civil History. — Cotton Commission Merchant at Philadelphia, Pa., since 
1862. 



1523 . . (Bom Mas. ) . . . . THOMAS J. C. AMORY (Ap'd Mas. ) . . 30 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1851. 
Served: ia garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1851; on frontier duty at Ft 
(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Aug. 24, 1851) 



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Number. 1851. Class Kank. 

Smith, Ark., 1851-54,— Ft. Gibsou, I. T., 1854-55,— March to Big Timbers, 

(FiEST Lieut., 7th Infantry, Oct. 16, 1855) 

Arkansas Eiver, 1855,— Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1855-57,— and Ft. Smith, Ark., 

1857-58; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 18.58; on frontier duty on 

Utah Expedition, 1858-60; and on Recruiting service, 1860-61. 

Captain, 7th Infantry, May 7, 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-64: in command 

(Colonel, 17th Massachusetts Volunteers, Sep. 2, 1861) 

of Regiment at Baltimore, Md. , Sep., 1881-Mar., 1862; in Operations in the 

Department of North Carohna, Mar., 1862, to Oct., 1864, commanding his 

Regiment and Acting Brig. -General, at Newbern and Beaufort, — in command 

of Brigade on Expedition to Goldsboro. Dec, 1862, participating in the Action 

of Kinston, Dec. 14, 1862, and Action of Goldsboro Bridge, Dec, 1862. — and as 

Commissary of Musters of 18th Army Corps, Dec, 1862, to Dec. 19, 1863; and 

(BvT. Brig.-Gener.al, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 1, 1864, for Gallant and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 

in command of Regiment atNewbern, N. C. Dec 19, 1863, to Feb. 13, 1864,— 

of the Forces and Defenses on the South Side of Trent River, N. C, Mar. 1 

(Major, 8th Infantry, Sep. 19, 1864) 

to July 5, 1864,— and of Sub-District of Beaufort, N. C, July 5 to Oct. 8, 1864. 

Deed, Oct. 8, 1864, at Beaufort, N. C. : Aged 36. 



1524 . . (Born N. Y. ; . . WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE ( Ap'd N. Y. ) . . 31 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MiHtary Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, .July 1, 1851. 

Served: in garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky., 1851-52; and on frontier duty 

(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Sep. 9, 1851) 

at Camp Vigilance, N. M., 1852,— Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1852-54, 1855-57,— 

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, Dec. 31, 1856, to May 14, 1861) 
Gila Expedition, 1857, being engaged against the Apache Indians in the Com- 
bat on the Gila River, N. M., June 27, 1857,— Ft. Defiance, N. M., 1858,— Navajo 
Expedition, 1858, being engaged in a Skirmish near Ft. Defiance, N. M., 
May 30, 1858,- -Ft. Defiance,' N. M., 1858-59,— convoying wagon trains, 1859, 
—Ft. Defiance. N. M., 1859-60. being engaged in its Defense, Apr. 30, I860,— 
San Antonio, Tex., 1860-61,— Ft. Clark, Tex., 1861,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1861, 
—and on Quartermaster duty at Indianola, Tex., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the Defenses 
of Washington, D. C, May, 1861; as Asst. in the Adjutant General's Office, 

(BvT. Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, May 11, 1861) 
May-July, 1861; as Asst. Adjutant General of Colonel Hunter's Division in the 
Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-General, Aug. 3, 1861) 
July 21, 1861, — of the Department of Pennsylvania, July to Sep. 16, 1861, — 
and of the Department of Virginia, Sep. 25, 1861, to June 1, 1862, — and of the 

(Lieut. -Col. Staff — Additional Aide-de-Camp, Feb. 10, 1862) 
Middle Department and 8th Army Corps, June 1, 1862, to Mar. 10, 1863 ; in 

(Major Staff— Asst. Adjutant-General, July 17, 1862) 

command of the post of Philadelphia, Pa., Mar. 11 to July, 1863. and as Chief 

of Staff to Major-General Cadwalader, commanding, July 18-30, 1863; in com- 

(Brig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, 'July 17, 1863) 



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NuMBEK. ISol. Class Rank. 



mand of 211 Division of Lehigh District, Pa., July 31 to Sep. 21, 1863; as Asst. 
Adjutant-General of the Army and Department of the Cumberland, Nov. 12, 
1863, and Chief of Staff, Dec. 5, 1863, to June 27, 1865; in Operations about 
Chattanooga, Nov. 12, 1863, to May 6, 1861 being engaged in the Battle of 
Missionary Ridge, Nov. 23-25, 1863, — and Demonstration on Rocky-face 
Ridge, Feb. 20, 1864:; in the Invasion of Georgia, May 6 to Sep. 27," 1864, 
being engaged in the Demonstration against Buzzard's Roost Gap, May 8-11, 
1864.— Battle of Resacca, May 15, 1864:,— Action at Adairsville, May 17, 1864, 
— Battles and Skirmishes near New Hope Church, May 25 -June 6, 1864, — • 
Battles and Skirmishes of Pine Top and Kenesaw Mountain, June 10-July 3, 
1864,— Combat of Peach Tree Creek, June 20, 1864,— Siege of Atlanta, 
July 22-Sep. 2, 1864, — Assault of the enemy's intrenchments at Jouesboro', 
Sep. 1, 1864, — Assault at Lovejoy's Station, Sep. 2, 1864, — and Occupation of 
Atlanta, Sep. 8-27, 1864; at Headquarters of the Department of the Cumber- 
land, Oct., 1864-June, 1865, being engaged in the Battle of Nashville, 
Dec. 15-16, 1864, — and Pursuit of the Rebel Army under General Hood, 
(BvT. Lieut. -Col. , Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Beig. -General, U. S. Army, 
Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meritorious Services in the 
Atlanta Campaign, and in the Battles before 
Nashville, Ten.) 
Dec. 16-31, 1864; and as Asst. Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff of the Mil- 
(Bvt. Maj. -Gener.al, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865. for Gallant and 
Meritorious Services in the Field during the Rebellion) 
itary Division of the Tennessee, June 27, 1865, to Aug. 16, 1866, — of the 

(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Jan. 15, 1866) 
Department of the Tennessee, Aug. 16, 1866, to Mar. 16, 1867,— and of the 
Department of the Cumberland, Mar. 16, 1867, to headquarters at Nashville, 
Ten., till Nov. 5, 1866, and since at Louisville, Ky. 



15 25.. (Born Vt.) HENRY C. HODGES (Ap'd Vt.)..32 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, July 1, 1851. 

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Howard, Wis., 1851-52, — Benicia, Cal., 1852, 
(Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, Aug. 1, 1852) 
— Columbia Barracks, Or., 1852-53, — Pacific Railroad Exploration, 1853-54, — 
Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1854-55, — Scouting against Snake Indians, 1855,— and 

(First Lieut., 4th Infantry, May 23, 1855, to May 17, 1861) 
on Yakima Expedition, 1855; and as Adjutant, 4th Infantry, Oct. 1, 1855, to 
Mav 14, 1861, at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 1855-56, 1857-61,— and Ft. DaUes, Or., 
1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Purchas- 
ing and Disbursing Quartermaster on the Staff of G ovemor Morgan, of New 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, May 17, 1861) 
York, Aug., 1861, to Jan., 1863, in Clothing and Equipping New York Volun- 
teers, — in furnishing Transportation at New York for the conveyance of Troops 
and Supplies to the Virginia Pc'uiusula, Feb. -Sep., 1862, — and in building 
Barracks for Drafted Men, at Buffalo, Auburn, Fonda, Plattsburg, and Staten 
Island, Sep., 1862, to Jan., 1863; as Quartermaster of ihe Centre Grand Divis- 
ion of the Army of the Potomac, with the rank of Lieut. -Colonel, Jan. 1 to 
Feb. 11, 1863; as Depot Quartermaster, at Nashville, Ten., Apr.-Aug., 1863; 
as Chief Quartermaster of the Army of the Cumberland, on the Staff of Major- 
General Rosecrans in the Tennessee Campaign, Aug. -Nov. , 1863, being en- 



300 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1851. Class Rank. 

gaged in the Battle of Chickamauga, Sep. 19-20, 1863; as Depot Quartermaster 
at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Dec, 186.3, to Feb., 1865; in establishing a Depot 
at Morehead City, N. C, to supply Major-General Sherman's Army en route 
from Savannah, Ga., to Goldsboro, N. C, Mar., 1865; as Chief Quartermaster, 
at Mobile, Ala., Apr.-July 31, 1865,— and at NewOrleans, June-July, 1865; on 
(BvT. Major and Bvt. Lieut. -Col., Mar. 13, 1865, foe Faithful and 

Meritorious Services during the Rebellion) 
sick leave of absence, July-Oct, 1865; and as Chief Quartermaster of the 
Department of the Columbia, Nov. 14, 1865, to Dec. 12, 1866, — and Depot 

(Major Staff — Quartermaster, July 29, 1866) 
Quartermaster, at Ft. Vancouver, Oct. -Dec. 12, 1866, to 



1526 . . (Born N. C. ) JUNIUS DANIEL (Ap'd at Large) . . 33 

Military History. — Cadet at the \j. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
1846, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1851. 
Served: in garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky., 1851-52, — and at Jefferson 
(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, Nov. 10, 1851) 
Barracks, Mo., 1852; on frontier duty at Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1853-54,— Scout- 
ing, 1854,— Ft. Fillmore, N. M., 1854-55,— Scouting, 1855, against Apache 
Indians, being engaged in a Skirmish on the Penasco River, N. M., Jan. 20, 
1855,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1855, — Ft. Stanton, N. M., 1855-56,— Scouting, 

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, May 31, 1857) 

1856, — and Ft. Stanton, N. M., 1856; and on sick leave of absence, 1856-58. 

Resigned, Jan. 14, 1858. 

Civil History.— Planter, Shreveport, La., 1858-61. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States, and was 

Killed, May, 1864, in the Battle of Spottsylvania, Va. : Aged 36. 



1527.. (Born D. C.) ROGER JONES* (Ap'd at Large). .34 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. MiUtary Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, July 1, 1851. 

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, CarUsle, Pa., 1851-52; at the 
(Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, May 24, 1852) 
Military Academy, as Asst. Insti'uctor of Cavalry, Dec. 13, 1852, to Jan. 6, 
1854; on frontier duty at Ft. Ewell, Tex., 184,— Scouting, 18554,— as Adjutant, 
Mounted Riflemen, July 1, 1854, to Mar. 24, 1858,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 
1854-55,— San Antonio, Tex., 1855-56, —Conducting recruits to Texas, 1856, 
—San Antonio, Tex., 1856,— March to New Mexico, 1856,— Ft. Union. N. M., 
1856-57,— and on Gila Expedition, 1857, being engaged against Mogollon 

(First Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, Jan. 26, 1857, to July 31, 1861) 
Indians, in a Skirmish at the Can in de los Muertos Caneros, N. M., Mny 24, 
1857; on Recruiting Service, 1858; on frontier dutv at Ft. Union. N. M., 
1858.— Acting Ordnance Officer at Santa Fe. N. M., 1858-59,- -Ft. Stanton, 
N. M., 1859-60,— and Ft. Union, N. M., 1860: and on Recruiting service, 
1860-61. 

• Son of General Boger Jones, Adjutant-General of the U. S. Army. 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 301 



NuMBEE. 1851. Class Eank. 



Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in guard- 
ing Harper's Ferry, Jan. 7 to Apr. 18, 1861, when it was seized by Eebels, 
though the Armory, with about 20,000 arms, was destroyed, and most of the 

(CaPT. StAIT — ASST. QUAKTEEMASTEE, ApE. 22, 1851) 

work-shops much damaged;* as Assistant in the Quartermaster-General's De- 
partment at Washington, D. C, Apr. -Nov., 1861; on Special duty in the "War 

(Majoe Staff — Asst. Inspectoe-Gexeeal, Nov. 12, 1861) 
Department, Nov., 1861, to July, 1862; as Asst. Inspector-General attached to 
the Staflf of Major-General Pope, July 17-Sep. 3, 1862; awaiting orders and on 
miscellaneous duties, Sep. 1, 1862, to Dec. 2, 1865; and as Acting Inspector- 
General of the Military Division of the Mississippi, Dec. 2, 1865, to Aug. 6, 
1866.— of the Mihtary Division of the Missouri, Aug. 11 to Oct. 9, 1866,— and 
of the Military Division of the Pacific, Dec. 18, 1866, to 



1528 .(BomN. Y.) AJDOLPHUS F. BOND (Ap'd O.). .35 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy fi'om July 1, 

184:7, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and 'promoted in the Army to 

B\"r. Second Lieut., 2d Infantet, JuiiY 1, 1851. 

Sei-ved: in ganison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1851-52; on frontier duty at FL 

(Second Liet;t., 2d Infantey, Feb. 23, 1852) 

Miller, Cal., 1852,— Ft. Yuma, Cal, and Scouting, 1852-53; on Eecruiting 

service, 1853-51:; in gan-ison at Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1854; on frontier 

duty at Ft. Eidgely, Min., 1854-55; on Eecruiting service, 1855-56; and on 

(Fiest Lieut., 2d Infantey, Mae. 3, 1855) 
frontier duty at Ft. Pien-e, Dak., 1856-57,— Ft. Eidgely, Min., 1857-59,— Ft. 
Keamy, Neb., 1859-60, 1860-61, -and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1861. 

Served dming the Eebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-64: as Chief 
(Captain, 2d Infantey, June 6, 1861) 
Quartermaster of the District of North Missouri, Aug. 2 to Oct. 18, 1861; in 
command at Kansas City, Oct. 18 to Nov. 13, 1861; on sick leave of absence 
Nov. 13, 1861, to Mar. 10, 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign (Army 
of the Potomac), Mar. -June, 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, 
Apr. 5-May 4, 1862, — and Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862; on sick leave of 
absence, July 3 to Sep. 15, 1862; on Mustering and Disbursing duty in the 
(Eetteed feom Active Sebaice, Dec. 1, 1863, foe Disability 

BESULTINO FROM LONO AND FaITHFUL SeEVICES, AND 
FEOM InJTTEY incident THEKETO) 

State of Ohio, Sep. 15, 1862, to Apr. 28, 1864; and unemployed, Apr. 28, 1864, 
to Apr. 16, 1866. 

Deed, Ape. 16, 1866, at Columbus, 0. : Aged 39. 



1529. (Bom Ala.). . . . MEIiANCTHON SMITH (Ap'd Ala.). .36 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1845, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., 8th Infantey, Jxjly 1, 1851. 
Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1851-52; and on frontier duty at 

•For this act, the Thanks of the Government were tendered to him. 



302 GRADUATES OF THE 



NxJMBEE. 1S51. Class Rank. 

Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1852,— Camp Johnston, Tex., 1852,— Ft. Chadbourne, 

(Second Lieut., 8th Infantky, Dec. 7, 1852) 
Tex., 1852-53,— Scouting, 1853,— Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1853,— and Ringgold 
Barracks, Tex., 1853-54. 

Resigned, Nov. 9, 1854. 

Civil History.— Cotton Planter, Quitman, Clark County, Mis., 1854-61. 
Major-General, Mississippi Militia, 1859-61. Member of the House of Repre- 
sentatives of the State of Mississippi, 1857-59. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1530 . . (Bom La. ) . . . . EDWARD A. PALFREY (Ap'd La. ) . . 37 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1846, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1851-52; and on frontier duty 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Aug. 24, 1851) 

at Ringgold Barrarks, Tex., and Scouting, 1852-53. being engaged against 

Caravajal's Mexican marauders, captured at Rio Grande City, Tex., Apr. 1, 

1853,— Ft. Brown, Tex., 1853-54,— Ft. Belknap, Tex., 1854,— Austin, Tex., 

(First Lieut., 7th Infantry, Jan. 9, 1856) 
1854-56,— and San Antonio, Tex., 1856. 

Resigned, Aug. 1, 1857. 

Civil History.— Bank Officer, New Orleans, La., 1857-61. Colonel Staff 
(Quartermaster-General of the State of Louisiana), 1857-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1531. (Born D. 0.) JOHN T. SHAAFF (Ap'd D. C). .38 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut. , 6th Infantry, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky.. 1851-52; on frontier duty at 

Ft. Atkinson, Kan., 1852-53,— Ft. Riley.Kan., 1853-54, —and Ft. Laramie, Dak., 

(Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, June 9, 1853) 
1854-55 ; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. , 1855 ; on frontier duty at 

(Tr.\nsfereed, Mae. 3, 1855, to 2d Cavalry) 
Ft. Mason, Tex., 1856,— commanding escort to Ft. Davis, Tex., 1856,— Camp 

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, May 1, 1856) 
Sabine, Tex., 1856.— Camp Colorado, Tex., 1856-57,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 
1857-58.— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1858,— Ft. Mason, Tex., 1858,— Camp Radziminski, 
Tex., 1858-59,— Quartermaster's Depot at Indianola, Tex., 1859-60,— and Ft, 
Mason, Tex., 1860-61; and on leave of absence, 1861, 
Resigned, Feb. 22, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United State& 



U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY. 303 



NuMBEE. ISol. Class Rank. 



1532. {Born Pa.) HENRY F. WITTER ( Apd Pa. ) . . 39 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 5th Ineantet, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus. N. Y., 1851-52; and on frontier duty 

at the clear fork of the Brazos, 1852, 1853,— Ft. Mcintosh Tex,, 1854,— San 

(Second Lieut., 5th Infantkt, Mar. 13, 1854) 
Antonio. Tex., 1854,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1854,— Scouting, 1854,— and Ft. 
Mcintosh, Tex., 1855. 

Resigned, May 20, 1855. 
After his resignation he joined Walker's Filibustering Expedition to Central 
America, and served as Capt. Staff (Asst. Adjutant-General), Nicaraguan 
Army, 1855-56. 

DxED, Aug. 9, 1856, at Grenada, Nicaragua: Aged 29. 



1533.. (Bom Ky.) JOSEPH G. TILFORD (Ap'd Ky.)..40 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, July 1, 1851. 

Served: at the Cavalrv School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1851-52; and on 

frontier duty at El Salado, Tpx., 18.52,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1853,— Ft. 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, Jan. 27, 1853) 
Ewell, Tex., 1853,— Ft. Inge, Tex., 1853-54,— Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 
1854-55,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1857-58,— on Utah Expedition, 1858,— Scouting, 
1858-59,— Camp Burgwin, N. M., 1859,— Ft. Union, N. M., I860,— Navajo 

(First Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, June 14, 1858) 
Expedition, I860,— Ft. Defiance, N. M. (sick), 1860-61,— and Ft. Union, 

(Captain, 3d Cavalry, July 31, 1861) 
N. M., 1861-62. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1862-66: in Opera- 
tions in New Mexico, Jan. -Oct., 1862, being engaged in the Defense of Ft. 
Craig, Jan. -Feb., 1862, —Combat of Valverde, Feb. 21, 1862,— Skirmish before 
(BvT. Major, Feb. 21, 1862. for Gallant and Meritorious Services 
AT THE Battle of Valverde, N. M. ) 
Albuquerque, Apr. 8-9, 1862,— Action of Peralta, Apr. 15, 1862,— and at Pa- 
rugo, Mav-July, 1862; in garrison at Benton Barracks, Mo., Nov. 30-Dec. 9, 
1862,— and Ft. Pickering, Memphis, Ten., Dec. 20, 1862-Oct. 8, 1863; in 
Major-General Sherman's Expedition to Chattanooga, Oct. -Nov., 1863, being 
engaged in the Actions of Cherokee, Ala., Oct. 24, and of Tuscumbia, Oct. 27, 
1863, — and Capture of Lookout Mountain and Battle of Missionary Ridge, 
Nov. 23-2.5, 1863: on leave of absence, Dec, 1863-Jan., 1864; in garrison at 
Huntsville, Ala., Feb. -Mar., 1864,— St. Louis, Mo., Mar. -Apr., 1864,— Duvall's 
Bluff, Ark., May-June, 1864,— and Little Rock, Ark., June, 1864, to Dec, 1865, 
BvT. Lieut. -Col., Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful Service 

DURING THE REBELLION) 

being detached as Acting Asst. Inspector-General, Cavalry Division, 7th Army 
Corps, June- July, 1865, and of the Department of Arkansas, Sep, -Nov., 1865; 
on Recruiting service, Dec. 6, 1865, to Sep. 15, 1866: on frontier duty at Ft. 
Union, N. M., Nov. -Dec, 1866,— Ft. Selden, N. M., Dec, 1866. 



304 GRADUATES OF THE 



NuMBEB. 1851-o2. Class Rank. 

1534. . (Born N. Y.) JAMES B. GREENE (Ap'd N. Y.) . .41 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Ineantkt, July 1, 1851. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1851-52; on frontier duty at Ft. 

(Second Lleut., 1st Infantry, May 1, 1852) 

Duncan, Tex., 1852,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1853-54, 

—Las Moras Creek, Tex., 1854,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1854-55, Ft. McKavett, 

Tex., 1855-56,— and Scouting, 1856; on Recruiting service, 1856-59; and on 

(FiEST Lieut., 1st Infantry, Feb. 11, 1856) 
frontier duty, at Ft. Lancaster, Tex., 1859-61, being captured Apr. 25, 1861, by 
Texas Insurgents, at Matagorda Bay. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861, as a paroled Pris- 
oner of "War, in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., May 31 to June 24, 1861. 
Died, June 24, 1861, at Ft. HAiiiLTON, N. Y. : Aged 32. 



1535 . . (Bom N. C. ) . . . . LAWRENCE S. BAKER (Ap'd N. C. ) . . 42 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1847, to July 1, 1851, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, July 1, 1851. 

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1851-52; in garrison 
at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1852; and on frontier duty at Ft. Laramie, Dak., 
1852,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1852,— Ft. Scott, Kan., 1852-53,— Ft. Leaven- 
worth, Kan., 1853,— Expedition to the Plains, 1853,— Ft. Gibson, L T., 1853,- 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, Mar. 31, 1853) 
Ft. Inge, Tex., 1853-54,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1854,— Scoutmg, 1854,— Ft 
Merrill, Tex., 1855.— San Antonio, Tex., 1855-56,— Scouting, 1856,— Ft. Dun- 
can, Tex., 1856, —March to New Mexico, 1856,— Ft. Thorn, N. M., 1856,— 
convoying train to Tucson, Ari. , 1856-57,— Ft. Thorn, N. M. , 1857. -Ft. Stan- 
ton, N. M., 1857,— Scouting, 1857-58, being engaged against Kiow.i Indians, 
in a Skirmish at Ojo del Muerto, N. M., Mar. 12, 1857,— Ft. Stanion, N. M., 

(First Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, Nov. 22, 1859) 
1858-59,— Scouting, I860,— Ft. Union, N. M., 1860-61 --and Ft Stanton, 

N. M., 1861. 

Resigned, May 10, 1861. 

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



CLASS OF 1852. 



1536 . (Bom N. Y. ) . . . THOMAS LINCOLN CASET * . (Ap'd at Large) . 1 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was gi-aduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1852. 

Served: at "West Point, N. Y., attached to Company of Sappers, Miners, and 

Pontoniers, 1852; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of Ft. Delaware and 

"Works of Harbor andRiver Improvement in Delaware River and Bay, 1852-54: 

at the Military Academy, 1854-59, as Asst. Instructor of Practical Engineering, 

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 22, 1854) 



• Son of Bvt. MfOor-General Silas Casey, Colonel of the 4th Infantry. 



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and serving with Engineer Troops, Sep. 6, 1854, to June 27, 1857,— and as 

(FmsT LrEUT., Coeps or Engikeees, Dec. 1, 1856) 
Principal Asst. Professor of Engineering, June 27, 1857. to Aug. 31, 1859; in 
command of a Detachment of Engineer Troops in Washington Territory, 
1859-61, and in charge of the construction of a Wagon Road from Vancouver 
to Cowhtz River, Or., and Selecting and Surveying "Military Reservations on 
Puget Sound, 1860. 

Served during the RebeUion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Asst. 
Engineer, at Ft. Monroe, Va., on the Staff of the General Commanding the 
Department of Virginia. June 11 to Aug. 15, 1861; as Superintending Engineer 

(Captain, Coeps of Exgineees, Aug. 6, 1861) 
of the permanent Defenses and Field Fortifications upon the Coast of Maine, 
and on Recruiting service for Engineer Troops, Aug. 15, 1861, to July 25, 
1866; on Special duty with the North Atlantic Squadron, during the first 

(Majok, Coeps of Exgineees, Oct. 2, 1863) 
Expedition to Ft. Fisher, N. C, Dec. 8-29, ISei; as Member of special Board 

(BVT. LlEUT.-COL., ANT) BVT. CoLONEL, MaE. 13, 1865, FOR FAITHFUL AND 

Meeitobious See vices dueing the Rebellion) 
of Engineers for work at Willett's Point, N. Y., Apr. 7 to June 20, 1865,— and 
for Forts Preble, ScammeU, Knox, and Popham, Me., Aug., 1865, to Feb., 
1866; on leave of absence, July 26, 1866, to Feb. 25, 1867; and Superintending 
Engineer of the construction of Forts Preble and ScammeU, Portland harbor. 
Me., Mar. 1, 1867, to 



1537 . . (Bom Ten. ) . . NETVTON F. ALEXAND ER (Ap'd Ten. ) . . 2 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from. July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., Coeps of Engineers, July 1, 1852. 

Served: at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Engineering, Nov. 18, 

1852, to June 9, 1853; as Asst. Engineer in the construction of the Defenses at 

Fort Point, entrance to San Francisco harbor, Cal., 1853-57; and as Superin- 

( Second Lieitt., Coeps of Engineees, Aug. 1, 1854) 
tending Engineer of Operations preliminai-y to building a Fort at Ship Island, 
Mis., 1857-58. 

Died, Oct. 10, 1858, at Biloxi, Mis. : Aged 29. 



1538.. (Bom Pa.) GEORGE H. MENDELL (Ap'd Pa.).. 3 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Top. Engineees, July 1, 1852. 
Served: as Assistant Top. Engineer on the Survey of the North-western 
Lakes, 1852-54; on the Staff of Bvt. Major-General Wool, commanding the 
Department of the Pacific, Apr. 3 to Nov. 20, 1854; as Assistant Top. Engi- 
neer of Exploration for a Railroad from the Bay of San Francisco to Ft. Yuma, 
Cid., 1854-55; on Expedition against hostile tribes in Oregon and Washington 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineers, Mae. 3, 1855) 

Territory, May-Dec, 1855; as Top. Engineer of the District of Puget Sound, 

Wash., during Operations against the Indians, Mar. 25 to Sep. 29, 1856; in 

charge of construction of the Mihtary Roads in Oregon and Washington Terri- 

(Fiest Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1856) 

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NuMBEE. 1852. Class Rank. 

tory, 1856-58; and at the Military Academy, 1859-63, as Assistant Professor of 

Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Jan. 3, 1859, to Sep. 1, 1860, — and 

(Captain, Top. Engineers, Sep. 28, 1861: Coeps of Engineebs, 

Mae. 3, 1863) 

Principal Assistant Professor, Sep. 1, 1860, to June 18, 1863. 

Served during the Eebelliou of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Top. 
Engineer of Colonel Miles' Division in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861 : 
* * * in command of the U. S. Engineer Battalion, June 28, 1863, to 
Aug. 11, 1864, being engaged in the Pennsylvania, Rapidan, and Richmond 

(Majoe, Coeps of Engineees, Aug. 15, 1864) 

Campaigns in making reconnoissances, building, guarding, and destroying 

bridges, constructing batteries, block-houses, rifle-trenches, &c., making and 

repairing roads and carrjung on Siege Operations before and about Petersburg, 

(BvT. LrEtFT.-CoL., Aug. 15, 1864, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious Seeteces 

DUEiNG the Campaign befoee Richmond) 

Va. ; as Asst. Engineer on the Defenses, of Baltimore, Md., Aug. 19-Sep. 8, 

1864; at the Military Academy as Instructor of Practical Mihtary Engineering, 

Sep. 21, 1864, to July 3, 1865; as Superintending Engineer of the construction 

(Bvt. Colonel, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and Meeitoeious 

Seevices dueing the Rebellion) 

of the Defenses of New Bedford harbor, Mas., July 8, 1865, to Oct. 29, 1866, 

— of the Preservation of Plymouth Beach, Mas., July 30 to Oct. 29, 1866, — and 

in charge of the Fortifications of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco harbor, Cal., 

Jan. 1, 1867, to ; as Member of the Board of Engineers for the 

Pacific Coast Defenses, Jan. 1, 1867, to 



1539.. (Born N. Y.) GEORGE W. ROSE (Ap'd N. Y.). .4 

Military History — Cadet at the D. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Bvt. Second Lieut., Top. Engineees, July 1, 1852. 

Served: as Asst. Topographical Engineer on Survey of North-western Lakes, 

1852-56 ; and at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Natural and Exper- 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineees, Mae. 3, 1855) 
imental Philosophy, Apr. 1 to Oct. 7, 1856. 

Resigned, Oct. 7, 1856. 

Civil History. — Merchant, Detroit, Mich., since 1856. 



1540. (Bom N. Y.) JOSEPH C. IVES (Ap'dCt.)..5 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Oednance, July 1, 1852. 

Served: as Asst. Ordnance Ofiicer at Waterv'liet Arsenal, N. Y., 1852-53; as 

(Teansfeeeed to Top. Engineees, Mae. 18, 1853) 

Assistant in the Topographical Bureau, at "Washington, D. C, Apr., 1853; 

as Asst. Topographical Engineer on the Pacific Railroad Survey, May 14, 

1853. to May 23, 1854,— and in the Pacific Railroad Ofiice, at Washington, 

D. C, May 23, 1854, to Mar. 2, 1857; in compiling Map of the Peninsula of 

(Second Lieut., Top. Engineees, Ape. 30, 1855) 
Florida, 18S6; on Light-house duty. Mar. 2 to June 3, 1857; in making Explo- 



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rations of the Kio Colorado, &c., and preparing map and report thereof, 

(First Lieut., Top. Engineers, July 1, 1857) 
June 3. 1857, to July 26, 1860; as Engineer and Architect of the Washington 
National Monument, June 14, 1859, to July 26, 1860; and as Astronomer and 
Surveyor to U. S. Commission to run the Boundary between California and 

(Captain, 17th Infantry, May 14, 1861: Declined) 
the Territories of the United States, July 26, 1860, to Dec. 26, 1861. 

DlSinSSED BY THE PRESIDENT, DeC. 26, 1861, 

for " Having tendered his resignation under circumstances showing him to be 
disloyal to the Government." 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1541.. (Born Ky.) JOHN W. TODD (Ap'd Ky.)..6 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Mihtary Academy from July 1, 
1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
BvT. Second Lieut, of Ordnance, July 1, 1852. 

Served: as Assistant at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., 1852-53; in command of 
(Second Lieut., Ordnance, Sep. 20, 1853) 
Baton Rouge Arsenal, La., 1853-55; as Assistant at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., 
1855-56; in command of Baton Rouge Arsenal, La., 1856-57; as Assistant at 

(First Lieut., Ordnance, July 1, 1855) 
Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 1857-58; in command of Kennebec Arsenal, Me., 
1858; as Assistant at Washington Arsenal, D. C, 1858-59; on leave of absence 
in Europe, 1859, and on professional duty, 1859-60; in command of Baton 
Rouge Arsenal, La.. 1860, to .Jan. 10, 1861, when it was seized by the Rebels; 
and as Assistant at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., 1861. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Assistant 
Ordnance Officer at St. Louis Arsenal, Mo., Jan. 19 to Apr. 14, 1861; as Chief 
of Ordnance of the Department of Florida, July 12, 1861, to Sep. 1, 1862, — and 

(Captain, Ordnance, Sep. 14, 1862) 
of the Department of the South, having charge also of the Hilton Head 
Ordnance Depot, S. C, Sep. 1, 1862, to July 31, 1863; in command of Colum- 
bus Arsenal, 0., Aug. 14 to Dec. 4. 1863; on Special duty in the Depart- 
ment of the Gulf, June 25, 1864, to Feb. 8, 1865; as Senior Ordnance Officer, 
Department of the Gulf. Feb. 8 to July, 1865, — of the Military Division of 
West Mississippi, July to Sep. 14, 1865; in command of San Antonio Ar- 
senal, Tex., Nov. 16, 1865, to Dec, 1866; as Assistant Ordnance Officer at 
Rock Island Arsenal, 111., Apr. -May, 1867; as Chief of Ordnance of Fifth Mil- 
itary District (Louisiana and Texas), Maj' 2, 1867, to 

(Major, Ordnance, Mae. 7, 1867) 



1542. . (Bom N. Y.) HENRY W. SLOCUM (Ap'd N. Y.) . .7 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1852. 
Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1852-53; and in 
(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Mae. 3, 1855) 
garrison at Ft. Moultrie, S. C, 1853-56. 

Resigned, Oct. 31, 1856. 



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NuMBEK. 1852. Class Rank. 



Civil History.— Counsellor at Law, Syracuse, N. Y., 1856-61. Member 
of the House of Representatives of the State of New York, 1859. Instructor 
of Artillery to New York Militia with the rank of Colonel, 1859-61. 

Military HistOiy.— Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 

(Colonel, 27th New Yoek Volxjnteees, May 21, 1861) 

1861-65: in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle 

of Bull Run, July 21, 1861, where he was wounded; in hospital and on sick leave 

of absence, disabled by wound, July 22 to Sep. 10, 1861 ; in the Defenses of 

(Bkig. -General, U. S. Volunteebs, Aug. 9, 1861) 
Washington, D. C, Sep., 1861, to Mar., 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Cam- 
paign, iu command of Biigade, Mar. -May, 1862, and of Division, May-.\ug., 
1862 (Army of the Potomac), being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5- 
Mav4,1862,— Action of West Point, May 8,1862,— Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 
1862,~Battle of Glendale, June 30, 1862,— and Battle of Malvern Hill, Julyl, 

(Major-Genekal, U. S. Volunteers, July 4, 1862) 
1862 ; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Sep. , 1862, being engaged in the 
Battle of Manassas, Aug. 29, 1862 ; in the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Poto- 
mac), Sep. -Oct., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 
1862,— and Battle of Antietam", Sep. 17, 1862; in command of 12th Army 
Corps, Oct. 15, 1862, to Apr. 18, 1864; in guarding Harper's Ferry and the 
Upper Potomac, Oct. 15 to Dec. 10, 1862; on March to Stafford C. H., by Wolf 
Run Shoals and Dumfries, Dec, 1862 -Jan., 1863; at Stafford C. H., Va., Jan.- 
Apr., 1863; in the Rappahannock Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Apr.- 
June, 1863, being engaged in thi^ movement by Kelly's Ford, to Chancellors- 
ville (temporarily in command of 5th, 11th, and 12th Army Corps), Apr. 28-30, 
1863, — and Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2-4, 1863; in the Pennsylvania 
Campaign (Army of the Potomac), June-July, 1863, being engaged in the 
Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863 (in command of right wing),— and Pur- 
suit of the enemy to Warrenton, Va., July, 1863; in Movement to the Depart- 
ment of the Cumberland, and guarding the Nashville and Chattanooga Rail- 
road, Sep., 1863, to Apr. 13, 1864; in command of the District of Vicksburg, 
Miss., Apr. 27 to Aug. 7, 1864; in command of 20th Army Corps, Aug. 27 io 
Nov. 11, 1864, being engaged in guarding the Chattahoochie River, Aug. -Sep., 
1864, — Surrender of Atlanta, Ga., Sep. 2, 1864, — and Occupation of Atlanta, 
Sep. 2-Nov. 15, 1864; in command of the Army of Georgia, Nov. 11, 1864, to 
June 9, 1865; on the "March to the Sea," with numerous Actions and Skir- 
mishes from Atlanta to Savannah, Ga., Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, 1864, — and Surren- 
der of Savannah, Dec. 21, 1864; in the Invasion of the Carolina.?, from the 
Base of the Savannah River, Jan. 15 to Apr. 26, 1865, being engaged in the 
Passage of Salkahatchie Swamps, and of Saluda, Broad, Catawba, Pedee, and 
Cape Fear Rivers, Feb. -Mar., 1865,— Battle of Averysboro, Mar. 16, 1865,— 
Battle of Beutonville, Mar. 20-21, 1865,— Occupation of Goldsboro, Mar. 23- 
Apr. 10, 1865,— Capture of Raleigh, Apr. 13, 1865,— and Surrender of the 
Insurgent Army, under General J. E. Johnston, at Durham Station, N. C, 
Apr. 26, 1865; on the March to Richmond, Va., and Washington, D. C, 
Apr. 28 to May 24, 1865; on leave of absence, June 9-29, 1865; and in com- 
mand of the Department of the Mississippi, June 29 to Sep. 16, 1865. 
Resigned, Sep. 28, 1865. 

Civil History. — Candidate for the Office of Secretary of State of New York, 
1865, but not elected. Counsellor at Law, Brooklyn, N. Y., since 1865. 



1543. . (Bom N. Y.) . . . .JAMES VAN VOAST (Ap'd N. Y.) . .8 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. MiUtaiy Academy from July 1, 
1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Leeut., 3d Abulleey, JtJLX 1, 1852. 



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NuMBEB. 1852. Class Eank. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Independence, Mas., 1852-53; on voyage to Cali- 
(Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Aug. 22, 1853; 
fornia, 1853, but being wrecked in the steamer San Francisco, returned, 185-4; 
in garrison at Ft. Wood, N. Y., 1851,— Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1854,— and Ft. 
Monroe, Va., 1854; on frontier duty at Ft. Reading, Gal., 1854-55; in garrison 
at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1855; on Recruiting service, 1855; on frontier duty, as 

(FrBST Lieut., 9th Infantey, Mae. 3, 1855) 
Quartermaster 9th Infantry, July 4, 1855, to June 11,1858, — at Ft. Vancouver, 
Wash., 1856, — Cascades, 1856, being engaged in Defense of the Post against 
hostile Indians, Mar. 27-28. 1856,— on Yakama Expedition, 1856,— Ft. Van- 
couver, Wash., 1856,— Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., 1856,— and Ft. Dalles, Or., 
1856-58; on Recruiting service, 1858-60; and on frontier duty at Ft. Colville, 
Wash., 1860-61,— Ft. Dalles, Or., 1861,— Ft. Cascades, Wash., 1861,— and San 

(Captain, 9th Infantry, Mar. 1, 1861) 
Francisco harbor, Cal., 1861-63. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1863-66: as Provost- 
(Majoe, 18th Infantry, Dec. 29, 1863) 
Marshal of San Francisco, Cal., Apr. 11 to Jan., 1865; as Superintendent of 
Regimental Recruiting Service, Feb. 11, 1865, to Mar. 19, 1866; on leave of 
absence. Mar. 19 to June 13, 1866; in command of Ft. Laramie, Dak., June 13, 
to Dec, 1866,— Ft. Philip Kearny, Dak., Jan., 1867, to 



1544. .(Born 0.) DAVID S. STANLEY (Ap'd0.)..9 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1852. 

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1852-53; on 

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Sep. 6, 1853) 

Pacific Railroad Reconnoissance, May 24, 1853, to June 22, 1854; and 

on frontier duty at Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1854, — Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 

(Second Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Mae. 3, 1855) 
1854-55, — conducting Recruits to Ft. Pierre, Dak., 1856, — quelling Kansas 

(First Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Mar. 27, 1855) 
disturbances, 1856, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1856-57, —Cheyenne Expedi- 
tion, 1857,— Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1857,— Ft. Riley, Kan.. 1857-58,— 
March to Arkansas River, 1858, — Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1858, — Ft. Arbuckle, 
I. T., 1858, — Scouting against Camanche Indians, 1859, being engaged in a 
Skirmish near Ft. Arbuckle, L T., Feb. 27, 1859,— Ft. Arbuckle, L T., 1859, 
—Ft. Cobb, L T. 1859-60,— Ft. Smith, Ark., 1860-61,— and Ft. Washita. I. T., 
1861. 

Captain, 1st Cavalry, Mar. 16, 1861: 4th Cavalry, Aug. 3, 1861. 
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in the suc- 
cessful Evacuation of the Indian Territory, and March to Ft. Leavenworth, 
Kan., May 1-31, 1861; in Military operations in Missouri, June-Nov., 1861, 
being engaged in the Skirmish and Capture of Forsyth, June 27, 1861,--- 
Action of Dug Spring. Aug. 2, 1861. — Battle of Wilson's Creek (guarding 
trains), Aug. 10, 1861, — Retreat to RoUa, Aug., 1861,— Skirmish near 
Salem, Sep., 1861, — and March from St. Louis to Syracuse and Springfield, 

(Beig.-Genenal, U. S. Volunteers, Sep. 28, 1861) 
terminating, Nov. 6, 1861; on sick leave of absence on account of broken 



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leg, Nov., 1861, to Jan., 186i2; as Member of Military Commisiou at St. Louis 
Mo., Feb., 1862; in command of Division, Army of the Mississippi, in opera- 
tions against New Madrid, resulting in its Capture, Mar. 13, 1862, — Attack 
on Island No. 10, Mississippi River, which capitulated, Apr. 7, 1862, — Expe- 
dition to Ft. Pillow, Ten., Apr. 12-16, 1862, — Advance upon and Siege of Cor- 
inth, Mis., Apr. 22-May 30, 1862, including the Action of Farmington Mis., 
May 9, 186i?, and several Skirmishes, — and i)ursuit of the Rebels to Booneville, 
Mis., May 30, 1862; in command of Division in operations in Northern Missis- 
sippi and Alabama, June-Nov., 1862, being engaged in the Battle of luka, Mis., 
Sep. 19, 1862,— and Battle of Corinth, Mis., Oct. 3-4, 1862; as Chief of Cav- 
alry of the Army of the Cumberland, in the Tennessee Campaign, Nov. 24, 

(Majok-Genekal, U. S. Volunteeks, Nov. 29, 1862) 
1862, to Sep. 9, 1863, being engaged in a Skirmish at Franklin, Ten., Dec. 15, 
and at Nolansville, Dec. 27, 1862,— Battle of Stone Eiver, Dec. 31, 1862- 
Jan. 3, 1863, — Actions at Bradeyville, Mar. 1, Snow Hill, Apr. 2, Franklin, 
(BvT. Lieut. -CoL., Dec. 31, 1862, fob Gallant and Mebitobious Sebvices 
AT THE Battle of Stone E,ivek, Ten. ) 
Apr. 10, and Middleton, May 20, 1863,— Advance on Tullahoma, June 24- 
July 1, 1863, Action of Shelbyville, June 27, 1863,— Skirmish on Elk Eiver, 
July 2, 1863, — Expedition to Huntsville, Ala., July, 1862, — and Passage of the 
Tennessee Eiver and North Georgia Mountains, Sep., 1863; on sick leave of 
absence, Sep. -Oct., 1863; in command of Division (Army of the Cumberland', 
Nov., 1863-May, 1864, at Bridgeport, Ala., and Blue Spring, East Tennessee; 

(Majob, 5th Cavalet, Dec. 1, 1863) 
in the Livasion of Georgia (Army of the Cumberland), in command of Division. 
May 2-July 30, 1864, and subsequently of 4th Army Corps, which he com- 
manded until Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Feb. 1, 1866, being engaged in 
Operations around Dalton, May 7-13, 1864,— Battle of Eesaca, May 15, 1864, 
(BvT. Colonel, May 15, 1864, for Gallant and Mekitoeious Seevices 
at the Battle of Eesaca, Ga. ) 
— Pursuit of the enemy, with constant skirmishing, to Cassville, May 17-19, 
1864,— Battle of Dallas, May 25-28, 1864,— Movement against Pine Moun- 
tain with almost daily severe engagements. May 28 to June 20, 1864. — 
Battles of Kenesaw Mountain, June 20 to July 2, 1864, — Assault at Euli's 
Station, Julv 4, 1864, — Passage of the Chattahoochie Eiver, July 12-17, 
1864,— Combat of Peach Tree Creek, July 19-21, 1864,— Siege of Atlanta, 
July 22-Sep. 2, 1864, — Assault of the enemy's intrenchments at Jonesboro, 
Sep. 1, 1864, where he was wounded, — Action of Lovejoy's Station, Sep. 2, 
1864, — Surrender of Atlanta, Sep. 2, 1864, — and Occupation of the place, 
Sep. 8-Oct. 2, 1864, — Pursuit of General Hood's Rebel Army to near Gayles- 
ville, Ala., and making Eaid upon Eailroad north of Atlanta, Oct. 2-22. 1864; 
in movement of concentration towards Nashville, Ten. , to oppose the advance 
of the Eebel Army under General Hood. Oct. 27 to Nov. 30. 1864, being 
engaged in several Skirmishes, Nov. 24-29. 1864, — Action of Spring Hill, Ten. 
(in command), Nov. 29, 1864,— and Battle of FrankUu, Ten., Nov. 30, 1864, 
where he was wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by wound, Dec, 
1864-Jan., 1865; in camp at Huntsville, Ala., in East Tennessee, and about 
(Bvt. Beig. -General, U. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and 
Meritoeious Seevices at the Battle ob" Euff's Station, Ga.) 
(Bvt. Maj.-Geneeal, U. S. Aemy, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and Meri- 
toeious Services at the Battle op Franklin, Ten. ) 
Nashville, Jan. 27 to July 19, 1865; in command of District of Central Texas, 
July 20 to Dec, 1865; on leave of absence and awaiting orders, Dec, 1865, to 
(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Feb. 1, 1866) 
(Colonel, 22d Infantry, July 28, 1866) 
Oct. 12, 1866; in command of Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. 2, 1866, to Apr. 15, 
1866, -Ft. SuUy, Dak., May 12, 1867, to 



V. S. MILITAEY ACADEMY. 3H 



NuMBEE. 1852. Class Eank. 

1545 . . (Born N. C. ) • ■ GEORGE B. ANDERSON (Ap'd N. C. ) . • 10 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1852. 

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1852-53; on Pacific 

EaUroad Reconnoissauce, May 7 to Sep. 10, 1853; on frontier duty at Ft 

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Mae. 21, 1854) 
Chadbourne, Tex., 1854-55, — Ft. Eiley, Kan., 1855-56,— and at Indianola 

(Second Lieut., 2d CAVAiiEY, Mae. 3, 1855: Declined) 
Depot, Tex., 1856; on Eecruiting service, 1856-57; on frontier duty, as Adju- 

(FiRST Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Dec. 13, 1855) 
tant 2d Dragoons, May 27 to Sep. 1, 1857, at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., and from 
Aug. 8, 1858, to June 24, 1859, at Ft. Crittenden, Utah, —and at Ft. Kearny, 
Neb., 1860; and on Eecruiting service, 1860-61. 

Eesigned, Ape. 25, 1861, 
Joined in the EebeUion of 1861-66 against the United States, and 
Died, Oct. 16, 1862, at Ealeigh, N. C, of Wounds Eecexvei) 
AT the Battle of Antietam: Aged 31. 



1546 . . (Born Md. ) . . JEROME N. BONAPARTE* (Ap'd Md. ) . . 11 

Military HQstory. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
Bvt. Second Lieut., Mounted Eiflemen, July 1, 1852. 
Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1852; and on 
frontier duty. Scouting in Texas, 1853, — at Ft. Inge, Tex., 1853, — and at Ft.* 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Eiflemen, Aug. 30, 1853) 
Ewell, Tex., 1853-54. 

Eesigned, Aug. 16, 1854. 
After his resignation he was appointed in the French Imperial Army to be 

Second Lieut. , 7th Dragoons, Sep. 5, 1854. 
Served: in the Crimean War against Eussia, Oct. 16, 1854, to Dec, 1865, as 
"Of&cier d'Ordonnance" to Lieut. -General Morris, commanding 1st Division 
of Cavalry, being engaged in the Battle of Balaklava, Oct. 25, 1854, — Battle of 
Inkei'man, Nov. 5, 1854, — Battle of Tchernaia, Aug. 16, 1855, — and Siege of 
Sebastopol, Oct. 16, 1854, to Sep. 8, 1855, iuckiding the Combats of Dec. 30, 
1854, and May 25, 1855, and numerous Skirmishes with Sorties from the 

(FiEST Lieut., 7th Dragoons, June 5, 1855) 
works — for all of which active and distinguished services he was decorated by 
the Sultan of Turkey with the "Medjidie Order," 1855, — made Knight of the 
Legion of Honor of France, Nov. 10, 1855, — and received the Crimean Medal 
from the Queen of England in 1856; in Algeria, Africa, Apr. 17, 1856, to 

(Transferred to 1st Chasseurs d'Afrique, Ape. 17, 1856) 
Feb. 28, 1857, being engaged in the Campaign of 1857, and in several Actions 

(Captain, 1st Chasseurs d'Afrique, May 5, 1859) 
against the Kabyles ; in the Italian Campaign against Austria, May 9 to Aug. 2, 
1853, being engaged in the Battle of Montebello, May 20, 1859, — Battle of 

* Grandson of Jerome Bonaparte, King of Wurtemburg, who was the brother of the Emperoi 
Napoleon L of France. 



812 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 18o2. Class Rank. 

Solferino, .Tune 24, 1859, — and various Affairs of Outposts, receiving for his 
gallantry the French " Medaille d'ltalie, " 1859, and the decoration of "Mili- 
tary Valor, " from the King of {Sardinia, 1859; and since 1859, with his Eegi- 

(Teansfekbed to Isx Carabinieks, Feb. 28, 1860) 
mentin the Department of the Seine, and in garrison at Tours and Lun^ville, 

(Chef d'Escadkon, 3d Coikassleks, Aug. 15, 1865) 
France. 

Teahsfeebed, Mas. 16, 1867, to the Dragons de l'Impeeatkice. 



1547. .(Born La.) HENRY de VEUVE (Ap'd N. J.). .12 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Militai-y Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Abtillebx, July 1, 1852. 

Second Lieut. , 1st Artillery, Aug. 3, 1852. 

Served in garrison atBarancas Barracks, Fla., 1853. 

Resigned, Aug. 31, 1853. 

Civil History. — Asst. Engineer, North Pennsylvania Railroad, 1853-54. 
Counsellor at Law, "WoodviUe, Tex., 1855-61. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1548. .(Bom Va.) JAMES W. ROBINSON (Ap'd Mo.). .13 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1852. 

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1852-53; on 

(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Mar. 31, 1853) 

Recruiting service, 1853-54; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1854; in Florida 

Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1854-55; on frontier duty at Ft. 

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Duncan, Tex., 1855-56, — and Ringgold Barracks, Tex., 1856-57; in garrison 
at Baton Rouge, La., 1857,— and Ft. McHemy, Md., 1857-59; on leave of 
absence, 1859-60: and on frontier dutv at Ft. Brown, Tex., I860,— Ft. Dun- 
can, Tex., 1860-61,— and Ft. Jefferson,' Tortugas, Fla., 1861. 
Resigned, IVLiy 15, 1861. 

Civil History.— Sutler, Ft. Jefferson, Tortugas, Fla., 1861-65. Merchant, 
Boston, Mas., since 1866. 



1549.. (Born N. Y.) MILO S. HASCALL (Ap'd Ind) . . 14 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut. , 3d Artillery, July 1, 1852. 

Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Mar. 31, 1853. 

Served in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1852-53. 

Resigned, Sep. 30, 1853. 



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NuMBEB. 1852. Class Rank. 

Civil EQstory. — Raili'oad Coutractor, Indiana, 1854. Counsellor at Law, 
Goshen, Ind., 1855-61. District Attornej' of Elkhart and Lagrange Counties, 
Ind., 1856-58. School Examiner for Elkhart County, Ind. , 1859-61. Clerk of 
Elkhart County, Circuit, and Common Pleas Courts, 1859-61. 

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 
1861-61: as Aide-de-Camp, with the rank of Captain, to General Morris, In- 
diana Volunteers, Apr. 27 to June 12, 1861 ; in Organizing Regiment, June 12 

(Colonel, 17th Indian.^ Volunteers, June 12, 1861) 
to Aug. 8, 1661; in Western Virginia Campaign, Aug. -Nov., 1861, being en- 
gaged in the Action of Phillippi, June 3, 1861, — and several Skirmishes; 
in command of Brigade (Army of the Cumberland), in the Tennessee Cam- 

(Bkig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 25, 1862) 
paign, Oct., 1862-Mar., 1863, being engaged in the Battle of Stone River, 
Dec. 31, 1862-Jan. 3, 1863, (commanding Division); in collecting stragglers, 
from the Army, throughout the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, Mar. -June, 
1863; in command of the District of Indiana, June -Aug., 1863; in command 
of Division (Army of the Ohio) in Operations in East Tennessee, Aug., 1863, to 
Max., 1864, being engaged in the Defense of KnoxviUe, Nov. -Dec, 1863, — and 
numex'ous Skirmishes; on leave of absence. Mar. 16 to Apr. 15, 1864; in com- 
mand of 2d Division of 23d Coi-ps (Army of the Ohio), in the Invasion of 
Georgia, May 28 to Oct. 27, 1864, being engaged in numerous Actions and 
Skirmishes on the Advance to Atlanta, May 28-July 22, 1864, — Siege of Atlanta, 
July 22-Sep 2, 1864, — and Occupation of Decatur and vicinity, Sep. -Oct., 
1864. 

Resigned, Oct. 27, 1864. 

Civil History. — Banker at Goshen, Ind., since 1865. * 



1550. .(Born Va.) JOHN MULLAN (Ap'd at Large). .15 

Military History.— Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

Batt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1852. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852; on Exploration for 

Northern PaciJBc Raikoad Route, Apr. 14, 1853, to Feb. 28, 1855; in Florida 

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, May 10, 1853) 
Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1855; in garrison at Baton Rouge, 
La., 1855-56,— and Ft. McHenry, Md., 1856-57; on frontier duty at Ft. 

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Feb. 28, 1855) 
Leavenworth, Kan., 1857; on Spokane Expedition, 1858, being engaged in 
the Combat of Four Lakes, Wash., Sep. 1, 1858,— Combat on Spokane Plains, 
Wash., Sep. 5, 1858, — and Skirmish on Spokane River, Sep. 8, 1858; and as 
Superintendent of Wagon Road from Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., to Ft. Benton, 

(Captain, 2d Artillery, Aug. 11, 1862) 
Dak., 1858-63. 

Resigned, May 23, 1863. 

Civil History.— Degree of A. M. conferred by St. John's College, Md., 
1855. Contractor for carrying the Mail from Chico, Cal., to Idaho, 1863-67. 
Employed in the U. S. Surveyor's Oflace, at San Francisco, Cal., 1867. 



314 GRADUATES OF THE 



Number. 1852. Class Kank. 

1551.. (Born R.I..).... SYLVESTER MO WRY (Ap'd E. L)..16 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 3d AsTrLLEKy, July 1, 1852. 

Served: on frontier duty at San Francisco, Cal., 1852-53, — Pacific Eailroad 

(Second Lieut., 3d Aetilleey, Sep. 6, 1853) 

Exploration, 1853-54, — March through Utah to Cahfornia, 1854-55,— Benicia, 

(First Lieut. , 3d Artillery, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Cal., 1855,— and Ft. Yuma, Cal., 1855-57. 

Resigned, July 31, 1858. 

Civil History.— Elected D'elegate to the U. S. House of Representatives 
from the proposed Territory of Arizona, 1857 and 1859. U. S. Commissioner 
to run and mark the Boundary Line between the State of California and the 
Tei-ritories of the United States, 1860-61. Author of "The Geography and 
Resources of Arizona and Sonora," 1865. 



1552.. (Born Ky.) GEORGE B. COSBY (Ap'd Ky.)..17 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 

1848, to July 1 1852, when he was graduated, and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, July 1, 1852. 

Served: at the Cavaliy School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1852-53; on 

frontier duty at Ft. ^well. Tex., 1853,— Ft. Merrill, Tex.. 1853, -Edinburg. 

Tex., 1853-54,— Ft. Merrill, Tex., 1854,— Scouting, 1854, being engaged 

(Second Lieut., Mounted Riflemen, Sep. 16, 1853) 
against Camanche Indians, in a Skirmish near Lake Trinidad, Tex. , May 9, 
1854, where he was severely wounded, — Ft. Merrill, Tex., 1854, — and Ft. 
Clark, Tex., 1854-55; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1855; at the 

(Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Military Academy, as Assistant Instructor of Cavalry, Sep. 26, 1855, to Jan, 23, 
1857; on frontier duty at Camp Colorado, Tex., 1857, — Escorting Topographi- 

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, May 1, 1856) 
cal party in Texas, 1857-58, — Camp Radziminski, Tex., 1859, — Camp Colo- 
rado, Tex., 1859, — Scouting, 1859, being engaged against Camanche Indians 
in the Combat of Nescutunga Valley, May 13, 1859,— and Ft. Mason, Tex., 
1859-60; on leave of absence, 1860; on frontier duty at Ft. Mason, Tex., 

(Captain, 2d Cavalry, May 9, 1861) 
1860-61 ; and on leave of absence, 1861. 

Resigned, May 10, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66, against the United States. 



1553.. (Bom Ky.) ROBERT B. THOMAS (Ap'd Mis. ).. 18 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from Sep. 1, 
1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai-my to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, July 1, 1852. 
Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1852-54; in 
(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Sep. 28, 1852) 



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NUMBEE. 1852. Class Bank. 

garrison at Baton Eouge, La., 1851; on frontier duty at Ft. Washita, I. T.. 

(FzRST Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, Nov. 25, 1854) 
1854^55; and in Florida Hostilities, against the Seminole Indians, 1855-56. 
Resigned, Jan. 31, 1856. 

Civil History — Unknown. 

Joined in the EebeUion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1554 . . (Born N. Y. . ) . . GEORG-E L. HART3UPF ( Ap'd Mich. ) . . 19 

Military History. —Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was gi-aduated and promoted' in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 4th Aetilleey, July 1, 1852. 

Served : in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y. , 1852 ; on frontier duty, at Ft. 

Brown, Tex., 1852-53; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 

(Second Lieut., 2d Aetilleey, June 12, 1853) 
1854-56, being engaged on Topographical duty, Dec, 1854, to May, 1855,— 

(FiEST LiEDT., 2d Aetilleey, Mae. 8, 1855) 
and in a Skirmish near Ft. Drane, Fla., Dec, 20, 1855, where he was severely 
wounded; at the Military Academy, as Asst. Instructor of Artillery Tactics, 
Sep. 29, 1856, to June 14, 1859; on frontier duty at Ft. Mackinac, Mich., 
1859-60; on leave of absence, 1860-61; and in garrison at Washington, D. C, 
1861. 

Bvt. Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Geneeal, Mae. 22, 1861. 

Served diiring the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: as Asst. Adju- 
tant-General of the Department of Florida, Apr. 13 to July 12. 1861, being 
engaged in the Defense of Ft. Pickens, Fla. ; as Chief of Staff of Brig. -General 

(Capt. Staff — Asst. Adjutant-Geneeal, Aug. 3, 1861) 
Rosecrans, commanding Department of West Virginia, Aug. 8, 1861, to Mar. 29, 
1862, being engaged in the Action of Carnifex Ferry, Sep. 10, 1861, — and 
Pursuit of Rebels under General Floyd, Sep., 1861 ; on Special duty in the War 
Department, Apr. 14 to May, 1862; in Operations in the Department of the 

(Beig. -Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Ape. 15, 1862) 
Rappahannock, May-July, 1862 ; in the Northern Virginia Campaign, July-Aug. , 

(Major Stapf — Asst. Adjutant-Geneeal, July 17, 1862) 
1862, being engaged in the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9, 1862, — and Battle 
of Manassas, Aug. 29, 1862; on sick leave of absence, Aug. 31 to Sep. 7, 1862; in 
the Maryland Campaign (Army of the Potomac), Sep., 1862, being engaged in 
the Battle of South Mountain, Sep. 14, 1862, — and Battle of Antietam, Sep. 17, 
(Bvt. Colonel, Sep. 17, 1862, foe Gallant and Meeitorious Seevices 
AT THE Battle of Antietam, Md. ) 
1862, where he was severely wounded; on sick leave of absence, disabled by 
wound, Sep. 18 to Dec. 18, 1862; as Member of Board to Revise Rules and 

(Majoe-Geneeal, U. S. Volunteees, Nov. 29, 1862) 
Articles of War, and to prepare a Code for the Government of the Armies in 
the Field, Dec. 17, 1862, to Apr. 14, 1863; in command of 23d Army Corps, 
Apr. 27 to Nov., 1863, during Operations in Kentucky, and the Occupation of 

(Captain, 2d Aetilleey, May 23, 1863, to June 15, 1864) 

East Tennessee; awaiting orders, being incapacitated for field duty by reason 

of Antietam wound, Nov., 1863, to July, 1864; on Courts- Martial, July, 1864, 

(Lieut. -CoL. Staff — Asst. Adjutani-Geneeal, June 1, 1864) 



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Number. 1852. Class Rank. 

to Jan., 1865; awaiting orders, Jan. to Mar. 13, 1865; in command of the Ber- 
(BvT. Beig.-Geneeal, U. S. Akmy, Mak. 13, 1865, fok Gallant and 

MeKIXOEIOUS SEE\aCES IN THE CAMPAIGN TEEMINATING WITH THE 
SUEEENDEE OF THE InSUEGENT AeMY XJNDEE 

Geneeal R. E. Lee) 

muda front of the works for the Siege of Petersburg (between James and 

Appomattox Rivers), Mar. 19 to Apr. 3, 1865,— of City Point and Petersburg, 

(BvT. Maj. -Geneeal, U. S. Aemy, Mae. 13, 1865, foe Gallant and Mebi- 

TOEIOUS SeEVICES IN THE FlELD DUEING THE REBELLION) 

Apr. 3 to May, 1865,— and of the District of Nottoway, Va., May to Aug. 22, 
1865; awaiting orders, Aug. 21 to Dee. 2, 1865; as Adjutant-General of the 

(MUSTEEED OUT OF VoLUNTEEE SeEVICE, AuG. 24, 1865.) 

Mihtary Division of the Gulf, Dec. 30, 1865, to May 1, 1866; on leave of 
absence, May 1 to June 23, 1866; on temporary duty under the orders of 
Major-General Meade, June 23 to Oct. 1, 1866; and as Adjutant-General of the 
Department of the Gulf, Nov. 3, 1866, to Mar. 19, 1867,— and of the Fifth Mili- 
tary District (Louisiana and Texas), Mar. 19, 1867, to 



1555.. (Born O.) CHARLES R. WOODS (Ap'dO.)..20 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 1st Infantey, July 1, 1852. 

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1852; on frontier duty at Ft 
(Second Lieut., 1st Infantey, July 31, 1852) 
McLitosh, Tex., 1852-53,— Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1853-54,— Live Oak Creek, Tex., 
1854, — and Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1854-55; on Recruiting service, 1855; in gar- 

(Second Lieut., 9th Infantey, Mae. 3, 1855) 
lison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., 

(Fiest Lieut., 9th Infantry, Oct. 16, 1855) 
1856,— Scouting about Puget Sound, Wash., 1856,— Camp Thomas, Wash., 
1856,— and Ft. Walla WaUa, Wash., 1856-60; and on Recruiting service, 
1860-61. 

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861-66: in command of 
the troops sent in the " Star of the West " for the relief of Ft. Sumter, Apr. 
1861; as Acting Asst. Quartermaster to Generals Patterson and Banks, in 

(Captain, 9th Infantry, Ape. 1, 1861) 
Operation on the Upper Potomac, and in the Shenandoah Valley, May 4 to 
Aug. 1861; on Recruiting service, at St. Louis, Mo., Sep. to Oct. 3, 1861; in 

(Colonel, 76th Ohio Volunteees, Oct. 13, 1861) * 

command of 44th and subsequently of 10th Ohio Volunteers, in Western Vir- 
ginia Campaign, Oct. 14 to Nov. 18, 1861, being engaged in the Pursuit of Gen- 
eral Floyd's Rebel forces ft-om Cotton Mountain, Nov. 15, 1861; in Organizing 
his Regiment at Newark, O., Nov. 20, 1861. to Feb. 9, 1862; in General Grant's 
Tennessee Campaign, Feb. 14 to Apr., 1862. being engaged in the Battle of 
Fort Donelson. Feb. 15-16, 1862,- Movement to Adamsville, Mar, 1-25, 1862, 
— and Battle of Shiloh, Apr. 7, 1862; in command of Brigade in the Advance 
upon and Siege of Corinth, Apr. 25-May 30, 1862, — and March to Memphis, 
Ten., and Helena, Ark., June -July, 18G2; in command of land forces in the joint 
Naval and Militarj^ Expedition down the ^Mississippi River to Milliken's Bend, 
Aug. 16-28, 1862, which resulted in the destruction of much of the enemy's pro- 
perty and some captures; in command of Regiment on General Sherman's Expe- 
dition to Chickasaw Bluffs, Dec. 20-29, 1862, — and Movement to Arkansas Post, 
being engaged in its Capture, Jan. 11, 1863; in command of Brigade in the 
Vicksburg Campaign, Apr. 2 to July 18, 1863, being engaged in the Advance 



U. S . MILITARY ACADEMY, 317 



NuMBEK. 1852. Class Rank. 

to Grand Gulf, May 2-6, 1863. — Skirmish at Fourteen-mile Creek, May 12, 
1863, — Capture of Jackson, May 14, 1863, and destruction of much rail- 
road and other j^ropertj'^ in its vicinity. May 15, 1863, — Capture of Walnut 
Hills, May 18, 1863,— Assault, May 22, 1863, and Siege of Vicksburg, 
May 22-July 4, 1863, — and Pursuit of General J. E. Johnston's Army to Can- 
(BvT. Lieut. -Colonel, July 4, 1863, for Gallant and Meeitokiotjs 
Services at the Capture of Vicksburg, Mis. ) 
ton, Julj" 5-18, including the Re-occupation of Jackson, July 16, 1863, and ex- 
tensive destruction of railroad property; on March, via Memphis, to Chatta- 

(Beig. -General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 4, 1863) 
nooga, ■«ath frequent skirmishes, Sep. 22 to Nov. 23, 1863, — Battle of Chat- 
tanooga, Nov 24-25, 1863,— and Combat of Ringgold, Ga., Nov. 27, 1863; 
(BvT. Colonel, Nov. 24, 1863, foe Gallant and Meritorious 
Services at the Battle of Chattanooga, Ten. ) 
in Northern Alabama guarding the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, 
Dec, 1863, to May, 1864; in command of Brigade till Sep. 23, 1864, and sub- 

(Major, 18th Infantry, Apr. 20, 1864) 
sequently of Division of 15th Army Corps in the Invasion of Georgia, May 6 
to Dec. 21, 1864, being engaged in the Demonstrations against Resaca, 
May 13-16, 1864,— Defense of New Hope Church, May 28, 1864, — Skirmishing 
at Kenesaw Mountain, June 10-July 2, 1864, — Passage of the Chattahoochee, 
July 14, 1864,— Battles of Atlanta, July 22 and 28, 1864,— Siege of Atlanta, 
July 22-Sep. 2, 1864,— Battle of Jonesboro', Sep. 1, 1864,— Pursuit of the Rebel 
Army under General Hood, Oct. 4-Nov. 15, 1864, — "March to the Sea," 
Nov. 16-Dec. 21, 1864, participating, en route to Savannah, in the Action of 
Griswoldville, Nov. 22, 1864; in command of Division of 15th Army Corps, in 
(BvT. Major-Geneeal, U. S, Volunteers, Nov. 22, 1864, for Long and 
Continued Services, and for Speclal Gallantry at 
Griswoldvtlle, Ga. ) 
the Invasion of the Carolmas from Beaufort, S. C, Jan. 27 to Apr. 16, 1865, 
(Bvt. Brig. -General, LT. S. Army, Mae. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services in the Battle before Atlanta, Ga. ) 
being engaged in the Capture of Columbia, S. C, Feb. 17, 1865, — Battle of 
Bentonville, Mar. 20-21, 1865,— and Occupation of Raleigh, April 14, 1865; on 
(BvT. Major-General, U. S. Arjiy, Mar. 13, 1865, for Gallant and Meri- 
torious Services at the Battle of Bentonville, N. C. ) 
the March to Richmond, Va. , and Washington, D. C. , April 29 to May 24, 
1865; in command of 1st Division of 15th Army Corps, at Louisville, Ky., 
June -July, 1865, — of the Department of Alabama, Headquarters at Mobile, 
July, 1865, to Apr., 1866, — of the Department of the South, Headquarters at 
Macon, Ga., May-Aug., 1866, — and of the District of the Chattahoochee, Aug.- 
(LiEUT. -Colonel, 33d Infantry, July 28, 1866) 
(Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Sep. 30, 1866) 
Mar., 1867; awaiting orders. Mar. 1 to June 1, 1867; in command of Newport 
Barracks, Ky., June 1, 1867, to 



1556 . . (Bom N. C.) . . . . MATTHEW L. DAVIS (Ap'd N. C. ) . . 21 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 
1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Ai'my to 
BvT. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1852. 
Served: in garrison at Newport Ban-acks, Ky., 1852-53; and on frontier 
(Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1852) 



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Number. 1852. Class Rank. 

duty at Ft. Conrad, N. M., 1853-54,— Ft. Craig, N. M., 1854, 1855-56,— 
Scouting, 1856, against Apache Indians, being engaged in Skirmishes on the 
Sierra del Almagre, N. M., Mar. 21 and 29, 1856,- Ft. Craig, N. M., 1856-57, 
Gila Expedition, 1857, being engaged in the Combat on Gila River, June 27, 
1857, where he was wounded,— Ft. Craig, N. M., 1857-58, —Cantonment 
Burgwin, N. M., 1858-59,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1859,— Hatch's Eanche, 

(FiEST Lieut., 3d Infantry, Jan. 14, 1858) 
N. M., 1859,— Albuquerque, N. M., 1859-60,— March to Texas, I860,— Ft. 
Clark, Tex., I860,— Ft. Mcintosh, Tex., 1860-61,— and Camp Wetli?rell 
(mouth of the Rio Grande), Tex., 1861. 

Resigned, May 13, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States and 
Died, 1862, "whilb en route from Richmond, Va., to Raleigh. 
N. C. : Aged 33. 



1557.. (Born K C.) JOHN H. FORNEY (Ap'd Ala. ) . . 22 

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to 

BvT. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1852. 

Served: in garrison at Newport Barracks, Ky., 1852-54, — and Ft. Gibson, 

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, Oct. 24, 1853) 

I. T., 1854-55; on Recruiting service, 1855; on frontier duty at Ft. Crawford, 

(Second Lieut., 10th Infantry, Mar. 3, 1855) 
Wis. , 1855-56,— Expedition to the Red River of the North, 1856,— Ft. Snell- 

(FiRST Lieut., 10th Infantry, Aug. 25, 1855) 
jng, Min., 1856-57,— and Utah Expedition, 1857-59; and at the Military 
Academy, as Assistant Instructor of Infantry Tactics, Nov. 12, 1860, to 
Jan. 23, 1861. 

Resigned, Jan. 23, 1861. 
Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States. 



1558. . (Bom N. C.) . . . .MARSHALL T. POLK. . . . (Ap'd at Large.) . .23 

Military History. ^Cadet at the U. S. Military Academy from July 1, 

1848, to July 1, 1852, when